Alfonso's Language & Safety Blog

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Certified Legal Translator?

In the United States, there is no such designation of Certified Legal Translator.  Translators deal with the written word; interpreters deal with the spoken word.

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Interpreting for Technical Training

Just as newer technologies continue to replace older technologies, employees must continue to receive updated technical training. Technical skills training is a necessary component of

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Onboarding Training

There is a difference between orientation and onboarding employee training. Orientation is usually related to human resources and is done at the first week of

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Safety Pre-Planning

A while back I stood before a Hispanic work crew in the early morning before the start of the work shift. I was doing a

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What time is on Time?

Arriving on time is a very big deal! As much as we try to stand out for our as quality, ethical and knowledgeable professionals, some

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Safety- Following Up

A company was having problems with a Hispanic crew. They were a very good crew with the reputation for working fast and doing quality work.

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AI versus Court Interpreter

I have been watching the debate on artificial intelligence. Many translators will attest that only highly skilled human beings with knowledge and training can understand

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My bad note taking experience

Healthcare interpreters are encouraged to become proficient at note taking. I have found note taking especially useful when I must remember dates and numbers. For

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The Great Safety Chasm

For several years now, I have been conducting OSHA 30-hourand 10-hour classes in construction and general industry at Greenville Tech. I love teaching those classes

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