COVID-19 Vaccination Equity: How Businesses Can Take Action to Support Working Parents
(July 20, 2022)
Women, communities of color and lower-income families have borne the brunt of the childcare crisis and economic impacts of the pandemic. Supporting working parents to get their children vaccinated against COVID-19 is an opportunity – and responsibility – to create equity. Health Action Alliance, Vaccinate Your Family and the SAFER team at NSC present information about how employers can take action on child vaccination. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies: Ventilation and Masking
(April 5, 2022)
Improved indoor air quality is one of the pillars in preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases like the flu. Practical solutions are available for employers to implement today, along with longer-term investments in workplace ventilation and pandemic preparedness. Watch the webinar.
The Current State of COVID-19 (Feb. 10, 2022)
A look into how organizations are handling the pandemic and how they continue to keep workers safe. Topics include variants, vaccine requirements, testing and more, and we share new data from recent SAFER surveys. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Employer Considerations for Requiring Vaccines (Dec. 1, 2021)
Carol R. Miaskoff, legal counsel from the EEOC, discusses religious exemptions, keeping vaccinated and unvaccinated workers safe from discrimination, maintaining medical records, keeping vaccinated status confidential and testing. Watch the webinar.
Entrance Screening (July 10, 2020)
Featuring Jason Wernex from Ameren, this webinar discusses guidance around screening preparation, protocol for the screeners, at-home screening, on-site screening and failed screening procedures. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Employee Return and Confirmed Cases (July 9, 2020)
COVID-19 will continue to present risks after parts of the country move into response phases, so employers should remain flexible in telework and leave policies. Anthony Militello shares how the Department of Defense brought employees back and how to handle a confirmed case of COVID-19. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Office Operations (July 8, 2020)
Topics include reopening and physical distancing, along with a risk exposure index to score three categories of risk mitigation: location, interaction and tasks in the office setting. Justin Dugas and Darlene Edwards from USG present steps their company took to bring employees back to the office. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Managing Anxiety (July 7, 2020)
As return-to-work conversations and activities commence, employees may be concerned about being infected by COVID-19. Some may be at higher risk from the virus than others. Carl Heinlein from ACIG provides tips and guidance on managing anxiety as employees return to work. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Action Planning (July 6, 2020)
Each site, department or operations group should be able to answer the questions in the SAFER Action Plan Template before resuming operations. Samantha O’Kelly and Justin Fischer from Terex discuss how they brought employees back to work safely. Watch the webinar, and get the presentation.
Holiday Help: Supporting Mental Health This Season (Dec. 10, 2020)
A variety of factors can bring on holiday stress, and with the impacts of the pandemic, there are new, complex challenges employees and their families must consider, including anxiety and depression, and increased risk for substance misuse, relapse and overdose. Learn what you can do to protect yourself, your loved ones, friends and colleagues. Watch the webinar.
The COVID-19 pandemic will affect employees well beyond the initial crisis. This series, presented by NSC in August 2020, discusses how employers have a unique ability and responsibility to address the mental health and wellbeing of workers.
Supporting Employee Mental Health: Resources for Employees
Learn how the workplace can impact employee mental health and how to recognize the signs of mental distress in yourself. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
COVID, Stress, Mental Health and Impacts on Substance Use and Intimate Partner Violence
Employers can take action to identify, address and support employees who may be experiencing these issues. Watch the webinar. Get the presentation and the fact sheet.
Supporting Employee Mental Health: Actions for Leadership
Leaders have a role in encouraging, supporting and maintaining a culture of mental health and wellbeing. Learn what actions they can take. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Supporting Employee Mental Health: Actions for Supervisors
Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of employee mental health distress both in person and remotely. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Supporting Employee Mental Health: Actions for HR Professionals
Learn how an EAP can best support employee mental health, what type of services should be expected and how employee finances might be impacted. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
This webinar series, presented in 2020, is designed to educate safety professionals and business leaders on how technology can play an important role in mitigating COVID-19 risks.
Technology and COVID-19: Mitigating Risk with Technology Solutions - Aug. 20
NSC President and CEO Lorraine Martin and Consumer Technology Association CEO Gary Shapiro on how technology can get people back to work safely. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Technology for Physical Distancing - Sept. 3
This webinar discusses technologies to help with physical distancing and how companies are embracing wearables to maintain and enforce distancing. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Technology for Testing and Contact Tracing - Sept. 10
This webinar discusses procedures for testing and screening organizations can implement and how contact tracing is a key tool in reducing virus transmission. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Digital Health and Telemedicine - Sept. 17
Virtual healthcare has been critical during the pandemic, and technology is an essential part of health response plans for public health emergencies. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Technology as a Long Term Response to COVID - Sept. 24
Panel discussion on how technology will play a long-term role around COVID-19 and viewpoints on the future of the workplace. Watch the webinar and get the presentation.
Transportation Roundtable: Roadway Safety During COVID-19 and Beyond (July 21, 2020)
NSC, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Governors Highway Safety Association and AAA presented motor vehicle fatality estimates that correspond with the COVID-19 pandemic. Panelists discuss the role employers, federal and state leaders, and public health and safety professionals all play in saving lives on the road. Check out this SAFER playbook on transportation considerations for returning to work. Watch the webinar.
Coronavirus: Reducing Risk in the Workplace (March 26, 2020)
Safety+Health magazine welcomed Nicholas Bahr and Craig Sexton of DuPont Sustainable Solutions to talk about steps employees and risk management professionals can take to reduce risk at work, and information on helping employees cope with stress and anxiety caused by the pandemic. Watch the webinar.
Qualitative Respirator Fit Testing for Healthcare Workers (March 26, 2020)
Dr. Roy McKay, pulmonary toxicologist and professor emeritus with the department of environmental and public health sciences at the University of Cincinnati, demonstrates an OSHA-compliant fit testing procedure, and discusses employer requirements for recording results of the fit test and mistakes to avoid when using the nebulizer.
NSC President and CEO Lorraine Martin was a guest on the B2B Insights Podcast in April 2020. Lorraine discusses what we can learn from organizations that are responding well to COVID-19 and how employers can best communicate to employees. Listen to the podcast.