American Society of Safety Professionals is your source for insights on trends in the safety profession, including developments in safety management, worker safety, government and regulatory affairs and standards.
This week's Safety News You Need highlights tips for a safe return to the workplace; new leadership at the Department of labor; ways to use prevention through design to improve worker safety; and how to properly implement health screening technology.
- The return of employees to workplaces and increasing customer demand will create logistical challenges for employers in the coming weeks and months. Learn how you can help protect the health of your workers while meeting the demands of your customers. Read more
- Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has been confirmed as secretary of labor. Walsh will oversee decision-making about proper safety requirements for workplaces. Read more
- Prevention through design (PTD) is a powerful tool for protecting worker safety and health. Implementing PTD concepts in construction benefits both construction workers and building occupants. Read more
- Temperature screening devices can help you monitor worker health and prevent the spread of viruses like COVID-19. Follow these steps to ensure the technology is implemented for maximum effectiveness. Read more