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Safety & Health In Cannabis Industry Workplaces

Cannabis Industry Hazards: The Next Chapter

The rate of worker deaths and reported injuries in the United States has decreased by more than 60 percent in the past four (4) decades since the Occupational Safety and Health (or OSH) Act was passed. However, every year, more than 5,000 workers are killed on the job (a rate of 14 per day) and…

Innovative eLearning for Cannabis Training

Innovative eLearning for Cannabis Training

The cannabis industry and Instructional Designer role are getting increasingly complex as they need multimodal skills to perform a variety of roles. In the cannabis industry, we need to experiment with various design modalities such as designing and developing online communities of practice, video blogs, and mobile learning for a workforce that combines various demographics,…

Cannabis Industry Onboarding Programs Too Short

When Would You Like The Project Done?

We know dispensary employees’ onboarding training is basically non-existent in the cannabis industry, but let’s take a look at other business’ onboard training. So, about 77 percent of onboarding programs among large employers in North America last just three (3) months or less, and 38 percent of employers’ report that their programs are only a…

Gamify Cannabis Industry Training

Gamification is an approach where elements and principles of gaming are used to create a more effective and engaging learning experience for the cannabis industry. Gamification can be effectively used to help the learners apply their learning on-the-job through real-life situations in a controlled environment. Gamification-based learning courses will typically contain components like a storyline,…

5 Instructional Design Principles

5 Instructional Design Principles You Can’t Do Without A sound knowledge of Instructional Design (or ID) principles will impact and inform strategies for eLearning in your cannabis business. eLearning seeks to create experiences for modern learners who want cannabis training contents that are relevant, mobile, personalized and self-paced. Primarily, a successful eLearning development is one…

4 Steps to Ensure Successful Cannabis Training

IT Security Awareness

In today’s highly competitive cannabis industry, a highly skilled and motivated workforce is essential to meet your cannabis business goals and keep your organization ahead of the competition. Innovative and immersive training that can engage dispensary employees and effectively address the identified gaps or upskill them are critical to the organization’s success. To support the…

Maximize Cannabis Training & Minimize Work Downtime

What would you do if you purchased something and it didn’t work? Chances are you’d return it for a full refund. This is how the cannabis industry feels when they pay for a training solution and it falls short of their expectations…they expect it to work; if it didn’t, they should ask for compensation. You…

Cannabis Seed-to-Sale Tracking

The adoption of the track-and-trace system (a.k.a. Seed-to-Sale) in the cannabis industry has turned into a contentious topic, with some assessing it as a solid and legitimate way to track the sales and distribution of cannabis. While others believe it to be a tangled web of overly intricate, arduous, and costly procedures, a typical product…

Improve Cannabis Industry Training ROI

In this day and age, the cannabis industry is facing new and increasing challenges. From fierce regulations established by governments and decreasing resources to keep up with continuous changes in technology, difficulties in retention of skilled people, and these challenges can be overwhelming. Instead of cutting the cannabis industry training expenses, the industry moving towards…

Cannabis Industry Cold Stress Safety

Anyone working in a cold environment may be at risk of cold stress. Some cannabis industry workers may be required to work outdoors in cold environments and for extended periods, for example, snow cleanup crews outside of a cannabis dispensary or cultivation facility. Cold stress can be encountered in these types of work environments in…