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OSHA announces $1,222,156 in coronavirus violations

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Oct. 8, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited 85 establishments for violations relating to coronavirus, resulting in proposed penalties totaling $1,222,156. And this may just be the start. Under the General Duty Clause, OSHA…

Just Two Weeks Until SafetyConnect 2020!

NASP is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of this virtual safety conference and expo! Please join us, for FREE! A rapidly changing business landscape calls for an innovative approach to business development and networking in the Environmental Health & Safety industry. ‘​Safety Connect ‘ – Virtual Safety Conference &…

Workers’ Comp “MEGA-claims” on the Rise

Workers’ compensation mega claims, those that cost $3 million or more at 2018 cost levels, are on the rise, according to a recent study by a group of 10 U.S. rating agencies. About 4,500 claims with incurred loss in excess of $3 million were reported from 2001 to 2017 as…

Positive Drug Test Rates Hit 16-year High

Workforce drug positivity rates hit a 16-year high in 2019, with positive marijuana test rates climbing by double digits across almost all testing categories, according to Quest Diagnostics’ annual Drug Testing Index. Positivity rates in the U.S. workforce increased in urine drug tests to 4.5%, the highest level since 2003,…

NEW Online HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer

This brand new, state-of-the-art course 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 of the competence of an instructor is the successful completion of a train-the-trainer program with training and experience specific…

Join NASP at SafetyConnect 2020

We’re proud to be an exhibitor – come check us out! A rapidly changing business landscape calls for an innovative approach to business development and networking in the Environmental Health & Safety industry. ‘​Safety Connect ‘ – Virtual Safety Conference & Expo is bringing together distinguished professional speakers from around…

Online HAZWOPER Training?

This brand new online HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer course is designed for anyone involved in environmental clean up or HAZMAT emergency response. This includes an Environmental or Safety Director or Manager, Emergency Responder, Incident Commander, Safety Trainer, Plant Manager, Production or Maintenance Manager, Public Works or Utilities Director, Fire Chief, Waste Site…