AIHA and the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) produced a guide that explains how to measure leading metrics in order to predict and improve safety and health outcomes. The Best Practice Guide for Leading Health Metrics in Occupational Safety and Health Programs is available to download for free.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC acknowledges that retail and service industry employees may be at risk of violent behavior when trying to enforce COVID-19 prevention measures. To help, the organization released guidance consisting of educational materials, employer tips and links to other resources.
The EPA is requesting comments on proposed “significant new use” rules for 45 different chemicals. The rules would require notification of at least 90 days before manufacturing or processing any of the chemicals for certain activities. Comments are due Nov. 9.
According to the CDC, more than 650 people die from heat-related illnesses each year. An Industrial Safety & Hygiene News article discusses the differences between heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and provides tips on how to identify and prevent them.
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