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Distancing Alerts and Contact Tracing by Pervidi

If you are managing a construction site, industrial site, manufacturing facility, oil rig, mine, food processing plant, warehouse, or any other facility that employs multiple workers – Pervidi’s Physical Distancing Alerts and Contact Tracing App is a superb tool to improve work practices and mitigate risks. Pervidi Workplace Physical Distancing…

Not Back to ‘Normal’ Yet: 10 steps to Re-open Businesses Safely

As employees return back to their jobs after the coronavirus lockdowns, a coalition headed by the National Safety Council recommends employers take 10 essential actions to keep workers safe. The Safe Actions For Employee Returns (SAFER) task force identified 10 actions employers must consider and released playbooks offering in-depth recommendations…

What COVID-19 Taught Us: Safety!

Free Zoom Webinar Live June 25th 1:00 – 2:00 pm (EST) “WHAT COVID-19 TAUGHT US: NEW STANDARDS FOR NAVIGATING WORKPLACE SAFETY” The main topics discussed will help attendees: OSHA’s Position on Infectious Disease Control in the Workplace Implementing and Enforcing COVID-19 Best Practices How to build/restructure your safety incentive program…

Preventing Worker Exposure to Silica Dust

The introduction of OSHA’s latest respirable crystalline silica standard has not been without difficulty. Implementation deadlines have been changed, and now enforcement was to begin in the construction industry on Sept. 23, 2017.1 The standard has generated discussion from groups including employers and laborers, who have called OSHA’s predications infeasible, even…

MSP and CSD Pilot Exams for ANSI Accreditation

It is with great excitement that we send you this correspondence. As you may have heard, NASP is undergoing the process of accreditation for two of our upper-level professional safety certifications by ANSI under ANSI 17024. Emphasis on these certifications will be on PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS for individuals responsible for developing…

OSHA Fails to Collect Fines

OSHA failed to collect $19.1 million in fines during Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, according to a Department of Labor Office of Inspector General audit. The agency’s Debt Collection Accountability Team failed to refer delinquent debt to the Treasury’s Fiscal Service for timely collection and didn’t notify area offices on…

COVID-19 Infectious Disease Prevention Specialist

Confused by all of the information on COVID-19? Need more than just a one-hour webinar on how to protect your employees from this current or future pandemics? In continuing NASP’s mission to provide employers with the information they need to properly protect their employees, we have developed an IACET Accredited…