Failing an OSHA inspection can result in thousands of dollars in penalties. To help members and other funeral professionals avoid costly penalties by fully complying with critical health and safety regulations, Certified Safety Training (CST), NFDA’s newest Endorsed Provider Partner, is here to help!
CST has decades of experience helping businesses comply with OSHA regulations and is a leader in providing assistance to funeral homes. NFDA is pleased to have them as its partner in administering the NFDA OSHA Safety Program.
Just for Members:
OSHA Hotline: As an exclusive benefit for NFDA members, CST is now responding to calls to the association’s OSHA Hotline. The hotline, offered at no charge to members, offers immediate answers to pressing questions regarding health and safety compliance. Learn more.
For All Funeral Homes
OSHA Compliance Programs: Get a comprehensive review of the requirements of select health and safety standards. Each program comes with a written compliance plan, including recordkeeping requirements, fact sheets, customizable forms and other resources; a walk-through of the plan for the funeral home owner or manager via Zoom; and a staff training video (15-30 minutes; no CE).
OSHA Compliance Program topics include:
- The Formaldehyde Exposure Control Program
- Emergency Action and Fire Safety Program
- Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Program
- Hazard Communication Program
- Respiratory Protection Program
- Personal Protective Equipment Program
- Spill Response Program
The OSHA Compliance Programs are $295 per program for NFDA members and $395 per program for nonmembers. Learn more.
OSHA Safety Audit: Funeral home owners and managers interested in a top-to-bottom look at where they excel at health and safety compliance and how they can improve should consider an OSHA Safety Audit. The in-person experience will include an onsite inspection at the funeral home, a corrective action plan, staff training on the Bloodborne Pathogens and Hazzard Communication Standards, and more.
The audit is available for $1,595 for NFDA members and $1,995 for nonmembers; members and nonmembers also will be billed for travel and lodging expenses. Learn more.
Coming in 2021
In 2021, NFDA will expand the OSHA Safety Program with educational courses to help funeral directors stay up-to-date on OSHA requirements, earn continuing education hours, and fulfill state OSHA education requirements for licensure. Courses will be open to all funeral professionals; NFDA members will receive exclusive pricing on education offerings.