The future of safety

How will the COVID-19 pandemic change the field of occupational safety and health?

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Chuck Johnson

President
International Safety Equipment Association


As manufacturers and suppliers of PPE work overtime to meet demand, they also are coming to terms with what “new normal” in occupational safety looks like. We’ll likely see updates to product standards, new workplace protection requirements and guidance, federal policy enhancements, and strategic undertakings by the PPE industry and governments to increase preparedness efforts. In a new world where PPE is a common household term, the industry has a much larger audience to address and protect.

 

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