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    Building Toward Herd Immunity

    Mar 01, 2021
    ASSP President Deb Roy discusses what we might expect from the next year as COVID-19 vaccines are distributed, and several variables that OSH professionals should consider. “Please keep demonstrating the resilience that has become our trademark during the pandemic,” Roy says. “And please continue to find effective ways to adapt as we move toward the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.”
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    COVID-19: A Look Ahead for 2021

    Feb 25, 2021
    ASSP President Deb Roy shares expert insight on the current state of work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    Safety News You Need: Health and Hygiene

    Feb 11, 2021
    This week’s Safety News You Need includes a call for guidelines related to aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and a study on incident reporting among temporary construction workers.
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    Survey Finds Americans Backsliding on Handwashing

    Feb 11, 2021
    A recent survey found that despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have become more lax in properly washing their hands.
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    Safety News You Need: Worker Health

    Feb 04, 2021
    This week's Safety News You Need highlights updated COVID-19 guidance; addressing mental health in the workplace; and protecting the health of construction workers.
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    Rising to the Challenge

    Feb 01, 2021
    ASSP President Deb Roy describes the amazing resilience shown by OSH professionals throughout the pandemic. “The pandemic has drained us all physically, emotionally and mentally. But we should be heartened by what we have accomplished during these trying times."
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    OSHA Issues Stronger Workplace Guidance on Coronavirus

    Jan 29, 2021
    OSHA has developed stronger safety guidance to help employers implement coronavirus protection programs and identify risks that could lead to exposure.
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    CDC Publishes COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit

    Jan 26, 2021
    CDC has designed a communication toolkit to help employers educate their workers about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and address questions and concerns.
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    Biden Administration Signals Strong Support for Worker Safety

    Jan 21, 2021
    Actions by the Biden Administration are expected to improve COVID-19 protections for workers and accelerate the country's response to the pandemic.
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    Why Your Team Needs Safety Leadership Training in 2021

    Dec 15, 2020
    Economists say workers need 10 key skills for the jobs of tomorrow. Here’s how safety leadership training will help you protect this evolving workforce.


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