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10 Safety Learning Tools


January 14, 2023



Safety Learning Tools

Safety training doesn’t have to be difficult. There are a number of safety learning tools out there that can create, deliver, and help you manage training better for your team. Check this list we’ve created for the best learning tools on the market today!

1. SC Training (formerly EdApp)

SC Training (formerly EdApp) is a leading safety learning tool that gives you access to a variety of OSHA-compliant safety courses and more. It has everything from heavy equipment safety training to fire safety at the workplace.

Safety Learning Tools - SC Training (formerly EdApp)

If you need courses with certificates, SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s got you covered too. What’s even better is that all SC Training (formerly EdApp) courses are editable and customizable through the creator tool. You can create your own courses from existing safety learning materials and even add your own branding. You don’t need any special design skills to edit with the authoring tool.

Safety Learning Tools - SC Training (formerly EdApp) Creator Tool

SC Training (formerly EdApp) also has a built-in template library that makes your courses interactive and engaging to your learners. But, if you don’t have time to create one, SC Training (formerly EdApp) can create courses for you through its add-on feature, course creation services. With a team of experienced instructional designers and customer success managers, SC Training (formerly EdApp) will make sure you get the best safety training as soon as possible.

Safety Learning Tools - SC Training (formerly EdApp) Course Library

Once you’re satisfied with your courses, sharing them won’t be a problem. Everything including reporting and analytics can be done through the app. Create your course, send it to your learners, and then manage their progress. It’s as simple as that. You won’t have to worry about safety compliance ever again.  

Cost: Free (up to 10 users), paid plans available

Key features:

  • OSHA-compliant safety courses
  • Editable/Customizable safety courses
  • Beginner-friendly creator tool
  • Content creation services (add-on)
  • Reporting and analytics

Join SC Training (formerly EdApp) for free and start using a leading safety learning tool today!

2. Coursera

If you’re looking for world-class safety courses, Coursera is a good safety learning tool to consider . It offers over 4000 courses in different fields, authored by subject matter experts from renowned universities and institutions including Google, Stanford University, and IBM. Industry-recognized certificates are also available for an additional fee.

Safety Learning Tools - Coursera

Coursera training materials are great if you’re looking for self-paced learning courses for your team. Some courses can take less than a day to complete and at your learner’s pace. The courses can also include quizzes and hands-on projects. Do note that these courses are longer and don’t follow a microlearning format, which can be less effective for workplace safety learning.

Cost: Free with paid certificate

Key features:

  • 4000+ courses from subject matter experts
  • Industry-recognized certificates
  • Self-paced learning
  • Quizzes/hands-on projects

3. EHS Insight

EHS Insight is a safety learning tool that helps you manage compliance. Instead of spending days building your courses, simply take and adapt some of EHS Insight’s courses from their online training content library. Their course library has mobile courses for COVID safety, safety basic training, and even hospital safety compliance programs

Safety Learning Tools - EHS Insight

Keeping track of progress is essential to safety compliance. This training tool can run reports and even send out assessments for your learners. These reports will offer insight into knowledge gaps and important information you need to create better programs for your learners.

Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Course library
  • Mobile learning
  • Reports and analytics

4. SET Safety LMS

If you’re looking for an enterprise-level solution for your safety training, SET Safety LMS may be the safety learning tool for you. SET Safety is a learning management system (LMS) which means it’s an all-in-one training tool. You can create mobile-friendly online courseware, build surveys, send out certificates, and deliver your training to your teams. You can also upload company documents, observe virtual classrooms, and even send out push notifications.

Safety Learning Tools - SET Safety

And if you’re looking to create your own courses, they have an authoring tool as well. The downside to these courses is that they don’t have interactive and game-like lesson templates that encourage knowledge retention.

Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Learning management system (LMS)
  • Mobile-friendly
  • Course library/course creator
  • Send out certificates
  • Upload company documents

5. EcoOnline

EcoOnline is a safety learning tool that can streamline your safety learning at the workplace. LMS safety training is the most efficient option as it has all the tools and features you need to create and deliver safety training. All the courses on EcoOnline are instructor-led and support mobile-friendly learning. Learning is encouraged and reinforced through gamification with leaderboards, badges, and rewards.

