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Court denies bid to block CSB from investigating Macondo incident

For three years, Transocean has refused to cooperate
April 2, 2013

A federal court yesterday upheld the legal authority of the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) to investigate the April 2010 Macondo blowout and explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Federal District Court Judge Lee Rosenthal issued an Order that denied a motion by Transocean Deepwater Drilling, Inc. to block the CSB’s access to information pertinent to the CSB’s investigation.


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NTSB, Coast Guard looking into cruise ship fire

February 13, 2013

No surprise- the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), along with the U.S. Coast Guard, will investigate the cause of an engine room fire that occurred onboard the Carnival Triumph Sunday.


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Poor maintenance, mechanic fatigue led to fatal helicopter crash

January 31, 2013

A 2011 Nevada helicopter crash that killed the pilot and his five sightseeing passengers was caused by poor maintenance, according to an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). Also contributing to the accident: degraded material, improper installation, and inadequate inspections.


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Assessing the animosity between CSB and Cal/OSHA

November 7, 2012

Animosity between the Chemical Safety Board and OSHA has reached “the boiling point” and was made public several months ago following the Chevron catastrophic explosion in California, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.


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NTSB investigators head to Turkey to assist in accident investigation

October 17, 2012

A team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is on its to Turkey, to assist the Turkish government in an airplane fire that resulted in injuries among those onboard.


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La. worker suffers serious burns in chemical explosion

September 4, 2012

OSHA has cited Plains Gas Solutions LLC in Eunice, La. for one willful and seven serious violations involving OSHA's process safety management standards following an explosion and fire that severely burned a worker.


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CSB to investigate Chevron refinery fire

August 13, 2012

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has decided to pursue a full investigation to determine the causes of last week’s fire at the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond, California, northeast of San Francisco.
 


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Ca. marine worker crushed to death by shipping container

July 31, 2012

OSHA has cited stevedoring services company SSA Marine with five safety violations – including one willful – following an investigation into the Jan. 19 death of a worker at the port of Long Beach.


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Kentucky coal company hit with $500,000+ in fines for 2011 fatality

July 16, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has proposed $594,100 in fines to Manalapan Mining Co. Inc.'s P-1 Mine in Harlan County, Ky., for four violations. The proposed penalties were assessed as a result of an investigation into the June 2011 death of a miner who was fatally injured when a large section of rock fell from the underground coal mine's wall, or rib, and knocked him into a dolly.


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Oil industry responds to NTSB report on Michigan crude oil spill

NTSB identifies "complete breakdown of safety" at Enbridge
July 12, 2012

American Petroleum Institute (API) Pipeline Director Peter Lidiak says he “welcomed” the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation findings and recommendations for the 2010 crude oil spill in Marshall, Michigan.


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