In March, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released their National Emphasis Program (NEP) focused on COVID compliance.
OSHA’s COVID Focus and How to Be Prepared!
The goal of OSHA’s new COVID-19 NEP is “to significantly reduce or eliminate worker exposures to SARS-CoV-2 by targeting industries and worksites where employees may have a high frequency of close contact exposures and therefore, controlling the health hazards associated with such exposures.”
Using Health & Safety tools and technology to ensure our global staff are operating safely and efficiently
The health and safety of employees is critical for our company’s success. Each year, Tetra Tech works on more than 65,000 projects globally, and each work environment requires technology and tools to support safe working conditions for our staff.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced a new policy and approach to protect workers from exposure to hazardous process chemicals during manufacturing, which includes the establishment of an Industry Focus Process Chemicals List (IFPCL).
Process chemicals include those used during the manufacturing of a product or maintenance of related equipment. Examples of process chemicals include cleaning agents, solvents, lubricants, refrigerants, hydraulic fluids, adhesives, inks and coatings.
The 5th annual awards honor bold new products, technologies, concepts, companies, policies and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet
NEW YORK, May 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) today announced that its WELL Health-Safety Rating, which is being deployed across more than one billion square feet of real estate, has been selected as an Honorable Mention in Fast Company’s 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. The WELL Health-Safety Rating was recognized in the Spaces, Places and Cities category for playing an important role in building a better world – now and as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.
Lights, Camera, Action…Sanitize! As with most industries, television and film production has evolved in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure a safe working environment for talent and crews. For some productions, additional health and safety practices may be a “nice to have” for everyone’s peace of mind, but for others, there are specific requirements a production must comply with based on insurance contracts, labor unions, such as the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), or the location of the production itself.
Over the past year, health and safety leaders in the retail industry have had to adapt quickly, not only to keep stores running, but also to ensure they are doing so safely. “Navigating the pandemic is like changing the tires on a moving car,” said one of the retail Health and Safety Managers. Many retailers found themselves getting creative with business models. Grocery stores implemented in-store safety measures to keep their doors open while other retailers shifted to filling online orders in-store to relieve stress on distribution centers.