July 2020 Newsletter

Who’s getting hammered by six-figure fines now?

Don’t be surprised to see an uptick in six-figure fines for violations like failure to:  • manage hazardous waste according to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) guidelines • submit chemical premanufacture notices, and • prevent storage tank leaks of air toxics and volatile organic compounds. Now that supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) are…

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…