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Dust to Dust: A Look at Silica Dust FAQs

Ever since OSHA began enforcing its respirable crystalline silica standard for general industry in June 2018, employers have struggled to understand compliance requirements. In late January, OSHA published a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers developed with industry stakeholders to relieve some of the confusion. The silica standard…

Hello from SC PRIMA!

This past week NASP had the honor in joining the South Carolina Public Risk Management Association for their 2019 annual conference in historic Charleston. During this two-day conference, Eric Gislason, NASP’s Executive Director, had the opportunity to present on the intricacies of OSHA as well as Safety Management Systems. We…

I Had a Joke About Construction, but I’m Still Working on It

Last issue, NASP announced the launch of our new Certified Safety Manager-Construction course, and it was met with great enthusiasm! This 40-hour course highlights the same training methodologies as our traditional CSM course while also offering construction specific training on:   OSHA and the Focus Four PPE and Lifesaving Equipment…

Environmental Health and Safety Professional Certificate (EHS)

We are proud to announce the completion of our new and improved Environmental Health and Safety Professional Certificate (EHS) course into the Learning Management System (LMS). Are you a busy professional who desires to improve your knowledge and credentials but has little time for classroom training? Then this class is…

Dewalt Drill Recall

Dewalt has recalled their DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 corded drills, due to faulty wiring and shock hazards. Please share this information with your teams. Click here for full details on the recall.

On the Road Again

The NASP team just held a class in Sin City to teach a CSM Las Vegas class last month. Did you miss out on this fantastic opportunity? Well don’t fret, we still have three more opportunities for you to take part in our one-of-a-kind training: May 6-10, Charleston June 24-28,…

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) 1910.1200

History OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) was first adopted in 1983 in the United States with limited scope (48 FR 53280; November 25, 1983). In 1987, scope was expanded to cover all industries where employees are potentially exposed to hazardous chemicals (52 FR 31852; August 24, 1987). OSHA revised its…