Category: August 2021 Newsletter

SAFETY NEWS BREAK – AUGUST 13TH 2021

Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka died from a reported heart attack Aug. 5. He was 72. Let’s learn more about the long-time union president and the legacy he left behind in this week’s NASP Safety News Break.

Earn your MSP or CSD Certification Today!

Stand out in a sea of safety professionals. Take the next step in your career and earn the credentials that demonstrate your knowledge of workplace safety and prove your dedication to upholding high standards of ethical and professional practice. Introducing the Master Safety Professional and Certified Safety Director accredited certifications….

Reliance on Safety Training and Good Communication Saves Lives

A recent maritime incident resulted in no injuries and no fatalities thanks to two things safety professionals in any industry can appreciate: fast decision-making based on training and good, early communication. The four-man crew of the Rebecca Mary reacted efficiently and quickly when the vessel began to sink while on…

Seats are Filling Up! Take Advantage of the Final CSM for 2021!

If you hadn’t heard, NASP is bringing our flagship Certified Safety Manager (CSM) course to Charleston this September. This will be the last instructor-led class for 2021. Our Certified Safety Manager (CSM) courses will allow you to: Discover a brand new perspective of safety that will empower you Meet the Train-the-Trainer requirements…

Report: Extreme Heat Leads to Higher Risk of Workplace Injuries

New research reveals work-related injuries connected to extreme heat are greatly undercounted. High temperatures cause a great deal more workplace injuries than data from workers’ compensation claims and other official records show, according to the research. Researchers found that on days when temperatures were 85-90 degrees Fahrenheit, the overall risk…

AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka, Passes Unexpectedly

Longtime AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka died from a reported heart attack Aug. 5. He was 72. “The working people of America have lost a fierce warrior at a time when we needed him most,” Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, said in an emotional tribute on the…