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Develop a training program for the following situation. You

Develop a training program for the following situation.

You are the vice president for operations

Your company has experienced a high number of on the job injuries by the night shift.

You decide to stay over and observe how the night shift operates

You witness two employees racing down the hallway, encouraged by the shift supervisors and their employees.

Your first impulse is to fire everyone, but backed off after it was explained to you that previous management supported this type of behavior as a way to occupy employee's time while waiting for shipments to arrive.

The supervisors explained that they did not since they received no training on dealing with employees or what else to do while waiting for shipments.

The supervisors stated that this was a way of keeping morale high. But, that the injuries were not part of the nightly races.

Employee stated that the supervisors are treating them unfairly. You conclude that the supervisors need supervisory, and safety training.

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The training program for the managers would include the items discussed in red as shown in the attached file.

You are the vice president for operations

Your company has experienced a high number of on the job injuries by the night shift. The main and most important component of the training program is safety. A high number of injuries shows that during the night shift, when people are prone to be more tired anyway, more accidents are taking place. This not only risks the employees and the company, it also costs the company more money. Their medical bills, medical insurance, and worker's compensation insurance will all increase because of a higher number of injuries. The Bureau of Worker's Compensation will also require after a certain number of injuries that a representative of the company take a BWC safety class. A major portion of the training in this scenario must be spent ...

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Develop a training program for the following situation.

You are the vice president for operations

Your company has experienced a high number of on the job injuries by the night shift.

You decide to stay over and observe how the night shift operates

You witness two employees racing down the hallway, encouraged by the shift supervisors and their employees.

Your first impulse is to fire everyone, but backed off after it was explained to you that previous management supported this type of behavior as a way to occupy employee's time while waiting for shipments to arrive.

The supervisors explained that they did not since they received no training on dealing with employees or what else to do while waiting for shipments.

The supervisors stated that this was a way of keeping morale high. But, that the injuries were not part of the nightly races.

Employee stated that the supervisors are treating them unfairly. You conclude that the supervisors need supervisory, and safety training.

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