Executive Brief • July 2, 2020
NAEM Executive Brief, Selected News for the EHS Community
“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.”
John Muir (1838-1914)
Scottish-American Naturalist, Author, Environmental Philosopher
Early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States
The Future of Safety
How will the COVID-19 pandemic change the field of occupational safety and health?
Safety+Health Magazine

Help Your Employees Manage Their Reentry Anxiety
As many states are giving the green light to reopen, employers are developing plans to bring employees back to work safely, giving careful thought to schedules, seating configurations, visitor policies, elevator usage, food delivery, and much more.
Harvard Business Review

A Safer Reopening: 10 Actions to Take
As many employees begin returning to a more typical work environment, employers must remember to prioritize safety. Here are 10 steps the National Safety Council — based on recommendations from its SAFER task force — says employers should take before reopening.
Safety+Health Magazine

Building Resilient Supply Chains Won’t Be Easy
The best way to make supply chains more resilient is by mapping the layers of suppliers, manufacturing plants, distributors, and other elements of the logistics network and applying a stress test to evaluate the ability to recover from the disruption of these sites.
Harvard Business Review

Trends in Personal Protective Equipment 2020
Safety+Health, with assistance from the International Safety Equipment Association, recently reached out to PPE manufacturers with three questions: What trends are happening now, what challenges are your customers reaching out to you with, and what technological innovations are here or on the horizon?
Safety+Health Magazine

What a 100-degree Day in Siberia Really Means
The record-setting high is much more than a quick spike for the Russian Arctic, where months of extreme heat may have dangerous consequences.
National Geographic
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Sustainability Impact Conference
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COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 EHS Resources
NAEM's COVID-19 Resource Page

Check out NAEM's full list of COVID-19 resources such as specific covid-19 related webinars, reports, and back to work playbooks to assist your EHS health and safety efforts.
NAEM Research
How COVID-19 is Impacting the EHS Function The First Industry Benchmark
How COVID-19 is Impacting the EHS Function
The First Industry Benchmark

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Integrating Human & Organizational Performance Into Your Management System
Integrating Human & Organizational Performance Into Your Management System
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Get an in-depth look into Human & Organizational Performance and how it can drive down safety incidents. You'll hear H&OP strategies from experts, how to successfully implement H&OP, and a case study on incorporating H&OP in an EHS&S software solution.
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