1. In the past year at Carter’s Material Handling Equipment Manufacturing Company, eight employees experienced minor injuries (cuts) from handling metal parts. One employee lost 15 workdays after getting debris in his eye while grinding, six employees lost two days each due to back strains, and four welders were treated for minor burns. Select one of the injury types, and discuss the possible performance problems. Suggest one or more solutions for each performance problem.
Your response must be at least 200 words.
2. Imagine you are faced with developing a safety training class for a multi-lingual, multi-generational, and multi-ethnic workforce. Would you try to incorporate everyone’s needs into a single class, or would you try to develop separate classes to meet the needs of each demographic? Explain your choice.
What is active learning? How could active learning principles be applied in a safety training course on machine guarding?
What is peer learning? Describe how peer learning could be used in classroom training and in computer or Internet-based training.
Discuss five possible financial benefits of safety training. Which one do you think creates the strongest argument? Which one is the weakest?