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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: OSHA Outlook

Jun 03, 2021

This week’s link roundup includes news on the FY 2022 federal budget and what itU.S. Capitol Dome would mean for employers; new membership on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health; proposed OSHA rulemaking on preventing airborne infectious diseases; and new training requirements for temporary workers. You’ll also find information on options for incentivizing employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine; improving psychological safety in the workplace; and steps to preventing worker fatigue.

  • President Biden has submitted a FY 2022 budget to Congress. Learn what this budget would mean for OSHA and employers. Read more
  • The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is welcoming 15 new members to support the Assistant Secretary of Labor on occupational safety and health in construction. Read more
  • OSHA plans to draft a rule that would require employers to protect workers from all airborne infectious diseases. Read more
  • The state of Washington now requires staffing agencies and employers to provide temporary employees training on workplace safety and health hazards. Read more
  • Looking to incentivize your employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine? Here are your options per EEOC guidance. Read more
  • Celebrating errors may sound like a strange way to create a safer workplace, but it can actually improve psychological safety. Learn how. Read more
  • Fatigue negatively impacts worker health and productivity. Learn steps you can take to prevent fatigue in your workplace. Read more

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