The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the award of more than $11.6 million in grants to 93 nonprofit organizations nationwide to fund education and training on hazard recognition and prevention, and on rights of workers to safe workplaces and the responsibilities of employers to provide them.
Morgan Bliss, a widely respected professor in the occupational safety and health field and member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for 11 years, is ASSP’s 2021 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic affected almost every workplace in the country, online training was just another tool in the safety trainer’s tool chest. But since the pandemic has forced workplace closures, employee furloughs, social distancing, and a general rethinking of the way we do business, online training has become a vital method to accomplish necessary training.
Occupational safety and health professionals can get a road map to continuous safety improvement by attending SafetyFOCUS: Safety Management Systems, a two-day virtual event offered by the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).