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The federal government shutdown may be over, but if an announcement from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is any indication, federal agencies and employees are not over it.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be investigating the deaths of two San Francisco area transit workers who were killed on Saturday when they were struck by a commuter train.
Due to increasing demand, J. J. Keller has added industry professionals to its field team to continue exceeding customer expectations and help customers develop their DOT compliance and safety programs.
More than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were not in car seats or wearing seat belts, according to statistics released recently by the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
October 7–11 is Drive Safely Work Week (DSWW). The theme of the 2013 campaign is “Gear up for safe driving: Mind ·Body ·Vehicle.” DSWW is developed by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), a public-private partnership that promotes road safety on and off the job.
On Aug. 12, 2013, a truck operated by Laredo, Texas-based REDCO Transport, Ltd. crashed into a van stopped on the shoulder of Interstate 20 in Louisiana. Three people, including the truck driver, were killed.
In the wake of the deadly July 6 train derailment and explosion in Lac-Mégantic, Québec, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has issued safety advisory letters to Transport Canada and the United States Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, asking regulators to review the processes for suppliers and companies transporting or importing dangerous goods to ensure the properties of the goods are accurately determined and documented for safe transportation.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a new set of factsheets to help young drivers stay safe on the job: one for employers and another one for parents and young workers.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.