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The FAA’s 34th annual General Aviation and Part 135 Survey for 2011 data is underway and available online at www.aviationsurvey.org
While pipeline failures are relatively rare, over the past few years there’ve been some devastating – and deadly – pipeline failures in the U.S.
Teens who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games may be more likely than those who don’t to become reckless drivers who experience increases in automobile accidents, police stops and willingness to drink and drive, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Here are this week’s top occupational safety and health-related stories from www.ISHN.com:
Passengers traveling on Boeing 747s and other large planes probably don’t realize that their pilot cannot see the airplane’s wingtips from the cockpit unless he opens the cockpit window and sticks his head out of it.
For the third time in less than three months, Norfolk Southern has been ordered to pay penalties for illegally firing two workers. The latest fines levied by OSHA for violating whistleblower protection laws total $932,070.
A truck driver who was fired for refusing to drive with a co-worker who smoked in the vehicle – in a truck containing explosives – was the victim of retaliation, according to OSHA, which has his former employer to reinstate him.
A tanker truck carrying more than 8,000 gallons of fuel was struck by a freight train early this morning outside of Dallas, Tx, resulting in a fiery explosion – but no injuries.
A National Transportation Safety Board team is en route to Ellicott City, Md, to investigate a fatal freight train derailment that occurred just after midnight.
Norfolk Southern Railway Co. has once again been found guilty of retaliating against a worker who reported a work-related injury – which is creating a chilling effect in the railroad industry, according to OSHA.
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