By David Finkelstein of Construction Today.
Training workers to operate equipment and do hazardous jobs safely is the critical firststep. But it’s incomplete without the next logical step: having a simple, effective way to track and verify all worker training and OSHA certifications on the job site. Verifying each worker’s training credential can go a long way toward improved safety. The worker’s photo ID card can be enhanced to provide a fast, easy way to do just that. An ID card (or an enhanced wristband) tied into a training-records database can help."