Employee Risk and Safety
Saving Lives with Language Training
Effective communication is a vital component in the safety of your business’ limited English speaking workers. And, building and implementing quality safety training programs is the expected standard. However, these programs do not always consider the most important factors.
When language barriers, illiteracy, and cultural elements are not anticipated in safety training programs, your employee’s well-being could be at risk. Misunderstandings like this will lead to more injuries and fatalities for the demographic. These occurrences are easily preventable with proper education and teaching techniques.
At LTC, we work with employers to overcome these issues and help bridge communication gaps. We provide language training, cross-cultural training, interpretation, translation, language assessments, interpreter and people skills training. We have measurable success in working with employees who need to improve the following:
- English Speaking and Comprehension
- Accent Modification
- Translation of safety materials, lockout/tagout instructions and various HR documents
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We believe in a low-stress learning environment. We make the process of learning a new language meaningful, authentic, and personal with customized programs that make sure you get what you want out of your language experience.
When you’re communicating with someone from a different country, or even just a different background, cultural mixups can create misunderstandings that could spell disaster for your business. LTC’s cultural training ensures you have the cultural competence to not just talk- but to truly communicate.
Organizations across the country are facing a looming skills gap. LTC’s People Skills training suite helps you prepare your team for success in the 21st century global marketplace through customized leadership, team building, and presentation skills trainings.
INTERPRETING & TRANSLATION
LTC’s interpreting and translation services ensure that no matter when a communication gap arises, you have a solution available to bridge it. Whether the need is in-person oral communication or translation of the written word, LTC can be there to help.