The Language Of Safety: How To Keep Non-English Speakers Safe At Work
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It's hard to communicate your organization's safety protocols in a way that your employees understand and will remember. It's even harder when English isn't the employee's first language.
Safety meetings, on-the-job training by supervisors, in-class training and testing, and written safety procedures are all problematic when employees have challenges with English. So what can you do to reduce incidents, improve safety records, and stay in compliance?
Participate in this interactive webinar, and you'll learn:
- What is "Emergency English" and how to use it to address language barriers and challenges
- How to assess the current language competency of your workforce
- How to develop a comprehensive and practical training program based on the assessment findings
- Common challenges in providing safety information to employees not proficient in English and how to overcome them
- Solutions for multilanguage workplaces
- Using iconography to present and transform critical safety information in a compelling and memorable way
- Nonwritten safety management solutions for production, material handling, and customer service settings
- How to keep your safety program adaptable to an increasingly diverse workforce and able to overcome as-yet-unknown challenges
- How to assess and use additional resources like translation and classroom training
In just 90 minutes, you'll learn how to communicate key safety policies and practices and instill a strong culture of safety, regardless of languages spoken at your workplace. Register now for this informative event risk-free.
About your Speakers:
Danielle Pelletieris the president of English League, founded in 1995. With over 15 years of experience teaching and managing on-site ESL programs for adult foreign-born professionals in various industries, Pelletier has worked with a variety of companies including hospitality, manufacturing, and engineering companies, to introduce and teach ESL programs.
English League's Safety Protocol, a course designed to help employees understand the English in a company's safety procedures, operation manuals, and warning notices, has been implemented in a variety of companies.
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