Previously Recorded Webinars

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5 Best Practices for Managing Contractor Safety and Reducing Risk

Many organizations rely on outside contractors to perform onsite functions and responsibilities. While there are benefits to working with contractors, there are also risks if they aren’t managed properly. Attend this webinar to understand why contractors present unique challenges, and how to proactively plan for a safe and productive environment. Information covered in this webinar will include:

• OSHA expectations and work-related incidents
• Unique facility limitations and processes
• Technology tools and how they reduce risk

Recorded: June 25, 2020

Understanding Multimeter Measurements for Electrical Troubleshooting

In this technical webinar, TPC Training explores the readings of an electrical multimeter when electrical troubleshooting. In this webinar, we discuss AC and DC voltage readings, Ohm readings, and Ampere readings using the amp clamp, and how to interpret their readings when measuring electrical control panels. Does a "0" voltage reading mean the circuit is de-energized? What does "OL" mean on the resistance setting?

Recorded: June 11, 2020

Blending Self-guided and Virtual Instructor-led Training for Enhanced Digital Learning

Recorded: May 28, 2020

Organizations may often face the challenge of training their employees remotely through a computer or internet connection. How can organizations maximize learning and retention and create a comprehensive training program using only digital computer-based formats? How can supervisors track the progress of multiple employees with different job roles? In this free public webinar, we will discuss how to build a training program by blending two formats used in digital training: Self-guided training, and virtual instructor-led training. We will discuss the differences in the formats and how to utilize their differences to create a robust learning experience for employees.

Building Skills in Virtual Training Through Interactive Activities

Recorded: May 14, 2020

Building real-world skills is one of the highest priorities for organizations looking to provide technical training to their employees.  Is it possible to build skills in the virtual online format?  This webinar explains interactive activities that can be used in the virtual format to build skills for technical trades, such as Electrical, HVAC, and Mechanical professions. Topics include interactive troubleshooting activities, table-top equipment exercises, screen remote control exercises, and methods for promoting interactive discussion. 

Best Practices in Virtual Training - A Live Panel Discussion

Recorded: April 30th, 2020

Is it possible to hold intensive training over the internet for such highly technical topics as electrical, mechanical, or HVAC maintenance? How can hands-on skills such as troubleshooting, safety, or meter measurement be developed in a remote online environment? Please join TPC’s panel of experts, as they discuss the latest in technical training in the new era of remote learning.

Training Needs Evaluation (TNE) in Your Workplace

Recorded: April 23rd, 2020

Sometimes organizations can find themselves in a situation where their training program needs an overhaul. Or, they may have never had a formal training program in place and need help developing a plan. In many cases, the path forward can be unclear. This webinar defines a Training Needs Evaluation (TNE), and how it can benefit your organization. The webinar explains what the TNE process looks like, who needs to be involved, and how long it takes. 

Best Practices for Skills Verification in your Workplace

Recorded: March 19th, 2020

Many jobs throughout the industry require specialized skills, many of them very technical in nature. These skills can make or break the productivity and effectiveness of a company. It’s important for organizations to verify that classroom, online, and on-the-job training achieves its goal of gaining these critical skills. The goal of this webinar is to discuss the best practices for skills verification, and the different forms that skills verification can take.

Annual EHS Housekeeping - Is Your Company in Compliance?

Recorded: February 20th, 2020

This webinar focuses on company compliance for EHS and making sure you're company is up to date.

Building a Qualified HVAC Technician Program at your Facility

Recorded: January 16th, 2020

What does it take to be a "qualified person" to perform HVAC technician work in your facility? How do you know if you're qualified? And who determines whether you or your employees are qualified to do HVAC Technician work in your facility? The purpose of this public webinar session to breakdown what it means to be qualified and how to set up a program for qualified HVAC technicians in your facility.

Building a Qualified Electrical Worker Program at your Facility

Recorded: December 12th, 2019

This webinar breaks down what it means to be qualified and how to set up a program for qualified electrical workers in your facility.

Effective Safety Culture: Why Contractor Inclusion Matters

Recorded: October 24th, 2019

This webinar focuses on the critical points of contractor and temp worker inclusion into an effective company safety culture.

Using On the Job Training to Verify your Training Investment

Recorded: October 3rd, 2019

After classroom training has been completed, how can you verify that your employees have learned the valuable skills they need to succeed in their jobs? This webinar will discuss the best practices for structuring an on-the-job training (OJT) program that can verify the skills and knowledge gained during classroom training. We will discuss how mobile technology can assist with OJT in the 21st century.

2020 National Electrical Code Webinar: Chat with the Experts

Recorded: September 26th, 2019

This free public webinar is dedicated to answering your questions about the 2020 National Electrical Code being released this year. What changes are included this year? Will certain changes apply to your workplace? What are some of the new electrical installation requirements? Tune in to this free public webinar to interact with our live panel of experts and get your questions answered! 

The Benefits of Mobile Forms for EHS Programs

Recorded: August 14th, 2019

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) program documents are a critical element of any employer EHS program. However, documentation, disorganization, or lack of records can be a critical point of gap failure. The pitfalls of using paper documentation for critical programs often cause confusion for employers in sorting out what is required and beneficial. In this webinar, you will learn how mobile form software assists in organizing and adding value for your organization in solving these common issues of running an EHS program.

