Safety Speak: Wildfire Smoke, COVID-19 Case Surges in the U.S. and Mental Health Resources for the Workplace

Episode 36

Safety Speak: Wildfire Smoke, COVID-19 Case Surges in the U.S. and Mental Health Resources for the Workplace

In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast we will discuss Washington’s proposed regulation to protect workers from wildfire smoke, new surges in Coronavirus cases and decreases in the antibodies that create “virus immunity.” Towards the end, we will go in-depth on mental health in the age of COVID-19 – how employees might be at an increased risk for mental health issues and how employers can help.

In this Safety Speak episode of the podcast we will discuss Washington’s proposed regulation to protect workers from wildfire smoke, new surges in Coronavirus cases and decreases in the antibodies that create “virus immunity.” Towards the end, we will go in-depth on mental health in the age of COVID-19 – how employees might be at an increased risk for mental health issues and how employers can help.

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A special thank you to Blackline Safety:

Blackline Safety is a global connected safety leader that helps to ensure every worker gets their job done and returns home safe each day. Blackline provides wearable safety technology, personal and area gas monitoring, cloud-connected software and data analytics to meet demanding safety challenges and increase productivity of organizations in more than 100 countries. Blackline supports a broad range of scenarios and provides a lifeline to tens of thousands of men and women through devices that have reported over 100 billion data-points and initiated over five million emergency responses. Armed with 4G and satellite connectivity, we ensure that help is never too far away. BlacklineSafety.com

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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