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Maintaining Safety Amid Disruption

August 11, 2020

The pandemic has increased stress levels across industries, leading to lapses in health and safety practices that put workers at heightened risk for exposure and injury. To better protect their workforces, including their third-party contract workers, companies are taking a closer look at their health and safety practices and investing in comprehensive risk management programs that mitigate safety risks as they evolve.

To shed light on the importance of these programs, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) created Safe + Sound Week. Held this week (August 10-16, 2020), the initiative couldn’t come at a better time, as it also emphasizes the responsibility employers have to protect their workers throughout trying times and beyond.

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