OSHA's Monthly Campaigns for Year 2020

February 2020

 

 
March 2020
·Start of OSHA Region III’s Focus Four Campaign.  March is Electrical Safety.
· Ladder Safety Month, American Ladder Institute.
·Workplace Eye Wellness Month, Prevent Blindness
·1 - 7 - Women in Construction Week, National Association of Women in Construction.

 

April 2020
·OSHA Region III’s, Focus Four Campaign, Struck By.
· National Safe Digging Month
·13-20 -  National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week
 
May 2020
· Mental Health Month, Mental Health America.
· Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, The Library of Congress.
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·3 - 9 - National Small Business Week, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
  • 4 – 8:  OSHA Region III’s, Focus Four Campaign, Fall Prevention.  National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.  The Stop Falls Campaign raises awareness of the danger of falls.  Originally focused in the construction industry, it is now inclusive of other industries.  Falls in construction accounted for 39% of all construction fatalities in CY 2017.  The stand-down encourages employers to take a dedicated time during the week to focus on fall prevention efforts and training.  Plan-Provide-Train.

  • 4 - 8 - Safety Week 2020 (Construction).

·21 - The third annual National Stop-the-Bleed Day.
  • 22 - Informal launch of the Heat Illness Prevention Campaign; “Don’t Fry Day” Friday before Memorial Day.  During hot weather, OSHA will promote the risks of heat and prevention measures using the Water-Rest-Shade Campaign for Heat Illness Prevention.

 
June 2020
·1 - 3 -  American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (Atlanta, GA
  • 9 -  National Forklift Safety Day, Industrial Truck Association (ITA).  OSHA

  • 15-19 -  Trench Safety Stand-Down, National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) the North American Excavation Shoring Association (NAXSA), the National Homebuilders Association (NAHB) and the Trench Shoring & Shielding Association (TSSA).  (3rd week of June).  OSHA

·23 -25 -  ASSP Professional Development Conference and Expo (Orlando, FL), American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP).

 

July 2020

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/pyrotechnic/index.html

 

August 2020
·25 - 27 -  National Symposium, Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida.  Voluntary Protection Program Participant’s Association (VPPPA).
  • August 31- Sept 4 - Labor Rights Week (each year during the last week of August).

 

September 2020

  • Suicide Prevention Month: 

·Sept 4 to Oct 4, 2019, Arkansas Amputation Prevention Stand-Down
·5 -   N-95 Day, part of NIOSH Respiratory Protection Week.
  • 7 -  Labor Day (first Monday in September).

·10 - National Suicide Prevention Month, World Suicide Prevention Day.  (September 10).
·15 -  Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep. 15 to Oct. 15).

 

October 2020

·5 - 7 - 2020 NSC Congress & Expo (Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN ).

4 -10National Fire Prevention Week, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/firesafety/index.html

 

November 2020