Safety Speak: Predictions for Labor Day Weekend Coronavirus Reinfections and AIHA Guidance for First Responders

Episode 23

Safety Speak: Transportation Safety, Coronavirus Reinfections and AIHA Guidance for First Responders

In this mini episode of OH&S SafetyPod, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses the NCS's prediction for road injuries and fatalities this Labor Day Weekend, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection and the new AIHA guidance for first responders.

Thanks again for continuing to tune in for our weekly mini episodes! We hope that you enjoyed last week’s feature episode on FR/AR PPE in various weather conditions. If you haven’t had a chance to listen, I suggest you do! I had a lot of fun interviewing Scott Francis from Westex by Milliken.

 

But enough about last week, now on to the top headlines and news stories of this week. For this episode of the podcast, we are going to talk about the NSC’s estimated fatalities and injuries for the Labor Day Weekend, the first confirmed case of COVID-19 reinfection and AIHA’s new guidance for first responders.

 

As a reminder, you can learn more about the headlines we talk about today on ohsonline.com.

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About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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