OSHA Safe+Sound Week 2022

 

Workers Memorial Day

Every year, on April 28, the nation recognizes Workers Memorial Day. On this day, we pay our respects to those who lost their lives on the job and recognize the impact these tragic losses have on families, co-workers, and communities. The Department of Labor is hosting a virtual event from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET that is open to the general public. The live steam will feature a candid conversation on the impact of losing a family member and coworker on the job by those left to grieve their loss. For a full list of events, visit: Workers Memorial Day 2022 Events .

Heat Forum Public Stakeholder Meeting

On May 3, 2022, from 12:00pm - 5:00 pm ET, OSHA is hosting a public stakeholder meeting on the agency’s activities to protect workers from heat-related hazards. Join us for an opportunity to learn about and comment on the various efforts the agency is taking to protect workers from heat-related hazards, as well as hear about the agency’s rulemaking process and ways for the public to participate. Register here: Heat Forum Public Stakeholder Meeting.

OSHA Heat Initiative Webinar Series

SHA Region V is collaborating with several safety organizations to host a three-part webinar series on May 10, 17, and 24 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm ET that offer critical guidance on how to identify heat stress, how it affects the human body, and how to prevent it on the job. Register here: OSHA Heat Initiative Webinar Series: Preventing Heat Illness at Work.

Finding and Fixing Hazards

At the core of every effective safety and health program is a systematic process for finding and fixing workplace hazards.  Finding and fixing hazards in the workplace is an ongoing process that helps better identify and correct hazards before they cause injuries or illnesses so that workers go home, after every shift, safe and sound.

Featured Resource

Hazard Identification Worksheet - Hazard Information 

There are a variety of ways to identify hazards in your workplace, including reviewing records such as the OSHA 300 Log of Work- Related Injuries and Illnesses. Download the Hazard Identification Worksheet – Hazard Information to learn more!

 

 

On July 7, 2020, Tim Barber died from heat illness on his second day of work at a construction site.
OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Campaign teamed up with the OSHA Region 2, Buffalo Area Office
to produce an awareness video on heat illness prevention.
Watch: Remembering Tim Barber: A life lost to heat illness at work.

 

Mark your calendars! Safe + Sound Week will take place from August 15-21, 2022. Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America's workers safe. Registration for Safe + Sound Week opens in early July. The Save the Date is available to download in both English and Spanish. We look forward to your participation!

 


Lead With Safety

 

 

 

Managers, we challenge you to Lead With Safety!

  1. Identify a pressing safety issue in your workplace.
  2. Take one or more steps to address the issue in your workplace.
  3. Download your challenge coin and share how you #LeadWithSafety on social media.

CPWR's New Safety Climate - Safety Management Information System (SC-SMIS)

CPWR launched the Safety Climate- Safety Management Information System (SC-SMIS), the latest resource to help contractors and safety professionals measure and strengthen their jobsite safety climate and culture, ultimately reducing the potential for injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Review the benefits of the SC-SMIS, watch here!

FEATURED RESOURCE

Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs (in Spanish)

The Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs is now available in Spanish! The Recommended Practices, which are designed to be used in a wide variety of small and medium-sized business settings, present a step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program.

 

 

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