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    Return-to-Work Webinar Helps Businesses Take Next Step

    Apr 29, 2020
    ASSP President-Elect Deborah Roy answers questions and delivers return-to-work strategies for occupational safety and health professionals in our latest webinar related to COVID-19. Roy has been involved in worksite pandemic planning at state and federal levels for more than a decade.
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    Working Together for Safety: Our Time Is Now

    Apr 29, 2020
    The circumstances surrounding COVID-19 provide safety professionals with an opportunity to show their versatility and value, says ASSP President Diana Stegall. These seven key steps can help you lead your organization beyond compliance.
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    OSHA Issues Interim Guidance on Respirator Decontamination

    Apr 28, 2020
    As employers strive to provide workers with adequate PPE to protect themselves from exposure to COVID-19, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance on decontamination of filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs).
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    Episode 43: Ergonomics for Your Home Workspace

    Apr 27, 2020
    Rachel Michael, Director of Consulting Services, Exponent EHF, shares tips on creating a more comfortable, healthier and ergonomically sound workspace for those who work remotely.
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    Safety News You Need: Industrial Hygiene

    Apr 24, 2020
    Proper industrial hygiene plays a major role in identifying potential worker exposures to COVID-19 and putting protective measures in place. This week’s Safety News You Need highlights tools you can use to prevent the spread of the virus in your workplace.
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    5 Online Strategies That Will Improve Your Safety Training

    Apr 24, 2020
    Many workers are now isolated or conducting business remotely as a result of COVID-19. Have you tried these five online safety training strategies?
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    Four Ways to Be an Effective Safety Leader During a Pandemic

    Apr 23, 2020
    Safety professionals play a key role in helping their organizations navigate changing workplace realities caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are four ways you can be an effective leader during this crisis.
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    Working Together for Safety: Safety Management Systems Help in Pandemic

    Apr 22, 2020
    In this episode of Working Together for Safety, ASSP President Diana Stegall explains how your safety management system can be a critical part of your organization's response to COVID-19 and its aftermath.
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    Episode 42: Safety and Health Training During COVID-19

    Apr 20, 2020
    Jeff Dalto, Workplace Learning and Performance Professional, Convergence Training and Vector Solutions, shares resources safety professionals can utilize to conduct training while many workers operate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    OSHA to Consider Good-Faith Efforts for Compliance During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Apr 17, 2020
    As employers continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has announced that it is advising compliance safety and health officers (CSHOs) to evaluate employers’ good-faith efforts to comply with safety and health standards.


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