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Safety News You Need: Supporting Remote Workers

Apr 09, 2021

This week's link roundup highlights guidance on supporting the well-being of remoteYoung woman working remotely workers; preventing workplace violence; protecting workers in the cannabis industry; and how you can help prevent suicide among first responders.

  • Research shows that nearly 80% of U.S. workers would prefer remote work in some form after the pandemic. Learn how you can support that transition to meet your employees’ needs. Read more
  • More than 20,000 workers were the victims of workplace violence in 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. April is Workplace Violence Awareness Month and these tips can help you prevent these types of incidents in your workplace. Read more
  • The U.S. cannabis industry now employs more than 321,000 full-time workers. Oregon OSHA has developed guidelines to help protect the safety and health of workers at all stages of the supply chain. Read more
  • Suicide impacts every industry, but some occupations may be at an elevated risk due to environmental and culture factors. NIOSH examines the risk factors for suicide among first responders and what can be done to reverse that trend. Read more

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