SOURCE: UL Workplace Health & Safety

UL Workplace Health & Safety

January 12, 2015 09:32 ET

UL Workplace Health & Safety Wins Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence in Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training

FRANKLIN, TN--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - UL Workplace Health & Safety, a leader in innovative workplace health and safety training, has won a Brandon Hall Group Silver award for excellence in the Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training category. Its entry, "PureSafety Integrates Incident Management and Training to Improve Workplace Safety," highlighted the unique capabilities of its proprietary PureSafety Safety Management System to centralize and simplify safety, training and compliance programs by integrating observation, incident management, prevention and training into one system. The company will be officially honored at Brandon Hall Group's HCM (Human Capital Management) Excellence Conference on Jan. 28-30, 2015. A full list of winners can be found at http://go.brandonhall.com/Excellence_Awards_Home

"We are delighted that our PureSafety platform has been honored by the Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards," said Bill Grana, president of UL Workplace Health & Safety. "Our team has worked hard to ensure that PureSafety's proactive and flexible approach works for the reporting and training needs of our customers. We strive to keep our customers at the leading edge of workplace health and safety."

Brett Williams, product management & strategy director at UL Workplace Health & Safety, credits the award to PureSafety's unique features. "The robust Incident Management System allows supervisors to track both leading and lagging safety indicators, helping to uncover potential problems before they become costly incidents. The system pulls actual incident information to create company- and site-specific training courses about real-world safety problems. This integration of incident management and training functionality can help strengthen an organization's safety culture by educating employees on hazards that they and their coworkers actively face."

Rachel Cooke, chief operating officer of Brandon Hall Group, stated, "The award-winning initiatives and the skill and strategy that went into them are inspiring. The innovation represented by these winners can serve as models for success for many others that strive to push their organizations to the next level."

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product's breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

About UL Workplace Health & Safety
UL Workplace Health & Safety empowers organizations to protect the well-being of workers, ensure organizational compliance and peace of mind and drive measurable business improvement. More than 2,000 organizations in over 20 major industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical and life sciences, construction and energy, trust UL's workplace health and safety tools to meet their expanding needs. To learn more, visit www.ULWorkplace.com or call 888.202.3016.

About UL
UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.ul.com.

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.
With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (www.brandonhall.com).

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