Electric Motors - Troubleshooting & Understanding

Recorded: August 2nd, 2019

This webinar is all about electric motors and how to get a better understanding of them. We'll work through some very basic troubleshooting techniques and work through some of the common problems you may face.

5 Ways Mobile Forms Can Accelerate  Performance & Productivity Webinar

Recorded: June 5th, 2019

Mobile Forms can super-charge your data collection, reporting accuracy, and ability to identify trends. See how mobile forms can deliver online and offline access to critical operational documentation and can provide real-time data aggregation and reporting on safety, compliance, time, and quality KPI’s.

HAZWOPER Training - Is it Right For Your Facility

Recorded: April 3rd, 2019

Do you know if your workforce needs Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER) training? What worksites require the certification? Is your certification expired? TPC Training's HAZWOPER certification and training expert will outline these requirements and help you know "when", "what", "where", and "how" to make sure you and your team are OSHA compliant.

Basics of Pump Repair Maintenance

Recorded: April 19th, 2019

Updated for 2019 -  This 1-hour webinar looks at the basics of pump repair and maintenance. TPC Training instructor Wade Heisler guides you through some common troubleshooting techniques and how to keep your pumps running smoothly. He'll also take your questions. 

Value of Blended Curriculum Training

Recorded: March 20th, 2019

There are a lot of options to get your employees trained, but which is right for you?  TPC Training's Ryan Smith guides you through different training formats and how employees learn.  You'll have a better understanding of how to make the most of your training budget and the time you have to train employees.

Variable Frequency Drives

Recorded: October 29th, 2018

VFDs are a huge part of any facility.  Combining electrical and mechanical technologies as well as software, VFDs provide a little bit of everything.  This webinar introduces you to the basics of VFD.

Programmable Logic Controllers

Recorded: September 21st, 2018

We review the basics of PLCs - often referred to the beating heart of any manufacturing facility.

Systematic Troubleshooting

Recorded: August 10th, 2018

This webinar is all about troubleshooting. We'll discuss troubleshooting strategies for both electrical and mechanical problems as well as discussing tips and tricks and helpful advice.

Advances in PPE For Electrical Safety

Recorded: July 13th, 2018

This second part of our 2 part electrical safety webinar series focuses on personal protective equipment (PPE). We'll take a deeper dive into the types of gear you should be using in different tasks.

Electrical Safety Planning and Techniques, including Arc Flash

Recorded: June 22nd, 2018

In this webinar, the first of a 2 part series looking closely at electrical safety, we'll dive into planning and techniques to be used to mitigate electrical accidents. We'll take a look at arc flash analysis also. This is a great webinar for anyone trying to proactively avoid electrical accidents before they happen and keep their employees safe.

The Hidden Value of Maintenance and Measuring Training Effectiveness

Recorded: May 18th, 2018

In this webinar, TPC Training Instructor Kurt Brizendine examines basic maintenance fundamentals including the hidden value of maintenance i.e. is training a cost or an investment? We'll discuss general maintenance practices and highlight some troubleshooting basics.

An Overview of the Latest NEC Changes

Recorded: May 16th, 2018

The National Electrical Code changes every 3 years and managing that change can be challenging to facilities and buildings. This 1 hour webinar highlights some of the major changes in the most recent code change and discusses how it can affect your facility.

How Performance Support Changes the Game for Operator Training

Recorded: April 26th, 2018

In this webinar, TPC dives into the issue of operator support. the session explores how information needs to be at least 3 clicks or 10 seconds away to be affective towards supporting machine operator issues and maintenance.

Basics of Standby Generators and Emergency Power

Recorded: February 16th, 2018

Power outages are often not the fault of the facility but still happen. Local construction mistakes and weather can have an adverse effect on your facility and your customers. This webinar will help you understand how to mitigate the hassles involved in power outages, what you can do to provide backup emergency power and we'll introduce you to uninterruptible power supply systems.

Solar Power Basics

Recorded: January 19th, 2018

Utilizing renewable energy sources can be a great opportunity for facilities to cut costs. At the forefront of that is photovoltaic energy aka solar power. But there are unique challenges related to that. TPC Trainco instructor and electrical engineer Ryan Smith will guide you through the basics of solar power and the unique challenges it presents.

Controlling Maintenance Resources

Recorded: December 11th, 2017

This one hour webinar will look at achieving cost reductions by utilizing resources more efficiently and reducing downtime. We'll examine 5-S methodology, total productive maintenance, process and equipment effectiveness, and basics of planning and scheduling. TPC Trainco instructor Brett Smith will guide you through making sure you have the knowledge needed to get started.

Changes to NFPA 70E and How They Affect Your Facility

Recorded: September 22nd, 2017

Every 3 years, the NFPA submits changes to the 70E standard for electrical safety. Master electrician, NFPA member, and TPC Trainco instructor Bob Clukey will walk you through some of the key changes and how they affect your facility in this free 1-hour webinar. Bob will also be taking your questions. 

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