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Top Safety Concerns for Hospitals

Hospitals are robust and multifaceted workplaces where patients require operations, diagnoses and transportation. Meanwhile, the hospital staff maintains a tight and busy schedule to ensure smooth functioning. With food getting delivered and medications getting administered around the clock, hospital workers do a lot to meet the needs of every patient…

How to Start Your Career in the Safety Industry

Your company can only accomplish its goals with a healthy team. The occupational safety and health (OSH) profession attracts those interested in general industry, construction, oil and gas and even government positions, but how do you get started? If you want to educate employees about the right ways to operate…

2-day Online Hazard Communication Training

NASP has partnered with the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) to offer a 4 hour (0.4 CEU) live-stream online course to discuss the intricacies of the Hazard Communication Standard. This HAZCOM training will take place in two parts: In Part I (2 Hours), we will discuss basic OSHA requirements…

Changes to Reporting Injuries and Illnesses

Employers must connect their Injury Tracking Account to a Login.gov account to submit their 2022 workplace injury and illness data next year. Login.gov is a secure sign-in service that allows the public to access government applications using one account and password. You must use the same email address for your…

NASP Pre-Black Friday Sale!

Our best Pre-Black Friday deal is coming soon, just for you! From November 21st through the 28th, we’re giving you a 25% discount off our entire online course catalog! Just use code NASPBF22 at checkout for your instant discount.

Developer and Subcontractors Cited $518k

OSHA has issued citations to three New Jersey contractors who willfully exposed employees to potentially lethal dangers by allowing them to work near energized power lines at a Paterson worksite. Earlier this year, the local power utility alerted OSHA about workers constructing a five-story apartment building too close to nearby…

Are We Misjudging Heat?

New research reveals that the National Weather Service heat index may be leading people to misjudge the dangers of extreme heat, and it may underestimate the effect of extreme heat on the human body. Experts are finding that the current heat warning system in the U.S. is falling short as…

CSM and CSMC Heading Back to Las Vegas in February 2023

NASP now offers two versions of our flagship Certified Safety Manager (CSM) course. The CSM course is perfect for general industry safety managers, and the Certified Safety Manager: Construction (CSMC) is everything you love about the CSM, but with a focus on topics geared more towards the construction industry. This…

Common Workplace Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Workplace injuries significantly impact both the employee and their employer. Experiencing any kind of accident or injury on the job can make workers lose confidence in their role and face unexpected medical bills that strain their finances. Meanwhile, the reduced workforce often means the company will experience a loss of…

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