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Frontline Focus: Enhancing Safety Engagement on the Job


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8/22/24 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

In high-risk industries, effective training isn’t just about compliance – it’s about creating a culture of safety and preparedness. That’s why we’re focusing on best practices for employee training that not only meet industry standards but also resonate with your workforce.

Join us for an insightful webinar on employee training and engagement. Our speakers, Shawn Smith, product director of training at KPA, and Taylor Thorn, senior product director at KPA, bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. During this session, they’ll take you through:

  • Innovative strategies to capture the attention of your employees and keep them engaged in their training.
  • Practical tips for reaching employees right where they are, ensuring that training is accessible and relevant.
  • How KPA customers have tailored training to fit the unique needs of their company, making sure that every learning experience is impactful.
  • The steps to transition to streamlined digital systems from outdated paper processes, saving time and reducing errors.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your current training program or start from scratch, this webinar will provide actionable insights to help you effectively engage your frontline workers. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to transform your training approach.


Shawn Smith Shawn Smith, Product Director, Training, KPA

Shawn has 30 years of training production, programming and learning management expertise. He leads KPA’s dynamic training and content team, a group of self-proclaimed nerds and individuals who are passionate about keeping your employees safe. Shawn oversees the trifecta of compliant, impactful, and innovative environmental, health and safety resources at KPA. In his spare time, he’s a high school robotics coach in Hershey, PA, pursuing global acclaim and inspiring today’s youth to be themselves.

Taylor Thorn Taylor Thorn, Senior Product Director, KPA

Taylor is an experienced construction technologist focused on safety and mobile applications. He was co-founder and CEO of AnchoRock, a construction safety software solution, which was acquired by KPA in 2023. At KPA, Taylor focuses on construction technology. He has an in-depth understanding of the construction industry, with hands-on experience managing and building safety solutions for general, electrical, mechanical, steel, roofing and solar contractors. Taylor is passionate about safety in construction, assisting contractors in digitizing their safety and compliance programs through user-friendly tools.


Barry BottinoBarry Bottino, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine.

Barry is associate editor of Safety+Health and serves as co-host of the magazine’s “On the Safe Side” podcast.