Episode 21

Safety Speak: U.S. Leading Causes of Death, Worker Virus Protection and Ladder Safety

In this mini Safety Speak episode, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the new leading cause of death in the U.S, Oregon's new Worker Virus Protection Rule, a new ladder safety grant and effective safety leadership.

First, I want to thank everyone for an exceptional launch of our first mini Safety Speak episode. You can expect to hear a new five-minute industry update every Monday from here on out, so be sure you are subscribed to the podcast wherever you do your listening so that you can stay on top of these new weekly episodes.

We will also continue with our longer feature episodes, in fact, we have an upcoming episode this week on the important topic of properly wearing and maintaining your FR/AR PPE in all types of weather.

So, with all of that gratitude out of the way, let’s get into the meat of this podcast. For this Safety Speak, we will be discussing the United States new leading causes of death, Oregon’s new Worker Virus Protection Rule, a new ladder safety grant and effective safety leadership.

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About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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