OSHA Measures Aim to Reduce Trench-Related Fatalities

OSHA

In keeping with their National Emphasis Program for Excavations, OSHA compliance officers will perform more than 1,000 trench inspections nationwide where they may stop by, and inspect, any excavation site during their daily duties.

2022 Safe and Sound Week

DOL

This year’s Safe + Sound Week will be August 15-21, 2022. Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.

Blinken and Raimondo Co-Host Supply Chain Forum

DOC

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo co-hosted a Supply Chain Ministerial Forum July 19-20, 2022 to further build cooperation with stakeholders and key partner nations on supply chains.

Small Businesses’ Role in Helping to Rebuild America

SBA

Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman (SBA, President Biden’s Cabinet) joined Washington Governor Jay Inslee to tour a highway Infrastructure job site, as well as to meet with small businesses and contracting firms, to highlight how federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is helping to accelerate small businesses.