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Planning is the key to success. I learned this while listening to a Podcast by Rachel Hollis. It has been one of the most valuable pieces of information I have learned this year. If you want to have a successful day, week, month, year you have to plan.

 

How do you think you will be successful if you don't set yourself up for success?

 

The above applies to your daily routines and your safety program. You need to have a safety calendar so you can be successful.

 

Now if you have Ving email your Ving Success Manager and ask them about your safety calendar. I am serious they probably already have one for you! Stop reading this blog and email them!!

 

Okay now for those of you who are not using Ving here are 7 parts you must include to have the ultimate weekly safety topic calendar.

 

1. Days of the Week.

Okay, I know this is not monumental, but you have to start somewhere. Open up a Google Sheet/Excel/Numbers and put in the days of the week. Make sure you include the weekends. I am sure you have weekend workers, and even if you don't, you should visualize your days of rest. Rest is a reward. You deserve it.

 

2. Delivery Time.

Your content needs to be delivered at the same time from week to week. So schedule a time that you are going to deliver your microburst training. We suggest mornings. There is no better way to start your day than with some encouragement from your management staff and a safety tip or two.

 

3. Content Name.

Okay, now you need to include your content name. When picking the topic, you are going to share make sure that you keep in mind; OSHA suggestions, dorky holidays, and seasonal training.

 

4. Deadlines.

You need to have a deadline. This is the due date of your training. When do you want your employees to have the training 100% complete.

 

5. Reminders.

It is unbelievably crucial to include reminders on your weekly calendar. If your deadline is Friday to have the training completed, you need to have a reminder go out on Thursday morning to remind your employees they have 24 hours to complete the training.

 

6. Goals.

Along with deadlines and reminders, you need to set Goals on your calendar. You need to be working toward something. Make sure your goals have something you can reach. Have 40% of our employees complete the training 100%. Have 75% of our employees watch 90% of the videos. Whatever your goals are make sure you have them and make sure they are measurable.

 

7. A Complete Date.

Have a column to write down when a task is completed. This will help you understand your routine, and if you are regularly late, maybe you need to adjust your deadlines, reminders, and goals. Don't beat yourself up just be aware of your time.

 

So there you have it. When you include these seven parts to your calendar, you will have the ultimate safety topics calendar.

 

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Rachel W

"Ving Understands What Safety Managers Need to Improve Training"

One of the biggest problems I've had with safety training platforms is making the training easily accessible on mobile job sites, making it easy to upload in-house training, and technical issues with outdated software. All of those problems have been solved by Ving. It's well-thought-out and easy-to-use.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I love the QR code option. For example, you can print a QR code sticker that explains how to inspect fire extinguishers and post it next to the extinguisher so anyone doing monthly inspections isn't guessing based on training that was six months ago. They can review the training immediately.

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Kimberly D

"Excellent Customer Service and Product"

I highly recommend using VING for anything from safety training to onboarding and management training. I can't stress enough how helpful and knowledgeable the Customer Support is!!!

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Safety training - VING makes safety training, compliance, and tracking easy. I have recently started using it for leadership and management training as well and love it!

 

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Kim B

"Ving Training has been very convenient and helpful."

I like the flexibility and convenience of completing training for employees with different job responsibilities and schedules.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It has helped to achieve a high percentage of training completion for our salary employees.

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