Safety Speak: Construction Safety Standard, FDA Approves New COVID-19 Test, and Selecting the Right PPE for Your Worksite

Episode 44

Safety Speak: Construction Safety Standard, FDA Approves New COVID-19 Test, and Selecting the Right PPE for Your Worksite

In this mini episode of the podcast, Editor Sydny Shepard discusses a newly revised construction standard for multi-employer sites and the FDA's approval of a new at-home test for COVID-19 and the flu.

On this Safety Speak episode of the podcast, we will discuss a newly revised standard from ASSP and ANSI on construction safety, the FDA’s work last week to approve a joint, at-home COVID-19 and flu test as well as its emergency orders on a new vaccine. At the end, we will take a deep dive into the latest issue of OH&S, where there were a few really great articles on how to improve your PPE selection for optimal safety on your worksite.

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A special thank you to Blackline Safety:

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About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the Editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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