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Survey Says…

NASP recently sent out a survey regarding COVID-19 and the use of face coverings in the workplace. The results were quite surprising. Out of nearly 300 responses in just 1 day, these are our findings: When asked if safety professionals wear some sort of face-coverings while out in public, 88%…

Five Factors That Can Lead to Dehydration

Drinking fluids is not the only way to prevent dehydration. After all, that’s about the only thing that comes to most people’s minds when they’re told to stay hydrated. But fluid intake is only one part of staying safe in the heat or doing physically demanding work. First, Hydrate! The…

Court: Employer Injury, Illness Records are Public Information

Court: Employer Injury, Illness Records are Public Information Employer injury and illness records submitted to federal OSHA are not confidential and can be released if requested via a Freedom of Information Act request, according to a June 4 court decision. A U.S. District Court judge rejected the Department of Labor’s…

Sizzlin’ Summer Specials

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. Visit us at www.naspweb.com to take advantage of these great offers.    

Important Survey Regarding COVID-19

Although CDC guidelines clearly indicate that wearing some sort of face-mask along with proper social distancing does help minimize the spread of the coronavirus, many still do not, for a variety of reasons, wish to wear one or require their employees to wear one. This includes some in the safety…

Coming to a Screen Near You, FREE Webinars

Webinar #1: ANSI/ASSP Z.490.2: Practices for E-Learning in Safety, Health and Environmental Training Let’s face it… times have changed in the Post-COVID-19 workplace, especially when it comes to safe and effective EHS training. At least for the foreseeable future, we can no longer fill a training room with 25 to…

Decision Re-opens Definition of ‘Repeat’

An OSHA appeal of a 2018 decision making repeat citations tougher for the agency to prove has been rejected as moot by a federal appeals court, giving the agency at least a partial victory. The appeals court remanded the case to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, suggesting it…

Coronavirus Prompts Companies to Develop New Protective Tech

From vibrating wristbands and smart phone apps for social distancing to devices that warn users when they’re about to touch their face, companies are coming up with ways to mitigate exposure to the coronavirus. Big companies like Ford as well as smaller software and tech companies are developing new technology…

First HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer Course for 2020

Anyone involved in environmental clean-up or HAZMAT emergency response will benefit from this intensive, week-long Train-the-Trainer Course held in Houston, Texas from September 21st through the 25th. In addition to covering the various elements of the HAZWOPER standard, you will experience hands-on, practical simulations to meet the experiential requirements of…