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Updated TCAM Now Available


Based on quality assurance lessons learned in the last 6 months, several Training Center Standards (TCS) have been clarified or added to our Training Center Administrative Manual (TCAM). You’ll find these standards highlighted in the latest version of the TCAM, with a summary of the changes on page one. 

Little Texas Headlines at HSI 2015 Conference Event


Everyone at HSI is completely stoked about this one — I think I even saw Bot polishing up his dancing boots in anticipation.

Training Spotlight Part One: FAQs for HAZWOPER Training

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We’d like to answer your questions about HAZWOPER! Here are some Q & A’s dedicated to explaining what HAZWOPER is, what Summit offers, and how you can become a trainer.

The Hazards of Air Emissions and How to Help Prevent Them

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) works to establish air quality standards to protect public health and the environment and tracks the emissions from the sources of these pollutants, including how much of each pollutant (or the pollutants that form them) is emitted from various pollution sources. 

Know Your ASHI from Your MEDIC First Aid

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With two emergency care training brands under our HSI roof, some of our readers might wonder what the heck the difference is. Or, if you’re thinking of becoming a CPR, AED, and first aid instructor yourself, which brand is right for you?

Hazardous Effects of Hazardous Energy – Stay Safe and in Control


First of all…. What is hazardous energy?

It’s Otis’s Birthday!


We’ve got an important birthday coming up here at our HSI offices. The Otis version of our long-time “Training Center Manager” system turns two this Fall. We rolled out the Otis learning management system in 2012 and have continued to improve it to give you the tools and resources you need to make training easy. 

Keeping it Safe in Manufacturing


The construction industry is usually top of mind when it comes to accidents in the workplace, but the equipment and processes used in the manufacturing sector can cause their share of accidents and incidents as well.  

Are You Transporting Dangerous Goods the Right Way?


With tons of hazardous materials and wastes being transported throughout Canada and across the United States every year, it is important to ensure the safety of this travel.  These shipments can include everything from explosives, flammables, corrosive or toxic chemicals to spent reactor fuel, low-level radioactive wastes, and disease-causing biological agents – all very dangerous stuff.

Fiscal Year-End Budgets and Summit Connect in 2015


As the end of the government fiscal year approaches, we know that many safety professionals are doing some advanced planning for their training programs for FY2015. One way to get next year’s program all lined up now is through Summit Connect.

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