More than just a good idea or nice-to-have

A look at the potential consequences for failing to provide adequate training
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/05/2016

Ask any HR professional to enumerate the benefits of providing robust, timely and proactive training and they’ll probably talk your ear off. There’s certainly a business case to be made for investing in training programs, whether that investment is of time, money or both. 

But what’s discussed less often are the potential risks and consequences of failing to provide adequate training — particularly when it comes to occupational health and safety and harassment.