Dr. Dean C. Bellavia

1-716-834-5857

BioEngineering@twc.com

Team Member TRAINING Pearls

Team Member TRAINING Pearls

 

If you are considering improving your team member's abilities,

 

you might find the “Team Member Training Kit” of value.


  Do new team members get their OSHA training on day-1, or are you leaving yourself liable?  Is all of your team member’s OSHA training up to date?  Do you have an “instant” OSHA training system in place?  If not, maybe this pearl can help.     If the term “OSHA” were never mentioned again, it would be too soon.  Unfortunately, like taxes, it is a fact of life and…

Have you ever hired the ideal person for a position?  Have you ever lost that person in the first few days/weeks?  This pearl can help you avoid this in the future.   There is only one thing worse than not hiring the best person for a position—hiring the best person and then losing her because you did not bring her on board correctly.  To avoid this, do the following.  …

  Is your patient information secure from wondering eyes?  Does your team NOT discuss your patient’s problems with others?  Do you have sufficient documentation at the start of treatment to comply with HIPAA regulations?  If not, maybe this pearl may help.   In order to be compliant with HIPAA and avoid legal and punitive repercussions from disgruntled patients and team members you need to employ the following forms in your…

Do you find it difficult to identify where your team needs improvement?  Do poor attitudes that are difficult to confront permeate your team?  Are there team members you would like to improve, but if not possible, replace?  If so, this pearl can help.   Evaluating where a team member needs to improve is not difficult, but it does take time, truthfulness and a systematic approach.  Even though we all dislike…

Are all of your SDS (Safety Data Sheets) and Labeling up to date as of June 2015?  Have your team members been trained on the new SDS and labeling elements?  If not, maybe this pearl can help.   Even though the revised SDS and Labeling formats were suppose to be in place on June 1, 2015, I still get inquiries about it.  The attached "OSHA SDS & LABEL Changes" PDF…

Latest Management Pearl

  • Mindfulness: Part-1, Gaining Wisdom by Understanding
      Do you find it intolerable to listen to opinions that are contrary to yours?  Do you seek information that only fortifies your own opinions and shuns anything contrary?  Is this limiting your ability to become a wiser, more fulfilled person?  If so, you might consider appreciating the contrary opinions of others.   Listening to and accepting as somewhat valid the contrary opinions of others isn’t easy to do, especially…