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Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty and pay the maximum fine for destroying evidence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, U.S. Justice Department announced yesterday.
DuPont has adopted a new global corporate standard and developed stronger work requirements for hot work activities such as welding, cutting and grinding following a fatal hot work accident at the company’s Yerkes chemical facility in Buffalo, New York in 2010.
A transformational leadership style — valued for stimulating innovation and worker performance — is also associated with increased well-being among employees, reports a study in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).
A coalition formed to improve California refinery safety in the wake of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire last August has released a list of recommendations it wants to see enacted.
The man hailed by the media as the “Category 5 General” says despite recent natural disasters, Americans still haven’t recognized the need to be prepared at home. Lt. General Russel L. Honoré (Ret.), who’ll serve as the keynote speaker at the American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) Fall Conference, led Task Force Katrina in the aftermath of the devastating hurricanes that struck the Gulf Coast in the summer of 2005.
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