Education Development

What to Look for in Early Learning Services for Autism

If your child has recently been diagnosed with autism, you may notice that services are limited or harder to find. You may find that some services are available when you ask for them specifically. This isn't a bad thing. In fact, having to ask about certain services and knowing what to look for can help you find the best early learning services for your autistic child. If you are new to finding the right services for your autistic child, here are some things to look for.

Training for the Transport of Dangerous Goods: A Guide

If you are planning to start a business which transports dangerous or hazardous material, it is important that your staff and drivers are fully trained on how to handle, store and safely transport dangerous goods and substances. A government-approved organisation must provide this training. Before you send your staff on this training course, you may be wondering exactly what they will learn. Below is an introduction to what will be covered on a dangerous goods course.

The Options for Safety Training Courses

Safety is paramount in all workplaces and public spaces. When working in areas that are considered hazardous or risky, people undergo safety training courses as a way of reducing their vulnerability to risks and increasing their capacity to cope with accidents when they happen. They often take a holistic approach in that all members of the organisation are involved in the training. Therefore, they provide an opportunity for staff members to interact, also promoting collaboration and teamwork.

Ways to Help Combat Literacy Problems

In the 21st century, literacy shouldn't still be an issue in the developed world. Yet there is still a significant number of people who have poor reading and writing skills, and it's a difficult problem to solve. Unfortunately, the plight of people who struggle with literacy isn't always given as much attention as other social issues. It's not just a case of losing out on enjoying books, either. An inability to read and write causes many additional difficulties, including reduced employment opportunities, a higher probability of involvement in crime and even increased health risks.

3 Dangers of Performing Confined Space Rescues

It is necessary for employees operating in confined spaces such as stormwater drains to undergo extensive confined space training to understand the risks which they face and how they can perform their tasks without succumbing to those risks. However, rescues often have to be conducted during confined space work. The people who perform those rescues need to be aware of the special risks present as they undertake the rescue attempt before external responders arrive.