ISSA joins with OSHA, others to promote NAOSH Week
April 14, 2011
LINCOLNWOOD, IL, USA – ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, announced it will
join the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the Canadian Society of
Safety Engineering (CSSE), and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health
Administration’s (OSHA) Alliance Program participants in raising awareness of
workplace safety during the annual North American Occupational Safety and Health
(NAOSH) Week, May 1-7, and Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP)
Day, May 4.
Currently, 12 people die per day from on-the-job injuries in North America.
This is in addition to the many injuries and illnesses reported as work-related
as well as those that go unreported.
ISSA leverages its formal alliance with OSHA to help its members prevent
injuries and illnesses as part of this worldwide effort to reduce workplace
risk in all industries. NAOSH Week is one avenue used to educate members on
workplace best practices in an effort to save lives and prevent work injuries
“NAOSH week is another tool we use to educate people on the positive benefits
of protecting people, property, and the environment and sharing best practices
among our members and their employees all in an effort to continue to enhance
workplace safety worldwide,” says ISSA Facility Service Programs Director Dan
Wagner, who also is head of ISSA’s Cleaning Industry Management Standard
program. “It not only helps us keep our workers safe and contributes positively
to a business’ bottom line, but also makes sure there are smiles at the end of
the day when that worker returns home safe and sound to their family.”