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The long saga of the BP-OSHA struggle to resolve issues arising from the 2005 tragedy at the company’s Texas City refinery may finally be drawing to a close.
Focus on incident investigations with the potential for the broadest repercussions, work to get recommendations implemented and use best practice project management to ensure organizational excellence.
The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a new safety video that examines the concept of inherent safety and its application across industry; “Inherently Safer: The Future of Risk Reduction” stems from the August 28, 2008, explosion that killed two workers and injured eight others at the Bayer CropScience chemical plant in Institute, West Virginia.
Representatives from OSHA, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Newport News Shipbuilding are among seven experts who will share their perspectives during an International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) Washington Roundtable on Confined Space Safety, August 21 in Arlington, Va.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will again focus its annual mine roof control program on efforts to improve mine rib control during the 2012 Preventive Roof Rib Outreach Program, known as PROP. For the second consecutive year, in 2011, fatal rib roll accidents in underground coal mines outnumbered more typical fatal roof fall accidents.
OSHA and the Mid-Continent Exploration & Production Safety Network (MCEPS) are sponsoring a voluntary “safety stand-down” to bring awareness to the recent rise in fatal accidents in the oil and gas industry, and promote safety and health practices at oil and gas exploration and production sites throughout Oklahoma.
Lawmakers in yesterday’s U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee hearing on Voluntary Protection Programs are misguided if they think that voluntary enforcement of workplace safety is enough to keep employees safe from harm, according to advocacy group Public Citizen.
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.