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On the Safe Side podcast

On the Safe Side podcast Episode 9: Powered industrial trucks

A discussion with National Safety Council safety experts on the hazards of powered industrial trucks, and the benefits of contact tracing at workplaces
In Episode 9, the Safety+Health team discusses the hazards involved with powered industrial trucks with National Safety Council workplace safety experts JoAnn Dankert and David Consider. Also, the team shares details about contact tracing on the job and why it’s an important thing for employers to do amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Health care worker unions sue Scalia, OSHA for shelving infectious diseases standard

San Francisco — The Washington State Nurses Association is among four labor unions suing Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia and OSHA in an effort to compel the agency to move forward with rulemaking on an infectious diseases standard that would require employers in the health care industry to protect workers from exposure to harmful infectious diseases such as COVID-19, Ebola and influenza.
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