Using Language and Culture to Improve Workplace Safety [24.24]
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Mohamed Hassan, Global Director of Localization and Innovation, Vocalink Global
   Lisa Stokesbury, Director of Client Success & Business Development, Vocalink Global

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Social and Behavioral
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

It's estimated that by 2050, 20% of workplace fatalities will involve Hispanic workers. Studies show native language training is significantly more effective than English-only training. Attendees will learn how language and culture impact the effectiveness of workplace safety training, and why simple translation or interpreting often isn’t enough. Attendees will also learn how to transform/develop training programs that resonate with workers and result in demonstrable workplace safety improvement.

Learning Objectives:
1. Explain why multilingual and multicultural workplace safety training results in higher employee engagement and safer work environments.
2. Identify options to create effective multilingual safety training, such as direct recording in the target language, subtitling, voiceover, translation, and/or interpreting.
3. Describe how to develop new training or transform existing training to create a culture of safety that impacts employees’ daily actions on the worksite.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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