National Safety Month Public Resources
The National Safety Council is offering resources on its website to help you improve your safety knowledge as well as resources to share with your employees. Here are the four most important for every week in this month of June (Which every year is the National Safety Month):
Week 1 - Prevent Incidents Before They Start
Identifying risks and taking proactive safety measures to reduce hazard exposure on important topics from ergonomics to chemical management is crucial to creating a safe workplace.
- Hazcom training
- Situational awareness
- Electrical safety for all workers
- Remote support
- GHS quiz: Match the pictogram to the hazard
Week 2 - Address Ongoing COVID-19 Safety Concerns
As the pandemic continues, employers play an important role in expanding operations and returning remote workers to physical workspaces, building trust around vaccines, supporting mental health and so much more.
- SAFER guidance evolves as vaccine distribution continues
- New ways of working safely
- COVID-19 and me: two crucial lessons podcast
- COVID-19 article archive
Week 3 - It's Vital to Feel Safe on the Job
Being able to be one’s self at work without fear of retaliation is necessary for an inclusive safety culture. Leading organizations focus not only on physical safety, but psychological safety as well.
- Psychological safety
- Diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace: ‘A safety issue’
- Opioids and the workforce: COVID-19 pandemic-related disruptions create new hurdles
- Psychological safety is part of a safe workplace
Week 4 - Advance Your Safety Journey
Safety is all about continuous improvement. Whether organizationally or individually, NSC can help provide guidance for your path forward.
- Safety Leadership column
- Supercharge your safety training: 5 tips for keeping workers engaged
- Women and safety leadership: ‘A cultural shift’
- A seat at the table: The COVID-19 pandemic has shown C-suite leaders the value of safety professionals
- A hard look at soft skills: Sharpening these competencies can propel your safety career
Source: National Safety Council