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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.

 

Safety News You Need: Hidden Hazards

Aug 26, 2021

Workplace hazards come in many forms. This week’s link roundup has resources to helpStressed worker standing in their workplace you identify and mitigate hazards that may not be visible to the naked eye.  

  • An OSHA-led task force is holding a Suicide Prevention Safety Stand-Down (Sept. 6-10) to raise awareness of the unique mental health challenges construction workers face. Read more
  • Everyone has experienced fear and anxiety, but it can be uncomfortable to discuss at work. Learn strategies for starting conversations about mental health. Read more
  • Remote work has changed the way your team manages conflict. These steps can help you resolve disputes. Read more
  • Psychological safety is an important element of an effective safety and health management system. Read more
  • Shift work has detrimental effects on worker safety and health. Here’s what you need to know and what you can do about it.  Read more
  • A recent survey found that one in three office workers believe their return to the workplace negatively impacted their mental health. Read more
  •  “Businesses are sleepwalking into a mental health crisis,” according to this recent U.K. survey. Read more

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