May 2, 2019
The 2019 North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week takes place May 5-11. NAOSH Week was first launched in 1997 through an agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The purpose of the week is to increase understanding of the benefits of investment in occupational safety and health, raise awareness of the role and contribution of safety and health professionals, and reduce workplace injuries and illness by encouraging new safety and health activities and interest in NAOSH Week.
NAOSH Week presents an opportunity to focus, reinforce and strengthen commitment to occupational safety and health. Participation and involvement in NAOSH Week has been shown to:
- Improve attitudes toward safety
- Increase understanding of the importance of occupational safety and health
- Foster a safety-minded culture
- Increase cooperation
- Assist in team building and improve communication between employees, safety committees and safety professionals
Learn more about Safety and Health Week and find participation ideas here, and check out our online Toolbox to help keep your organization safe. We offer industry toolkits, training modules, safety training videos, safety program tips, WorkSafe Solutions e-blasts, safety materials on a wide variety of topics and helpful links.
Join our upcoming webinar
Register online for our May 9 webinar, Leading Loss Sources in the Trucking Industry. Hear from Senior Loss Control Specialist Jonathan Lee as he shares the most common workplace injury sources in the trucking industry – as well as effective prevention measures. And stick around for a quick and helpful overview of our Loss Control Toolbox from Loss Control Consultant Chris DeRuiter.
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