Category: March 2022 Newsletter

Elements of Safety Leadership

Great safety leaders care deeply about their people and regularly demonstrate the value of safety through their actions. Let’s take a look at a few attributes of successful safety leadership: Safety leaders must have the 𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 or the ability to “see” what an excellent safety culture looks like and how…

Ammo Manufacturer to Pay $597k to Whistleblower

The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered an Arizona-based ammunition manufacturer to pay compensatory damages, back wages and associated costs to an employee forced from its board of directors after reporting potentially illegal stock transactions. Investigators found Ammo Inc. removed the employee from the board of directors after they voiced…

500-ton Press Incident Leads to 412k in Citations

OSHA cited a Texas manufacturer after a worker’s fingers were severed inside a 500-ton hydraulic press. The company has a history of violations, with a citation in 2014 for 34 serious and other-than-serious violations and two citations in 2015 for a total of four willful, six serious, and three other-than-serious…

New Orleans, Here We Come!

NASP will be bringing its world-renowned Certified Safety Manager Course to New Orleans, May 16-20. Enjoy the great food, nightlife, and music that only New Orleans can provide while learning the latest in OSHA compliance, training methodologies, behavior-based safety, and Safety Management Systems in this intense, interactive and engaging week-long…

YouTube Winners!

NASP is excited to announce that our YouTube Channel reached the 1,000 subscriber mark! We are extremely appreciative of everyone who took the time to subscribe to our channel and help make our stream great! Now to announce the winners! Grand Prize: Free Enrollment in the Safety Professional Certificate Course…

Fine Increase For Contractor With Fall Violations

An Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission judge affirmed multiple citations and a total of $45,000 in fines against a New Jersey contractor accused of exposing workers to fall and other safety hazards. One citation was amended from being categorized as a repeat violation to being willful with a penalty…

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