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Safety Training - NEW!

NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL DEFENSIVE DRIVING COURSE    

IS NOW AVAILABLE ON THE STATE OF VERMONT'S LMS SOV LINC SYSTEM

TRANSITION FROM PMA RESOURCENOW CLMI TO VIVID LEARNING

for online safety training

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2019

 

WHO IS AFFECTED?            All employees who take online safety courses

DESCRIPTION: Risk Management and its workplace safety administrator, PMA Companies, are transitioning from the online safety course provider Resource Now to a new provider - Vivid Learning. All online safety courses will be available only through DHR’s LINC Learning Management System (LMS) – the system of record for all employee training.

WHAT IS IT?

Updated safety courses

Relevant to your job

Accessible with SOV approved browsers Firefox and Chrome.

Sign into SOV LINC and browse for training.

All Agency of Transportation employees can use SSO with the following link:

https://vermont.csod.com/samldefault.aspx?ouid=2

All records of online courses will now be stored directly in the LMS.  Historical records from PMA/RESOURCENOW are in the process of being loaded into the LMS.

Defensive driving courses through the National Safety Council that had been on Resource Now will be moved to Vivid to be uploaded to the LMS. In the meantime, please continue to access the National Safety Council Defensive driving course through Resource Now.

WHAT DOES IT COST?

Cost is free to employees and all agencies.

LOGIN INSTRUCTIONS

Using Firefox or Google Chrome browsers, sign into SOV LINC and browse for training, click on “request” and then “launch” to proceed.

Detailed instructions and catalog on Risk Management workplace safety and DHR websites:

https://humanresources.vermont.gov/training/sov-linc

https://aoa.vermont.gov/secretary/divisions/workers-comp

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Risk Management at 828-2899 or

SOV.RiskHelp@vermont.gov

Workforce Development Division, Center for Achievement in Public Service 802-828-2751 or DHR.CAPS@Vermont.gov

SOV's LINC is the Learning Management System (LMS) for employee training records on all work related topics. The Agency of Transportation's (AOT) safety training center is Vtrans Training Center. The Vermont State Police's (VSP) training center is the Office of Professional Development. The Department of Correction's (DOC) safety training center is Vermont Correctional Academy. The Office of Risk Management's safety training system is meant to complement the trainings offered by AOT, VSP and DOC for their employees. If you work for those departments, please follow the directives of your safety officers, supervisors, managers and/or directors before signing up for safety courses through LMS.

The link to the website for on-line workplace safety training through PMA and ResourceNOW is http://www.rncod.com/sov, which is here.

The following documents are available by clicking the links:

An overview of the online workplace safety training is called PMA online classes overview

Instructions for employees on how to access and use the website is called How to Access Online Training

A list of courses available on PMA Websource's website http://www.pmacompanies.com is called PMA Websource Courses

We do not recommend the use of exercise balls as replacements for ergonomic office chairs purchased by vendors on contract with the Office of Purchasing and Contracting.

If you have any questions or difficulty with the online training system, please contact the Vermont Office of Risk Management at SOV.riskhelp@vermont.gov or 802-828-2899 or the Risk Control Technical Coordinator at PMA at 203-679-3827 or rnsupport@pmagroup.com.