Module 5 evaluating safety messages and training

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Some of the key points of effective safety communication include:
- Identify benefits of measuring effectiveness of a safety message or training program.
- Recognize levels, types/methods, and elements of training evaluation.
- Recognize relationship between testing and evaluation.
- Identify two (2) actions to implement at your workplace and potential barriers/how to overcome them.

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Module 5 evaluating safety messages and training

  1. 1. Module 5 Evaluating Safety Messages & Training Safety Communication & Training Techniques – For Small Business – © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 1
  2. 2. Module Objectives  Identify benefits of measuring effectiveness of a safety message or training program.  Recognize levels, types/methods, and elements of training evaluation.  Recognize relationship between testing and evaluation.  Identify 2 actions to implement at your workplace and potential barriers/how to overcome them. © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 2
  3. 3. Introduction to Evaluation of Safety Messages & Training What are benefits of evaluating safety communication and training to you and your organization? © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 3
  4. 4. Introduction to Evaluation of Safety Messages & Training (cont.)  Purpose of evaluation Process used to measure the value and effectiveness of a learning program  When should evaluation be done? Ideally, evaluate entire training process and how effective it achieves objectives © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 4
  5. 5. Levels of Evaluation What prevents us from evaluating our safety efforts? © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 5
  6. 6. Levels of Evaluation  Identify your business objectives  Evaluation levels based on Kirkpatrick’s model (1994) 1. Reaction 2. Learning 3. Behavior/Performance 4. Results/Impact © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 6
  7. 7. Levels of Evaluation How can you apply the levels of evaluation to safety efforts at your business? © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 7
  8. 8. Sample Elements of an Evaluation  Training facility/site  Media, methods, tools  Program content and material  Facilitator(s)  Objectives  Ability to perform job before and after training © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 8
  9. 9. Evaluating Learning Progress Through Testing Process of measuring whether learners met performance objectives. Types of Tests Testing Tools  Knowledge-based  Pre-tests  Skills-based/application  Review tests  Post-tests  Attitudinal tests/scales © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 9
  10. 10. When to Test on Safety Issues  Training and testing is required and/or involves certification or qualification process  Organizational culture supports use  Risks of not mastering objectives includes injury, death, or significant financial loss © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 10
  11. 11. Planning for Your Small Business 1. Identify 2 actions you will take when you return to your worksite. 2. Identify potential barriers you might encounter in taking these actions. 3. List ideas for overcoming the barriers. © 2005 National Safety Council Safety Communication & Training Techniques 11

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