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(Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto CARSON CITY The entertainment capital of the world may soon require health and safety training for workers in the entertainment industry. The Senate Commerce, Labor and Energy Committee on Monday heard Assembly Bill 190, which would require health and safety training for supervisors and those who work with stage props, rigging, pyrotechnics and high-voltage wiring. Supporters say the training is needed because of the a wealth of elaborate stage shows in Nevada. We just want to make sure that everyone has the training that they need to

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That role has placed ATS in a position to observe an evolving paradox of factory workforces. The automated systems that ATS maintains create a need for highly skilled workers in an industry drawing fewer qualified people because of the perception it is in decline. To fill that need, ATS significantly expanded its own in-house technical training program and gained the ability to deliver its educational courses to clients. "In today's industry, you have to be proficient in many different areas," said Gary Carwell, manager of ATS's SkillPoint Outside Training Services. "I tell people in today's

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"I tell people in today's workforce their job will change, and they need new skills, but you will always need people to maintain these machines." ATS has been an independent company offering factory maintenance and information technology services since 1985, but the expansion of its training program happened more recently, with the acquisition of technical training firm Learn Maintenance in 2014. That acquisition allowed SkillPoint to become a more mobile platform with access to 300 portable hands-on training stations and dozens of additional course offerings. Today, SkillPoint offers a diverse

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Those in attendance will learn how to spot the signs of a drug overdose and how to administer the medicine to treat them, also known as Narcan, according to Dr. Laura Kornegay at with the CSHD. At the end of the course, free Narcan kits will be distributed, along with a card for future prescriptions. Naloxone has been more widely available in Virginia since the opioid crisis was declared a Public Health Emergency at the end of 2016. Dr. Kornegay said anyone is invited, including substance abusers and their family and friends. "When people stop breathing, obviously minutes matter. So having

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The Dolphins covered the cost of training for the football coaches prior to the beginning of spring football practices across South Florida. Forty-nine schools from across Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties were represented. The Heads Up Football training began with a classroom session that focused on equipment fitting, concussion education, sudden cardiac arrest response and heat and hydration preparedness. The lessons were led by USA Football Regional Master Trainer & Christopher Columbus Head Football Coach Chris Merritt, Regional Master Trainer and St. Xavier (Cincinnati) High

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to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, April 24, at La Salle County Health Department, 717 E. Etna Road, Ottawa. A dozen spots are available per class. The training is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrive. Students will learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken

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For instance, new OSHA standards, regulations and policies have placed limits on post-accident drug-testing programs and have required certain measures to protect workers from silica and beryllium exposure. How to get buy-in from supervisors and employees may depend on the workplace, said Steven Fine, an attorney with Messner Reeves in Chicago who formerly worked in labor relations for McDonald's Corporation. [SHRM members-only toolkit: Introduction to the Human Resource Discipline of Safety and Security ] Communication and training are key, Fine said during a March 10 panel discussion at the

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The Division of Corrections announced Wednesday it is helping fund crisis intervention teams focused on de-escalating incidents involving inmates with mental illness. The division will use money from a National Institute of Corrections grant, which it applied for last year. An initial class of correctional officers will receive 40 hours of intensive training on the signs of mental illness and de-escalation procedures. It is based on the Memphis Model, which emphasizes partnerships with mental health community and law enforcement to create training programs for officers. The Memphis Police

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You will have read about our new suite of Online Sports Turf Maintenance courses in the last edition of the Pitchcare magazine. Thank you to the many people who have sent positive comments and encouragement with this initiative; it's great to see our hard work come to fruition, and to be able to bring the knowledge and experience of our expert groundsmen to a wider audience at their convenience and without involving travel or time away from the job. The previous article, together with our redesigned and user-friendly Grounds Training website, generated healthy interest and the initial duo of

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That demand increases the likelihood something could happen far from help. As Northwestern Michigan College's extended education program coordinator, Bill reached out to Remote Medical International to provide two courses this spring addressing emergency needs of individuals, guides, outdoor educators, park personnel and others venturing to isolated areas. RMI instructors, "professionally trained active medical practitioners," will teach the classes, which involve online, indoor and outdoor training. NMCs two-day Wilderness First Aid course provides an introduction to medical skills in which

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