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Virtual Food Drive to Supporting the Hunger Task Force

Oct 08, 2020

The Hunger Task Force is going virtual with COVID-safe food drives.  With many workers still facing unemployment and increased need due to COVID, the food pantries are facing a significantly increased demand now that the weather is getting colder.  Taking part in this virtual event is an excellent way for the Wisconsin Chapter WISE group to accept food donations benefitting the Hunger Task Force.  Please check out the website and consider making your own donation: https://www.hungertaskforce.org/give/assp/.  We will keep you updated on the progress we make on behalf of the ASSP Wisconsin Chapter WISE group!

Safe + Sound Week is next week!

Aug 06, 2020

The goal of the 4th annual Safe + Sound Week taking place next week is raising awareness and understanding of workplace safety and health programs.  The nationwide initiative is led by OSHA, NIOSH and a number of safety organizations – all of which are urging employers to host events outlining the importance of programs that focus on management leadership, worker participation, and finding and abating workplace hazards.  Follow our posts on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to let us know what you are doing for Safe + Sound Week!

Mental Health in the Construction Industry – Article featuring WI Chapter Member Bruce Morton

Jun 12, 2020

Even in the best of times, mental health is a big concern in the construction industry.

Many of us who work in this industry have direct experience of how important it is to support and understand mental health. Fortunately, the industry has recognized this problem and is working on solutions. So, what can contractors do to manage the pressures stemming from the coronavirus outbreak?  Check out this article featuring Bruce Morton to find out more!

https://dailyreporter.com/2020/04/28/covid-19-one-more-reason-to-take-mental-health-seriously/