More Workplace Safety Through Language Skills

Language barriers cause a significant proportion of workplace accidents and often mean great financial losses. In this eBook, you’ll learn how effective communication and the promotion of multilingualism are key to minimizing risk and creating an inclusive working environment.

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eBook highlights

This eBook looks at how language skills make workplaces safer:

Language barriers contribute to a significant proportion of workplace accidents, resulting in financial losses for businesses.

Effective communication and improved language skills in the workplace are crucial for safety, reducing the risk of accidents.

This eBook provides strategies and best practices for implementing language learning programs to create a safer and more productive work environment.

eBook Summary

This eBook highlights how important language skills are in ensuring workplace safety.

According to a study by the Occupational Health and Safety Association, language barriers are responsible for a quarter of workplace accidents, which is not only a safety but also a financial risk for companies.

An in-depth analysis examines the impact of communication barriers, particularly in high-risk areas such as aviation. Misunderstandings between pilots and air traffic controllers have led to tragic accidents.

This eBook highlights:

– The importance of language skills: find out what safety and cost risks in the workplace emphasize the need to promote multilingualism.
– Identifying at-risk groups: learn how some groups like migrant workers are most vulnerable to language misunderstandings.
– Effective communication strategies: get best practices for preventing miscommunication, including customized training and an open work environment.

Our eBook helps you overcome challenges when implementing a new language learning program. It explains how to convince management, engage the team, and keep learners motivated.

A best practice example from Environment and Climate Change Canada shows how incorporating gamification elements can help increase learner engagement.

Improved language skills help teams communicate better and build a stronger culture. Learn more in this free eBook.

In this eBook, we will explore the intersection of language learning and workplace safety, providing practical strategies and best practices for the implementation of language learning programs. Together, let’s create a safer and more inclusive work environment.

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