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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: Workplace Protections

Aug 19, 2021

No matter where you do business, you must identify and manage safety and health risks.Engineer working on a tablet This week’s link roundup has resources to help you protect people with effective controls.  

  • There are currently no federal rules to protect workers from occupational heat stress. But this year, it’s on the regulatory agenda. Read more
  • We learn more every day about protecting workers from COVID-19 exposure. Here’s why businesses need to stay flexible and innovative at this stage of the pandemic. Read more
  • Harvest time is approaching for farmworkers across the country. These 11 tips can help keep them safe. Read more
  • Thinking of bringing office workers back on site? Here are some psychological factors to consider. Read more
  • Keep these things in mind as you work to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.  Read more
  • Workplace well-being initiatives take many forms. Learn how one manufacturer took simple steps to protect against illness and disease. Read more

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