Category: December 2021 Newsletter

Deadly tornadoes struck the Midwest!

The deadly tornadoes that struck the Midwest provide a somber reminder to review your company’s Emergency Action Plans and Inclement Weather Policies. What best practices have you implemented that could be useful for other companies trying to strengthen their programs? Share your ideas and policies! https://www.accuweather.com/…/before-and-after…/1061244 #safetyprofessionals #safetyprofessional #severeweatherpolicy #emergencyactionplan…

2022 Course Calendar

NASP is working hard to provide a thorough outlook for the first half of 2022 so that you can take advantage of our full range of dynamic safety-focused training courses. Here’s what we’ve got on the books: February 7th – 11th CSM: Las Vegas, Nevada 7th – 11th CSMC: Las…

Insight Into Temp Agencies as Controlling Employers

A Washington State Supreme Court consolidated decision covering safety violations with two temporary agencies provides some insight into how courts determine who is a controlling employer. Tradesmen International contracted with Dochnahl Construction. The agency was responsible for wages and benefits, while Dochnahl was in charge of supervision. Before an assignment,…

Fed’s Handling of Pandemic Questioned

OSHA inspectors investigating possible COVID-19 violations faced communication and guidance challenges that frequently made their jobs more difficult, according to a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report. The office was tasked under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to report regularly on the federal response to the…

Check Us Out On YouTube

In January of 2021, NASP launched our official YouTube channel. This year we’ve grown by 600 subscribers and have accumulated more than 1000 total hours of videos watched by those subscribers. We don’t want you to miss a minute of the great safety content on our channel. Check out some…

Terminated Worker Receives $2.2M Jury Award

An ultrasound technician will receive $2.2 million thanks to an Oct. 19 jury verdict that found her former employer fired her because she filed a workers’ compensation claim. The technician, Susan Boutwell, was informed a week before getting surgery for a work-related injury that she was going to be permanently…

The Path To Success Has Many Routes

Just as there are multiple ways to grow your career in Safety, there are multiple ways to earn your MSP or CSD Certifications! Click here to view the multiple track options! Certification Program | MSP Certification | CSD Certification #safetyprofessionals #safetycertification

Communicating Between Generations

Understanding how different generations communicate is a great tool to use when conveying safety-related training, memos, and important updates. You can, and should, provide multiple communication channels for your employee base. Options can include: Video conferencing, Standard conference calls, Written memos or emails, Social Media outlets, and Collaborative tools such…