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CSB: Unsafe practices led to Honolulu fireworks blast that killed five workers

January 18, 2013

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) said an explosion and fire that killed five workers during a fireworks disposal operation in Hawaii in 2011 resulted from unsafe disposal practices; insufficient safety requirements for government contractor selection and oversight; and an absence of national guidelines, standards, and regulations for fireworks disposal.


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CSB fatal fireworks meeting to be webcast

January 15, 2013

Want more transparency from your government agencies? How about learning of their work via a webcast? The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) will make its public meeting in Washington, D.C. on Thursday available to all, through a webcast.


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Lessons learned the hard way

Fire and fireworks tips for the 4th of July holiday
July 3, 2012

Just weeks into summer 2012, the University of Michigan Trauma Burn Center has already seen a number of burn injuries in children related to popular summer activities.


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OSHA warns about the dangers of fireworks

June 29, 2012

OSHA is cautioning employers in the fireworks/pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from hazards they face while handling fireworks for public events.
 


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