Safety Learning Tools - EcoOnline

The big con for this tool though is that the learning content lacks assessments like quizzes or exams. It can be challenging to gauge if your learners understand the materials without proper assessment tools.

Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Learning management system
  • Instructor-led mobile-friendly learning
  • Gamification

6. Vector LMS

Vector LMS is a safety learning tool that creates high-quality ready-made courses for businesses of all sizes. If you’re looking for courses on workplace safety that follow global standards and are based on experience and industry standards, this is the app for you. Because it’s an LMS, you can easily deliver these courses to your employees and even track their progress.

Safety Learning Tools - Vector

A selling point of Vector is the 3D animation format for their video courses. This can be useful for immersive scenario-based lessons that need simulation like equipment operations. If you need lengthy but comprehensive training, this will work for you and your team.

Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Ready-made courses that follow global standards
  • Course assignments and delivery
  • Reporting and tracking
  • 3D animation videos

7. Crowd Wisdom

Crowd Wisdom is a flexible safety learning tool that offers personalized and engaging online learning. You can design and deliver custom safety courses and manage your employees’ learning progress through a centralized system. Crowd Wisdom also boasts a social aspect to their LMS, so you can engage in social learning with features like peer-to-peer feedback and community discussions.

Safety Learning Tools - Crowd Wisdom

You can monitor your team’s safety skills and find the right courses to assign to them. Credentials and certificates are also available to motivate your team members to take the safety courses. 

Cost: Paid plans

Key features:

  • Customize safety courses
  • Centralized learning management
  • Social learning (peer-to-peer feedback, community discussions, blogs)
  • Credentials and certificates

8. ProProfs

If you’re looking for a simple safety learning tool, ProProfs is a great choice. This smart tool is designed to make things like safety training compliance easy. You can quickly develop courses with their huge library of templates and media content that includes hundreds of different safety lessons and quizzes. Pre-made or off-the-shelf learning materials are also available for you to share with your team if you need the training now.

Safety Learning Tools - ProProfs

ProProfs also encourages collaborative learning through discussion forums and virtual classrooms. As a trainer, you can also assign and monitor projects or additional learning tasks.

Cost: Free, paid plans

Key features:

  • Content library
  • Template library
  • Pre-made learning materials/courses
  • Collaborative learning (virtual classrooms and discussion forums)

9. Cority

Cority is another safety learning tool suited for medium-to-large enterprises in healthcare, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing. These industries have set standards that your company needs to comply with and you need training tools to address that need. You can create virtual safety training with Cority for a wide range of topics like COVID training, fire prevention, equipment handling, workplace safety, and even mental health.

Safety Learning Tools - Cority

The virtual classrooms and webinars will be led by experts and consultants. Your learners will have access to articles, blogs, videos, and discussion forums for further learning. Some of the free safety courses come with certificate as well. Your learners can also access all the materials offline by downloading them. Offline functionality is great for flexible learning.

Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Virtual safety training
  • Virtual classrooms
  • Safety articles and videos
  • Offline functionality

10. eSafety

Organization-wide safety training couldn’t be easier with this safety learning tool. eSafety has customized support, user logins, and custom courses. Just like the other tools on this list, eSafety has a customizable course library that you can edit with their course developer or authoring tool. You can easily send your training out to your teams through the scheduling feature.

Safety Learning Tools - ESafety

What eSafety does lack is responsive design or easy access on mobile devices. The tool is optimized for desktop use, which can make on-the-go learning harder for your learners. Take this into consideration when you want to integrate this tool into your training programs.


Cost: Request a quote

Key features:

  • Customized support
  • Custom courses
  • Course library
  • Authoring tool
  • Scheduling feature


Alec Bailon

Alec is an eLearning content writer for SC Training (formerly EdApp), a pioneer LMS that designs mobile, creative, and effective solutions for workplace training and beyond. On the off days, they enjoy cooking, reading, or finding a live show or play to watch.

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