Category: July 2021 Newsletter

Safety News Break – July 30th 2021

Federal workplace safety officials have proposed nearly $1 million in fines against four companies following a January liquid nitrogen leak that killed six workers. Let’s take a deeper look at what happened, in this week’s Safety News Break. Watch this week’s Safety News Break to learn what happened. Like and…

Safety News Break – July 23th 2021

A U-Haul truck full of chlorine caught fire in the middle of a busy parking lot in California. Watch this week’s Safety News Break to learn what happened. Like and subscribe to NASP’s YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with weekly news alerts, HS&E tips and tricks, and more!

Safety News Break – July 16th 2021

Recent heatwave in the Pacific Northwest urges Oregon OSHA to enact Temporary Heat Rule. Watch this week’s Safety News Break to learn how Oregon OSHA is protecting employees during the summer heat. Like and subscribe to NASP’s YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with weekly news alerts, HS&E tips and tricks,…

Interview by Fit for Work employees

Eric Gislason, Executive Director for NASP, is interviewed by Fit for Work employees. See what NASP is up to and the NASP advantage in this exciting new podcast. https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p5yf4-108bf9c

These Summer Sales are on FIRE!

The hot summer season is here and NASP wants to celebrate with these Sizzlin’ Summer Specials on our Safety Courses. You won’t see these kinds of HOT deals again this year. The following courses are 40% off. Click each course title to register now. Use coupon code SUMPO21. The following…

Reduce Injuries, Address Human Factors

Companies often struggle with what is called “human factors.” These are problems dealing with human nature – something we’re all struggling with, even though it can feel like we’re alone sometimes when trying to overcome these challenges. Human factors affect safety, but they can affect other key performance indicators (KPI)…

We’re Coming Clean…The CEM is New and Improved!

Located on the coast, NASP regularly receives a front-row view of how pollution affects our nation’s water quality. Storm surges have caused our local area to suffer from the effects of coal ash spills, hog waste lagoon overflows, and municipal waste overflows over the last few years; each event causing…

Free Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Elsa was the first hurricane to strike the East Coast for 2021. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season; however, experts do not anticipate the historic level of storm activity seen in 2020. When an active hurricane…

Child Labor Violation Leads to Teen’s Death

A Tennessee contractor involved in the fatal fall of a teenage worker violated child labor laws, according to the Department of Labor. The contractor allowed the teen to perform roofing activities and ride on a power-driven hoisting apparatus, both of which are banned activities for minors. A 16-year-old boy was…