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…

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…

Video: 4 Best Practices for Material Handling

Workers frequently cite the weight and bulkiness of objects that they lift as major contributing factors to their injuries. Watch our newest video: 4 Best Practices for Material Handling to learn how to reduce worker fatigue and injury in the workpalce. Don’t forget to like and subscribe to NASP’s YouTube…

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…