The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has designated Aug. 13-19 as Safe + Sound Week, a nationwide effort that calls on all organizations to raise awareness of the importance of workplace safety and health programs.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Society of Safety Engineers, Center for Construction Research and Training, National Safety Council, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association are joining OSHA to sponsor the effort, and more than 100 trade associations, industry and professional groups are supporting the Safe + Sound Week initiative.
OSHA says effective safety and health programs have three core elements:
NRCA encourages members to show their commitment by promoting Safe + Sound Week within their companies and sharing their plans. For more information about how to participate in Safe + Sound Week, click here.