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.
Our link roundup this week includes a study on heat-related injuries; information about protecting workers from the delta variant; tips on communicating with workers about updated mask guidance; and a heat stress standard for indoor workers. You’ll also learn ways to improve your workplace culture; how technology can improve safety for manufacturing workers; and details about OSHA’s request for information on its mechanical presses standard.
- A recent study found that extreme heat causes far more workplace injuries than previously reported, and that those injuries disproportionately affect the poorest workers. Read more
- As the delta variant spreads across the country, learn steps you can take to keep workers safe. Read more
- Updated mask guidance can be confusing for employers and workers. Here’s what you can do to help. Read more
- OSHA is developing a heat stress standard targeted at indoor workers without climate-controlled environments. Read more
- Looking for ways to improve your workplace culture? Remember the five Rs. Read more
- Advances in automation and data collection offer valuable insights on how to create safer work environments in manufacturing. Read more
- OSHA is requesting information and comments related to its mechanical presses standard. Comments must be submitted by October 26. Read more