Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning is a leading cause of death in underground mine fires. To identify safe emergency escape routes, investigators at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), where mine worker safety and health is a research priority, study how to predict the spread of smoke and toxic gases throughout the mine’s ventilation network.
Turner Construction wants workers "to go home safely every day"
September 26, 2016
Turner Construction Company in Northlake, Illinois has established a partnership with OSHA to help protect employees who will be building the CH2 Data Center in Northlake. The partnership includes trade unions and 15 subcontractors, with a combined workforce of more than 500 employees.
General aviation accidents in the U.S. continued their downward trend in 2015, according to the latest aviation accident statistics released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). And, just as in 2014, there were no fatalities for U.S. airlines.
The best way to reduce the risk of death from tractor rollovers is by using a special device called a rollover protective structure with a seatbelt. The image above depicts a tractor retrofitted with the NIOSH CROPS.
A team of risk experts who have carried out the biggest-ever analysis of nuclear accidents warn that the next disaster on the scale of Chernobyl or Fukushima may happen much sooner than the public realizes.