Category: November 2021 Newsletter

Turkey Frying Safety Tips

Since Thanksgiving preparations are well underway for most of us, NASP thought it would be a good idea to share some Turkey Frying Safety Tips 1. Cook out in the open. DO NOT FRY INSIDE! 2. Drinking and Frying don’t mix 3. Keep children away 4. Watch the temperature like…

SAFETY NEWS BREAK – NOVEMBER 19TH 2021

Electrocution Deaths on the Rise in the Midwest Over a five-month span, electrical hazards have killed four workers in Missouri and Kansas. The Department of labor is now urging Midwest employers to emphasize electrical safety. Let’s take a look at the new initiative in this weeks’ Safety News Break.

New Course Alert!

Did you know that a hospital is one of the most hazardous places to work? In 2019, U.S. hospitals recorded 221,400 work-related injuries and illnesses, a rate of 5.5 work-related injuries and illnesses for every 100 full-time employees. This is almost twice the rate for private industry as a whole….

OSHA Vaccination ETS

OSHA has just issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. The ETS establishes binding requirements to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers (100 or more employees from the risk of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace. Although this ETS takes effect immediately,…

Cyber November is BACK!

While most companies offer special discounts on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, NASP is taking it one step further and giving you savings all month long! Our Cyber November sale is taking 40% off our most popular courses! Click on the graphic below and use the coupon codes to save…

Federal OSHA: 3 State Plans Failing to Address COVID

Federal OSHA may step in to take over workplace safety regulations from three states: Arizona, South Carolina, and Utah for failing to address job-related COVID-19 exposure properly. The three states failed to adopt rules at least as effective as federal OSHA’s requiring employers to adopt certain COVID-related safety measures. Failure…

Preliminary OSHA Top 10 Violations for 2021

This has been a very different year for the occupational safety and health profession because of COVID-19. Among the changes: The pandemic has affected the top violations OSHA issues to employers. OSHA released its preliminary numbers at the National Safety Council’s Congress and Expo. OSHA Director of Enforcement, Patrick Kapust,…

Lithium Batteries at the Center of HAZMAT Regulation Petitions

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) is reviewing five industry and trade association petitions to update hazmat regulations. The five petitions deal with: New proper shipping names for lithium batteries (LBs) in cargo transport units and battery-powered equipment and vehicles. PHMSA’s Emergency Response Guidebook includes…

OSHA Top 10 Violations 2021

This has been a very different year for the occupational safety and health profession because of COVID-19. Among the changes: The pandemic has affected the top violations OSHA issues to employers. One thing is back to normal this year: OSHA released its preliminary numbers at the National Safety Council’s Congress…

New YouTube Webinar

Join NASP Executive Director Eric Gislason and C.A. Short’s Brent Lee for this exciting webinar focused on effective safety training and incentivizing safe work behaviors. Key attendee takeaways: Four types of learners Three types of trainers Andragogy vs Pedagogy Implementing participatory training techniques Incentivizing participation 10 essential elements of an…