April 28, 2023

New ASSP webinar series, indoor air quality resources, fleet safety tips and more

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The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP)

ASSP launches education series on safety standards

ASSP is debuting a new webinar series to help educate employers about safety standards. The Stand Up for Standards series will cover a different topic each quarter. The first webinar is scheduled for May 10 and will focus on the ANSI/ASSP voluntary consensus standard for fall protection.

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)

AIHA announces new tools for indoor air quality

AIHA has developed new resources to help prevent the spread of airborne-transmitted diseases such as COVID-19, the flu and measles. Resources are included for risk assessment, indoor air quality and vaccines and testing. The free tools are available on the organization’s Commit To C.A.R.E website.

Studies, resources, trends, news

Tips for fleet safety

This week’s EHS Daily Advisor Back to Basics article discusses effective fleet safety management programs. The article provides statistics, tips and resources from several safety organizations to help guide employers.

OSHA 101 resource

J.J. Keller is providing a free whitepaper on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) topics that every business should know. The resource covers OSHA requirements and jurisdiction as well as reporting and recordkeeping procedures.

Guidelines for in-house fall arrest rescue plans

An Industrial Safety and Hygiene News article covers suggested components for an in-house rescue plan for businesses that require working at heights. Seven topics are discussed, including gaining organizational commitment, assessing operational equipment, obtaining agreements with first responders and more.

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