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Top 5 Most Expensive Fines for 2021

A recap of 2021’s biggest fines includes two companies that each had to pay more than $1 million following tragic fatalities on their worksites, and a few who racked up major fines by repeatedly ignoring federal or state safety and health mandates. Top 5 Most Expensive Fines for 2021 OSHA…

Recent Fines Show OSHA Still Cares About Ergonomics

If you thought OSHA had given up on ergonomics, think again. As the agency recently used the General Duty Clause (GDC) to fine one of the largest pork processors in the U.S. for violations related to ergonomics. After a six-month inspection of a Seaboard Foods facility in Guymon, OK, OSHA…

NASP Partners with ErgoFactor®

NASP is proud to announce our newest strategic partnership with ErgoFactor! We are excited to see this partnership grow and are thankful for the benefits that this partnership will provide for our member base. ErgoFactor provides ergonomic software and consulting services across the globe. Headquartered in Appleton, WI since 1995,…

NASP Becomes HMS Training Vendor

We are honored to announce that NASP is the second education and training vendor to become a part of the development of the Hazardous Materials Society (HMS) Annual Training Agendas. NASP will provide programs to assist with the education and training of Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) credential holders…

First HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer of 2022 Heads to Houston

NASP’s industry-leading HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer course is coming to Houston, TX on April 4th-8th, 2022, and will be our first HTTT of the year. It will cover in detail the regulatory and training requirements of the Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response (29 CFR 1910.120) standard. OSHA states that a measure…

Contractor Faces Jail Time for Failure to Pay OSHA Fines

The owner of two Florida-based roofing businesses is facing jail time for failing to pay $2.2 million in OSHA fines. OSHA asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit to incarcerate Travis Slaughter, owner of Great White Construction Inc. and Florida Roofing Experts, for failure to pay $2,202,049…

Guide to Construction Safety

Construction work is one of the most dangerous professions. In 2019, construction fatalities increased by 5%, and unfortunately, 1,061 construction workers died on the job. Construction work will always have its hazards. Paying attention to construction site safety and construction worker safety training can help to reduce these alarming statistics. Safety…

Deadly tornadoes struck the Midwest!

The deadly tornadoes that struck the Midwest provide a somber reminder to review your company’s Emergency Action Plans and Inclement Weather Policies. What best practices have you implemented that could be useful for other companies trying to strengthen their programs? Share your ideas and policies! https://www.accuweather.com/…/before-and-after…/1061244 #safetyprofessionals #safetyprofessional #severeweatherpolicy #emergencyactionplan…

2022 Course Calendar

NASP is working hard to provide a thorough outlook for the first half of 2022 so that you can take advantage of our full range of dynamic safety-focused training courses. Here’s what we’ve got on the books: February 7th – 11th CSM: Las Vegas, Nevada 7th – 11th CSMC: Las…