OSHA Standard Updates for 2022

OSHA’s rule-making efforts are moving slowly this year as they attempt to regulate heat illness, infectious disease, and workplace violence on a Federal level. Typically, violations for these hazards have been enforced via the General Duty Clause – with enforcement efforts in full swing for heat illness prevention and COVID-19…

What’s New with NASP?

2022 is proving to be another fantastic year of growth for NASP. In this article, we will discuss a few of the new courses that we have launched so far this year and give you a sneak peek at what’s to come in the next few months. Published Courses for…

New Voluntary Consensus Standard

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published a new voluntary consensus standard for measuring health and safety performance, updating the version first released in the 1960s, known as the “Method of Recording and Measuring Work Injury Experience.” The new standard addresses the challenges with performance measurement and provides…

OSHA Cites Contractor After Fatal Fall

A fall from elevation, the leading cause of death in the construction industry, has claimed another victim; this time a 19-year-old worker in Port Saint Lucie whose fatal injuries in January 2022– a federal workplace safety investigation has determined – could have been prevented if their employer used required fall…

Summer Sale Live Through End of July!

There’s no denying that it’s summer and between the heat and the humidity, it’s easy to get a case of the blues. Beat those summertime blues with incredible savings on our live and online courses. Add important credentials to your resume, gain valuable CEUs and meet OSHA and other regulatory…

Will PVC Become a Hazardous Waste?

The EPA has proposed entering into a consent decree agreeing to rule on the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) petition to classify discarded polyvinyl chloride (PVC) as hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The CBD asserts that many products ranging from building materials to food packaging…

5 States Legalize Marijuana: Workplace Impact

Voters in five states approved laws to legalize medical or recreational marijuana. The states’ initiatives have one thing in common: None of them are obligating employers to accommodate recreational weed. The Smart and Safe Arizona Act allows those 21 years old or older to possess less than one ounce of…

Oregon Issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

Oregon issued it’s temporary COVID-19 standard on November 6th, joining Virginia, New Jersey, and Michigan on the list of states with emergency rules to address the coronavirus. The state’s new coronavirus rules – which apply to all workplaces unless otherwise noted – take effect Nov. 16, 2020, and will remain…

NASP Merch Just in Time for the Holidays

NASP has launched its new merchandise store, just in time for the holidays! Shop the NASP Online store for exclusive NASP products including Men and Women’s shirts, hoodies, accessories & more! Click here to view our latest products! View NASP’s New Merchandise Store

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