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Safety News You Need: Reporting and Communication

Jul 29, 2021

Our link roundup this week includes a study on heat-related injuries; information aboutCoworkers talking while looking at a tablet 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

 

 

 

 

 

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