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Three Levels of Safety: The Safety Pattern

The Safety Pattern We all love patterns because patterns comfort us and put us at ease by helping us understand our surroundings. Our brain is a pattern-seeking machine. It is always looking for dots to connect. When we pull into a parking lot, we notice the parking rows, we see…

Welcome our New Director of Operations!

Newly hired Director of Operations at NASP, Yafet Bekele, comes to the organization with 20+ years of senior-level leadership experience working in the EHS industry.  His most recent work experience includes working in collaboration with other specialists in Water and Wastewater public entities.  His bachelor’s degree was in biochemistry, and…

Workplace Violence: Make Action Plan Now

TRAIN EMPLOYEES ON WHAT TO DO IF THERE’S AN ACTIVE SHOOTER Homicides are now the second highest cause of workplace deaths behind transportation incidents. Most safety consultants agree that employers would be wise to create an active shooter plan before they need one. When it comes to active shooter incidents,…

OSHA Implements New Enforcement Weighting System

OSHA has altered its enforcement weighting system, the agency announced in a late September press release. As of Oct. 1, the new OSHA Weighting System takes into account factors such as types of hazards inspected and abated, as well as Site-Specific Targeting and other enforcement initiatives. Previously, the weighting system…

First CSM Course of 2020!

Our internationally recognized Certified Safety Manager classroom course is coming back to Las Vegas. While this course is offered online, the experience you get in the live class is something you don’t want to miss. Our Certified Safety Manager (CSM) Course will allow you to: Discover a brand new perspective…

Last HAZWOPER TRAIN-THE-TRAINER Course for 2019

Anyone involved in environmental clean-up or HAZMAT emergency response will benefit from this intensive, week-long Train-the-Trainer Course held in beautiful Wilmington, North Carolina on November 4th through the 8th. In addition to covering the various elements of the HAZWOPER standard, you will experience hands-on, practical simulations to meet the experiential…

Safety moments in oil & extraction: hazards, controls & resources

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, in 2016 there are currently between 150,000 and 160,000 people employed in oil & gas extraction in the United States. The most common careers in the energy & oil industry include geoscientists; petroleum engineers; petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers; roustabouts (oil…

Congratulations Natalie!

“There’s only one spot in history for the first ever of anything” – Nathan Fillon Fittings words to announce that Natalie Hamilton, a student from our CSM Chicago class, was the first EVER to receive a perfect 100% on the final exam! Congratulations Natalie! Who will be our next 100?…