Friday, May 28, 2021

The
 Center for Public Health Workforce Development is celebrating Safe & Sound week by offering the OSHA 7300: Understanding OSHA’s Permit-Required Confined Space Standard course on August 10, 2021. There is no registration fee to attend this course.


 

Honoring America’s Fallen Workers

 Photo tribute to workers who lost their lives on the job

OSHA commemorated Workers Memorial Day with a virtual program and new webpage that pays tribute to workers who lost their lives on the job.

Work-related stress

 Get help now. If you're having trouble coping with work-related stress, talk with someone who can help.

Work-related stress can have severe negative effects on mental health. Help is available:

Emergency Response

 Photograph of worker

new pamphlet provides information on personal protective equipment for emergency response and recovery workers.

Fall Protection

 Stand-Down Nacional Dedicado a la Seguridad para Prevenir las Caídas: Seminario web en español - 34% de las muertes en la construcción LATINOS

A Spanish-language webinar was held as part of the National Safety-Stand-Down to Prevent Falls. A video of the webinar and the slide presentation are available online.

Beryllium Safety

 Photo of worker

OSHA has new resources to help protect workers from occupational exposure to beryllium.

Fall Safety Stand-Down

 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction - May 3-7, 2021

Resources for this week’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls include a Spanish-language webinar and public service announcement.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

OSHA Turns 50

 Photo of workers

April 28 is the 50th anniversary of OSHA beginning its mission to protect the safety and health of America’s workers. Stay tuned for details on upcoming events.

Workers' Memorial Day

 Photograph of US Capitol memorial - Photo Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day. Events will be held across the country to honor those who lost their lives on the job.

Distracted Driving

 Photo of driver holding a cell phone

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The National Safety Council has resources to keep workers safe on the road.