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Celebrating Safe + Sound Week

Sandy Smith

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will join businesses and organizations nationwide to recognize the importance and successes of workplace safety and health programs during Safe + Sound Week, August 12-18, 2019. Intelex is a proud sponsor of Safe + Sound Week.

This week-long event encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety. Businesses that incorporate safety and health programs can help prevent injuries and illnesses, reduce workers’ compensation costs, and improve productivity.

“Leadership commitment matters and demonstrates workplace safety is a priority,” said Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Loren Sweatt. “Safe + Sound Week reminds employers that safety and health programs help businesses save money, eliminate injuries, and most importantly save lives.”

Organizations of any size or in any industry looking for an opportunity to show their commitment to safety to workers, customers, the public, or supply chain partners should participate. Learn more about how to help plan and promote safety and health plans.

OSHA offers these resources to help businesses promote EHS management excellence:

Safe + Sound Campaign Brochure

Webinar: Three Core Elements of Effective Safety and Health Programs

Checklist: 10 Ways to Get Your Program Started

Safety and Health Program Course Offerings

OSHA Safety & Health Program Recommended Practices

 

August 12, 2019 @ 11:30 AM EDT Manufacturing, Metals and Mining, Construction, Food and Beverage, Energy - Oil and Gas Health & Safety, Risk Management

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