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    Stay the Course for Public Health

    Aug 03, 2020
    ASSP President Deb Roy shares how OSH professionals have a unique opportunity to significantly impact the community of workers under their care.
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    ASSP’s COVID-19 Resources Help Workers Return to Jobsites

    Aug 01, 2020
    ASSP’s COVID-19 resource web page helps workers return to the workplace.
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    Three Ergonomics Tips to Improve Your Home Office

    Jul 23, 2020
    It’s important to recognize how your at-home work environment can affect your health. When you find yourself working from home, keep these three tips in mind.
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    Virginia Passes First-In-Nation Safety Standard for COVID-19

    Jul 16, 2020
    On July 15, 2020, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board, passed first-in-the-nation standards to address COVID-19 in workplaces. Virginia is a state-plan state that operates its own occupational safety and health program.
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    CDC's COVID-19 Toolkits Cover Wide Range of Settings

    Jul 13, 2020
    CDC's toolkit webpage provides a wide range of resources for communicating about COVID-19 to a variety of audiences.
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    OSHA Updates COVID-19 Resources Guide

    Jul 09, 2020
    Through its Alliance program, OSHA has created a recurring digest of COVID-19 resources that are published on its webpage and those of several other agencies and organizations.
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    Members Share Best Practices for Addressing COVID-19

    Jul 01, 2020
    As the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved, ASSP members have shared safety practices that protect their workforces, contributing to the OSH body of knowledge to improve safety for operations everywhere.
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    Embracing Our More Visible Role

    Jul 01, 2020
    2020-2021 ASSP President Deb Roy discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and how it has shaped the role of the OSH professional. "Creative, practical and industry-specific solutions will position us in a more visible role within our organizations than ever before."
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    OSHA Issues New Guidance on Returning to Work

    Jun 18, 2020
    OSHA has issued new Guidance on Returning to Work to help employers as they reopen nonessential businesses and have employees return to work during the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Working Together for Safety: Managing Stress

    Jun 17, 2020
    In the final episode of our 11-part “Working Together for Safety” video series, ASSP President Diana Stegall offers some tips on how to deal with stress and reduce its impact your health and outlook.


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