Online Training Articles

  • Case study - Chemical management and the health and safety of workers at Packers Plus enhanced with the implementation of msdsBinders

    Introduction Packers Plus is the innovator of open hole, multi-stage completion systems and provides solutions for technically challenging applications in horizontal, vertical, multi-lateral and high pressure/high temperature (HPHT) wells. Packers Plus has operations in Canada, the U.S. and around the world. Situation Packers Plus came to ...

  • Thoroughly modern installers keep on industry trend

    The ErP Directive, through its various iterations since 2009, not only places high demands on the efficiency levels of a wide range of heating products, and especially hot water storage in our homes, but also on installers to communicate the benefits of greater energy efficiency to their customers. If the target to reduce energy use by 20% by 2020 is remotely realistic, not only has product ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • eLearning VS Classroom Training – Pros and Cons

    A Balanced Overview of Both Learning Methods Many students struggle to choose between an eLearning course and a classroom course. With the growth of the internet and the eLearning industry, a debate continues amongst professionals on the pros and cons of each method. Some people are adamantly against eLearning, whilst others acknowledge it has an ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • How One EMS Agency in Pennsylvania Has Taken Its Training Program to a New Level

    By Utilizing TargetSolutions, Holy Spirit EMS Is Able to Save Money, Streamline Training Efficiencies Emergency responders and the organizations they work for in the state of Pennsylvania are facing new challenges in how to meet EMS continuing education requirements. The previously utilized PA Prepared Online Learning System is no longer available. The ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Why Choose An LMS?

    Now that we've talked about the 'how', let's back up and talk about a few of the reasons 'why'. Simply stated, an LMS is a software application that automates the administration, tracking, and reporting of classroom and online training events, enabling detailed analysis of the effectiveness of your training investment. While the most basic LMS should accomplish the aforementioned, a ...


    By FirstNet Learning, Inc.

  • New CDM Regs: Be careful for what you wish for, advises expert

    New CDM Regulations came into force this month (April 6) to tackle among other matters the unacceptably high number of people suffering from workplace dust and emission ailments (more than 13,000 says the HSE)* but they also signal an end to CDM co-ordinators. So, what now for building site safety? asks Gareth Billinghurst, director and senior auditor at online safety legislation experts Cedrec. ...

  • Social media platforms and technology education: Facebook on the way to graduate school

    It is impossible to deny the role social media plays in the lives of our students. University systems for communication among faculty and with students, such as Moodle and Blackboard, have a hard time keeping up in student appeal and ease of operations, and thus, it is appropriate to review how these new methods of connecting affect education. Social media clearly adds new methodologies to the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 3E Company Helps LG&E and KU Electrify Its SDS Management Program

    Background Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) are regulated electric and natural gas utilities, based in Louisville, Ky. A member of the PPL (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, the utility serves 394,000 electric customers and 319,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and 16 of its surrounding counties, an area that covers roughly ...


    By 3E Company

  • Important Things to be Consider for Energy Management System

    The ISO 50001 is definitely a worldwide recognized standard for energy management. The certification originated to be able to build a standard that incorporated international legislation and this may help business control and monitor their energy ingestion. Even though it is a smart investment for just about any company small or large by removing full benefits of this certificate you'll ...


    By ISO Consultant USA

  • Online communities in Poland: are e-commerce companies involved in creating and managing online social networks?

    The challenges in the lifestyles, social and economical conversions, and technological developments lead the marketers to use modern marketing techniques. The way people used to communicate has completely been changed over the last decade. Nowadays, online social networks are one of the most powerful communication and information sharing systems worldwide. The authors put a thesis that the top ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Water Online Radio: Lessons from “The Wastewater Wizard”

    Dan Theobald interviewed by Todd Schnick/Todd Youngblood TODD:   How exciting to talk to our next guest, the WasteWater Wizard. His name is Daniel Theobald, and he IS the WasteWater Wizard. Welcome to the show Dan. DAN:  Hey thank you.  Glad to be here. TODD:  Before we get into this take a second to tell us a little about you ...

  • The challenge of widening citizen participation in climate change education: developing open educational resources on the lived experiences of climate change

    If climate change education is to become more than self–serving and contribute to meeting the global challenge of sustainable development, it must broaden its scope to include a wider range of students in terms of age, social group and ethnicity than is usually the case. In this paper the authors discuss how open and flexible learning can apply its strengths in the area of widening participation, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enhancing online climate change education: distance and conventional university collaboration for a Master's curriculum

    This paper analyses the different ways in which both distance and conventional universities engage with learning and teaching. It argues that rather than seeing their roles as institutionally compartmentalised, there is much benefit in delivering online education through an institutional collaboration which develops synergies with a potential to contribute to citizen and professional practitioner ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enhancing online climate change education: distance and conventional university collaboration for a Master`s curriculum

    This paper analyses the different ways in which both distance and conventional universities engage with learning and teaching. It argues that rather than seeing their roles as institutionally compartmentalised, there is much benefit in delivering online education through an institutional collaboration which develops synergies with a potential to contribute to citizen and professional practitioner ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • OH&S salutes 2010 product of the year award winners

    Editor Jerry Laws and other staff members from Occupational Health & Safety  presented trophies and gold ribbons Tuesday to representatives of the 16 companies that won the magazine's 2010 New Product of the Year Awards. This second annual contest attracted a new high of 42 products in 17 award categories, with an independent panel of three highly qualified judges choosing the winners. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Virtual worlds in higher education: a policy simulation

    The purpose of this paper is to explore whether virtual worlds can provide a setting for a rewarding learning experience for college students. The paper describes a policy-making simulation conducted within a virtual world and the results of an analysis conducted to assess its learning effectiveness. Our analysis, drawn from eight 'learning principles' advanced by Gee (2003), indicates that the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Building an education campaign

    Hillsborough County is one of the largest communities in Florida. The County has more than one million residents, 240,000 households and covers more than 1,000 square miles of land. Yet, participation in curbside recycling was relatively low and tonnages had remained flat over the last four years. In the summer of 2009, the County Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) partnered with the ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Assessment of Qualifications Needed by Environmental Health Graduates Entering Private-Sector Employment

    The goal of the study described here was to provide a snapshot of knowledge, skills, and abilities currently required by employers in the private sector of the environmental health and safety field, specifically for entry-level positions attainable by individuals recently earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental health. Information was collected first through the screening of 115 entry-level ...

  • Web-based macroseismic survey: fast information exchange and elaboration of seismic intensity effects in Italy

    A new method of macroseismic survey, based on voluntary collaboration through the internet, has been running at Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), Italy, since June 2007. The macroseismic questionnaire is addressed to a single nonspecialist person and reported effects are statistically analysed to extrapolate the Mercalli-Cancani-Sieberg (MCS) scale and the European ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A green MBA, is it for me?

    Are you looking for answers to the following questions? What is a Green MBA? What can it do for my career? What schools are offering them? Can I get a green MBA online? Then read on… and find some answers to these questions. Starting by providing some definition of what a green MBA is this article will go on to illustrate why a green MBA can be important for many careers and what schools are ...


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