Press Release
November 6, 2006

Compliance Magazine Recognizes Safety Training Programs

RICHMOND, Va.—Compliance Magazine announced the results of its first annual Excellence in Safety Training Awards, which recognize best practices in safety training. Training programs developed by vendors in the safety training marketplace, as well as programs developed by in-house corporate training teams were eligible.

Andrew Dwyer, publisher, Compliance Magazine, says, “The safety profession continues to recognize that worker involvement is critical to effective safety programs. Safety training is the seed for employee involvement and the Excellence in Safety Training Award honors those programs that inform employees and bring them together to work in groups to protect themselves against hazards in the workplace.”

The Excellence in Safety Training Award will be presented to the following organizations at the National Safety Congress on November 6, 2006, in San Diego.

Corporate In-House Training Programs1:

  • BASF Corp., Root Cause Analysis Basics
  • Graniterock, New and Continuing Team Member Safety Training
  • Hanson Aggregates, Safety University Supervisory Training Program
  • Parsons, NECDF Training

Vendor-Developed Programs:

  • Business & Legal Reports, Hazard Communication Audio Click ’n’ Train
  • Business & Legal Reports, Workplace Safety for Employees Click ’n’ Train Spanish/English Edition
  • Creative Options, a Protiviti Co., S.T.A.R. Program
  • Coastal Training Technologies, ClarityNet HD E-Learning
  • Industrial Training Consultants Inc., OSHA 1910 Safety Training Program

Betty Hintch, editor, Compliance Magazine, says, “We are honored to recognize these exemplary training programs and hope this awards programs serves as a symbol of our thanks for all the hard work that goes into creating effective training tools that save workers lives.”

The following industry professionals participated on the Compliance Magazine Excellence in Safety Training Award judging panel:

  • Stephen M. Bennett, ARM, Managing Director, Workforce Strategies Practice, Marsh Risk Consulting
  • Fay Feeney, CSP, ARM, Principal, Envision Strategic Group
  • Sue Miller, CSP, REM, Corporate Director of Safety, Baxter Healthcare International
  • Rosemary K. Sokas, M.D., M.O.H, MSc, Professor and Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health
  • Kevin R. Waszak, CSP, CRSP, Health and Safety Programs Coordinator, UAW-DaimlerChrysler National Training Center

Compliance Magazineoffers solutions for today’s busy safety professional. The Compliance Magazine family of safety media includes Compliance Magazine; the Compliance Magazine E-mail Report; Regs & Resources; the Safety, Health and Environmental Training (SHET) training database (safetyce.com); the Compliance Magazine audioconference series; the Safety Meetings in a Box CD Series, and a new live-event, The OSHA Training Camp.

  1. Corporate programs were created in-house by an organization whose main business is not developing training materials and courses. However, segments of the program may have been developed by a training vendor.

For more information, contact:
Betty Hintch, Editor, Douglas Publications LLC, 847.483.9406,bhintch@douglaspublications.com