Training may be used as a means to teach employees about the dangers of
his or her workplace. An employer may pay to send a group of employees
to a training session where the employees will learn the dangers of the
job and how to avoid being injured on the job. The training could last
anywhere from a day or two to an entire week. Of course this depends on
the job and how much danger is involved. A job with considerably more
risk will obviously need a longer training regiment.
Safety Training is there solely for the benefit of the employee. An example
would be that a steel worker may be required to take a safety training
course to become fully aware of the dangers that may be faced, while on
the job. And not only the dangers to the worker, but to the safety of
this working around said person.
Without safety training the workplace could potentially be a much more
dangerous place for some than it alrady is. But taking the few days time
to take the course will ensure a broader knowledge of safety for the worker,
and also a boost of confidence in the worker.