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Don’t Miss Out! LAST CSM and CSM-C Live Courses of 2021!

In case you hadn’t heard, 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….

NASP to Exhibit at ChemEdge 2021

ChemEdge, hosted by our partners at the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), is a conference and trade show tailored for the chemical distribution channel. The show is in San Antonio, Texas from August 10th through the 13th. It provides training and education on issues important to chemical distributors, manufacturers,…

Contractor Safety Management

According to research, non-fatal workplace injuries result in almost USD 60 billion as direct U.S worker’s compensation cost every year. This is more than USD 1 billion a week spent by companies on these injuries. This includes both direct costs such as medical expenses, compensation payments, legal service charges, as…

Enforcement Guidance for Beryllium: What You Need to Know

As of April 21, OSHA inspectors have new enforcement guidance when performing inspections involving employee exposure to beryllium dust. The guidance will be effective until a new beryllium compliance directive is issued for the 2020 beryllium standards. Exposures and Assessments For all three industries, one thing inspectors will obviously be…

Healthcare Center Exposed Employees to Workplace Violence

A Florida behavioral healthcare center exposed its workers to more than 50 attacks by patients in a two-and-a-half year period, according to a recent decision by a federal administrative law judge. The judge found UHS of Delaware Inc. and Premier Behavioral Health Solutions of Florida exposed employees at their Bradenton…

Supporting Mental Health = Safer Workplace

New research from the National Safety Council (NSC) indicates employers that support their employees’ mental health will not only have a safer workplace but will also see a return of $4 for every dollar invested in support efforts. More than 40% of Americans reported increased mental distress due to the…

YOUTUBE GIVEAWAY

If you haven’t heard, we recently launched a Youtube channel this January. We hope to provide you with a great place to get relevant Safety News, In-depth Webinars, HSE Tips & Tricks to improve your safety culture and programs, and more! We have already created hours of great content on…

Guide to HAZWOPER

Working with hazardous waste creates job site safety issues is workers don’t fully understand what to do. However, training to understand the basics of working around this waste reduces the risks of workplace incidents. Training for a HAZWOPER certificate ensures you meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and…

Safety News Break

Summer is just around the corner, and it is getting HOT outside! Check out this week’s Safety News Break to learn how OSHA’s resources can help keep your workers cool. Don’t forget about our iPad Giveaway! There is still time to win! Like and subscribe to NASP’s YouTube channel to…

FREE WEBINAR ON EFFECTIVE SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAMS

CA Short, a Strategic Partner with NASP/IASP will be hosting a free webinar on effective safety incentive programs. Topic: Increase Safety Awareness & Reinforce Safe Work Behaviors With an OSHA® Compliant Safety Incentive Program Description: Effective safety incentive programs reinforce safety protocols and encourage employees to work safely by elevating…