Category: October 2022 Newsletter

New California Law Requires Workers’ Comp, Even with No Employees

A new California law now requires certain contractors to carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage beginning 2023, even if they don’t have any employees. SB 216, signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom September 30th, requires contractors, whether they have employees or not, to have workers’ compensation insurance. The law…

A Round of Applause

We at NASP would like to take the time to congratulate our latest round of newly certified Master Safety Professional (MSP) and Certified Safety Director (CSD) professionals! Earning these certifications is truly an amazing accomplishment, and we could not be prouder of your success! Want to join their ranks? Learn…

DOJ Prosecutes 3 Criminal Cases Related to OSHA

The Department of Justice (DOJ) said earlier this year that it would work closely with OSHA to prosecute employers whose willful violations led to fatalities. Specifically, DOJ said it would be formally collaborating with OSHA in pursuing cases related to worker safety and safe working conditions as well as environmental…

CSB Releases New Guidance on Accidental Release Reporting Rule

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released new guidance on its Accidental Release Reporting Rule, clarifying when employers should submit a report after an accidental release. This guidance is also meant to help employers better understand the rule in general. CSB’s guidance document clarifies several key terms…

2023 Course Calendar

As our 2022 Live Course training calendar comes to a close, we wanted to provide you with a thorough outlook for the first half of 2023 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: (brooke, hyperlink…

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