Category: September 2020 Newsletter

Join NASP at SafetyConnect 2020

We’re proud to be an exhibitor – come check us out! A rapidly changing business landscape calls for an innovative approach to business development and networking in the Environmental Health & Safety industry. ‘​Safety Connect ‘ – Virtual Safety Conference & Expo is bringing together distinguished professional speakers from around…

Online HAZWOPER Training?

This brand new online HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer course is designed for anyone involved in environmental clean up or HAZMAT emergency response. This includes an Environmental or Safety Director or Manager, Emergency Responder, Incident Commander, Safety Trainer, Plant Manager, Production or Maintenance Manager, Public Works or Utilities Director, Fire Chief, Waste Site…

SafetyConnect 2020

We’re proud to be an exhibitor – come check us out! A rapidly changing business landscape calls for an innovative approach to business development and networking in the Environmental Health & Safety industry. ‘​Safety Connect ‘ – Virtual Safety Conference & Expo is bringing together distinguished professional speakers from around…

Confused by OSHA’s COVID-19 Reporting Rules?

Are you confused by federal OSHA’s reporting requirements for coronavirus cases? You’re not alone. The law firm Baker Hostetler says it’s been hearing from employers that they’re confused by OSHA’s reporting guidance on what to do if an employee gets the coronavirus.   Guidance Removed Baker Hostetler says OSHA published…

On-the-Job Training is Adequate Communication of Rules

A lack of fully documented safety training does not prove inadequate communication of safety rules, according to a July 28 Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission decision. On Dec. 8, 2015, Angel Brothers Enterprises began work on the installation of a concrete drainage pipe next to a road in LaPorte,…

Join our upcoming CSM and CSMC classes!

It is no secret that e-learning is all the rage during this COVID-19 pandemic. While e-learning is certainly a great alternative to traditional courses, NASP understands that some training, and some individuals, are best suited for live, instructor-led classes. Benefits to NASP’s instructor-led courses include: The opportunity for individuals to…

33 months in jail for driver who dumped hazardous waste

The judge didn’t pull any punches with this RCRA violator. Individual: Edward Miller, Sidney, NE. Business: Truck driver. Penalty: 33 months in federal prison, plus three years of supervised release, and must pay $25,471 in restitution. Reasons for penalty: Miller loaded a flatbed truck with containers of chemicals, pesticides and…