U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and other department officials host a virtual event highlighting strategies that foster equitable and inclusive mental health-friendly workplaces.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo gave her remarks at the Build Back Better Regional Challenge Conference (BBBRC). According to Raimondo, “BBBRC finalists have a workforce development component to support skill building and the placement of workers into quality jobs.”
As June 2022 is Trench Safety Month, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) will be celebrating Trench Safety Stand Down Week from June 20-24. A Safety Stand Down presents the opportunity for employers to talk directly to employees and others about safety.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and co-sponsors have launched the Let’s Talk About Heat Challenge, a national competition to identify innovative and effective communication strategies that inform people of the risks of extreme heat and offer ways to keep safe during the hottest days. Learn more here.
The OSHA Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law poster, available for free from OSHA, informs workers of their rights under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. All covered employers are required to display the poster in their workplace.