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    From one Wendy to another, this is a very nice presentation! You have given a good overview of the Kirkpatrick Four Levels.

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  • 1. The benefits of utilizing Kirkpatrick’s four levels of evaluation to assess safety training for supervisors. Wendy L. Stein Clemson University
  • 2. The Four Levels
    • Level I: Evaluate Reaction
    • Level II: Evaluate Learning
    • Level III: Evaluate Behavior
    • Level IV: Evaluate Results
  • 3. SOC Hawthorne Division
    • Evaluate the current SOCHD monthly
    • supervisor’s safety training program
    • utilizing the Kirkpatrick model.
  • 4. Remember: Kirkpatrick’s 7 tools when evaluating training programs with the 4 level model.
    • 1.Evaluate Existing Resources
    • 2.Management Commitment
    • 3.Start at Level I work through all four
    • 4.Utilize a reactionary form
    • 5.Develop Pre/Post Tests
    • 6.Develop self assessments/questionnaires
    • 7. Tag resources for results process
  • 5. REACTION: Did they like the training?
    • Observation
    • Questionnaire
    • Analyze Results
    • Record Results
  • 6. Learning: Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes
    • Pre-test/Post-test
    • Skills exercises pre/post
    • Analyze and record
  • 7. Behavior: Did safety performance and attitudes improve? On the job
    • Observation by Trainer and Manager
    • Skills/aptitude tests
    • Interview
    • Surveys
  • 8. Results: Are they aligned with organizational goals?
    • What is the impact on safety?
    • OSHA recordable rates
    • Accident/Incident rates & trends
    • Was it really worth it?
  • 9. Level Relationship
    • Start at Level I work through in order
    • Each level is predicated upon completion of lower level
    • Improve – Levels I & II
    • Check – Levels III & IV
  • 10. SOCHD: Plan
    • Conduct a reaction questionnaire
    • Pre/post test monthly training
    • Manager buy in – on the job observation
    • Organize and disseminate results
    • Revise safety training program?