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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: Protections and Regulations

Jun 24, 2021

Our link roundup this week includes updated COVID-19 regulations; guidance onBusinesswoman reading papers at her desk preventing discrimination in the workplace; tips for educating workers about vaccinations; and steps for combating remote worker fatigue. You’ll also find creative methods for safety communication and a study on the prevalence of injuries in agriculture.  

  • CAL/OSHA’S new COVID-19 emergency temporary standard is now in effect. Here’s what you need to know. Read more
  • MIOSHA is allowing employers outside the healthcare industry to relax COVID-19 protocols such as health screenings, masks and distancing. Read more
  • The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued guidance on protecting against workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Read more
  • Misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines continues to spread. Learn how you can educate your workforce. Read more
  • Fatigue can happen to anyone, regardless of where they are working. These five strategies can help reduce fatigue for remote employees. Read more
  • To effectively communicate technical information to your workers, sometimes you have to get creative. Here are some innovative ways to get your message across.  Read more
  • A recent study by Penn State University researchers found that agriculture-related injuries are more common than previously reported. Read more

 

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