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The Z490 EHS Training Standards

Nov 03, 2021

Sponsored by Vector Solutions


Sponsored by Vector Solutions. Dr. Daniel Snyder and Jeff Dalto, members of the ANSI/ASSP Z490 committee and the ANSI/ASSP Z490.1 subcommittee defining criteria for accepted practices in safety, health an environmental training, will discuss the standards and the proposed revisions of Z490.1. Learn about the ADDIE training methodology, which is at the core of the Z490.1 standard, and gain insight into how the revised standard will address each phase of ADDIE. Leave with practical guidance on ways you can make environmental health and safety (EHS) training more defensible.

What you will Learn:

  • Discuss the ANSI/ASSP Z490 EHS training standards
  • Review ADDIE training development method and how EHS trainers use it
  • Define ways to make your EHS training more defensible

Dr. Daniel Snyder
Dan_SnyderDr. Daniel Snyder’s career spans 30 years of diverse global professional experience facilitating research, partnering with stakeholders and creating sustainable solutions for effective occupational safety and health (OSH) management systems. He is the founder of, a robust learning management system dedicated to customized virtual OSH professional development. He chairs the ANSI/ASSP Z490.1 committee. His works include the SPAN Exam study workbooks, the ethics chapter in ASSP’s Consultants Business Development Guide (2015) and the National Safety Council’s Pocket Guide to Safety Essentials, 2nd Edition (2014). He is a member of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical Committee 283 for ISO 45001, a global occupational health and safety management systems standard.

Jeff Dalto
Jeff Dalto_smallJeff Dalto is a workplace learning and performance improvement specialist with Vector Solutions. He’s been involved in learning and development for more than 20 years, starting as an instructional designer. Dalto has worked in instructional design, learning and development, and performance-improvement capacities within a safety/EHS training context for 15+ years. He is a member of the ANSI/ASSP Z490 Committee; was a member of the subcommittee that created Z490.2; and is a member of the subcommittee revising Z490.1. Dalto was named Safety Professional of the Year by ASSP’s Training and Communications Practice Specialty; co-authored the chapter on safety training for the upcoming ASSP Safety Professionals Handbook; has frequently spoken at ASSP chapter and national conferences; and is completing a master’s in organizational performance and workplace learning at Boise State University.


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