Executive Brief • July 30, 2020
NAEM Executive Brief, Selected News for the EHS Community
“Each person must live their life as a model for others.”
Rosa Parks (1913 – 2005)
American civil rights activist
AI Technology Tracks Mask Usage and Social Distancing at Work
At a factory in Peru, surveillance cameras and artificial intelligence are tackling a pandemic-era challenge: making sure workers are wearing face masks and staying at least six feet apart.

Morgan Stanley Commits to Measuring Climate Change Impacts of its Investments
Morgan Stanley has committed to measuring how its loans and investments impact climate change, becoming the first major U.S. financial institution to join a coalition accounting for carbon in finance.
The Hill

Employer Cited by OSHA for COVID-19 Respirator Violations
OSHA has cited an employer for violations of the respiratory protection standard after the company reported the coronavirus-related hospitalization of seven employees. The agency proposed penalties totaling $40,482 USD.
EHS Daily Advisor

What Values Drive Effective Leadership?
Putting the right person in a leadership role will drive company growth.
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EHS Today

COVID-19 Pandemic: Virginia Approves Nation’s First Emergency Temporary Standard
Virginia became the first state to approve an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19, after the Department of Labor and Industry’s Safety and Health Codes Board voted to approve the new rules.
Safety+Health Magazine

Work is Something You Achieve, Not Somewhere You Go
The assumption that long hours make for greater productivity remains widespread. It’s preventing businesses from recognizing who many of their best employees actually are.
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COVID-19 Resources
Virtual Audits: Planning is Key
Virtual Audits: Planning is Key
Thursday, July 30
Free Webinar: 2 - 3 p.m. ET

At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has grounded most corporate EHS auditors, there has been a press of activity to quickly execute virtual audits. The planning phase is key to realizing meaningful results in undertaking virtual audits. This free, one-hour webinar enables EHS audit managers to initiate an agile planning process driven by continuous improvement to achieve better performance while launching virtual audits.
How COVID-19 is Impacting the EHS Function
How COVID-19 is Impacting the EHS Function
Free Report

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