Chapter News

Members can win $50 for taking our member survey

Posted: Jun 28, 2020

Every year, we ask our Chapter members to take a survey to tell us who you are, what you value, and what you are looking for from your chapter membership. Take the annual membership survey by completing the short survey at the link below. If you take by July 1st you will be entered to win 1 of 3 $50 gift cards!

https://asspchicago.survey.fm/greater-chicago-chapter-membership-survey-2020-2021

Watch and Download June Webinar!

Posted: Jun 11, 2020

No worries if you missed it! You still can watch and download the presentation of our chapter Webinar on June 10, 2020 (An Occupational Risk-Based Approached to Maintaining Your Respiratory Protection Programs in a COVID-19 Environment), at the Chapter YouTube Channel, enjoy, and do not forget to Like and Subscribe to receive all our updates!

Thank a lot to our speaker, Dennis A. Terpin, PhD, O.H.S.T., EMT-P.

CLICK HERE to watch the WEBINAR on our YouTube Channel

Click Here to Download the Presentation

COVID-19 

Posted: Apr 02, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the country, government agencies are working diligently to respond. Here are a few specific activities related to COVID-19:

  • OSHA has released a guidance document with recommendations for how employers should prepare their workplaces to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. While the document is not a standard or regulation, it is important to note that employers are required by the OSH Act to provide their employees with a workplace free of recognized hazards. View the document
  • OSHA has issued an alert with tips on how to protect yourself from the disease. View the alert
  • OSHA released temporary enforcement guidance in response to the shortage of N95 masks. The guidance aims to help increase the availability of N95 masks for healthcare providers. Read the guidance
  • OSHA has provided guidance requiring the recording and reporting of workplace exposures to COVID-19. Read our coverage
  • CDC has released interim guidance for employers to plan and respond to COVID-19. The agency is actively updating the guidance so be sure to check it regularly. Read the guidance