Safety in the News: March 2020

Safety News: March 2020

Safety in the News: March 2020

HERE ARE SOME NEWS ITEMS AND ARTICLES RELEVANT TO SAFETY PROFESSIONALS FROM MARCH 2020:


U.S. Department of Labor Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces for Coronavirus
The document provides practical guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus, and contains information on safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure…

 

U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Nominees for NACOSH
Six vacancies are up for nomination on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH)…

 

Construction Considered ‘Essential’ Business in Many US Regions
Construction during the pandemic has continued to operate amid the current pandemic in many states, if industry officials can persuade government to consider various aspects of the industry as “essential” business…

 

7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Postponed
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that it has postponed the 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, originally scheduled for May 4-8, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event will be rescheduled this summer…

 

Eyeing Orders to Quarantine, Businesses Ask: Who’s ‘Essential’?t
Corporate leaders and trade groups appeal for quarantine-proof status…

 

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