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NTSB takes up issue of wrong-way driving

December 7, 2012
Wrong-way driving will be the first item on the agenda during the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) meeting Dec. 11th


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OSHA to test alternative dispute resolution for whistleblower complaints

October 15, 2012

OSHA is launching an alternative dispute resolution pilot program for complaints filed with the agency’s Whistleblower Protection Program. The test program is aimed at helping complainants and employers resolve disputes in a cooperative and voluntary manner.


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Two fatal mining accidents in U.S. last week

September 20, 2012

Two U.S. coal miners died in separate accidents in two different states last week, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).


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US Chemical Safety Board releases 2012 – 2016 strategic plan

July 13, 2012

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.


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CSB develops policy on employee participation in investigations

March 9, 2012

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced this week that it has developed a new policy on employee participation in investigations that the Board hopes will enhance the vital role played by plant workers in determining root causes of incidents and promoting facility safety.


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CSB asks for $11 million+ for 2013

February 17, 2012

The Chemical Safety Board says its fy 2013 budget request will allow it to complete open investigations and hire some new investigators.


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Worker fatality leads to SVEP status for Ohio company

Advantage Powder Coating had willful violations
August 3, 2011
OSHA has cited Advantage Powder Coating in Defiance for 15 safety violations following an inspection resulting from the January death of a pedestal grinder operator who was killed when the abrasive wheel on the grinder exploded and struck the operator on the head.

 


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No WTC-cancer link found…yet, says CDC review

July 28, 2011
No link between cancer and the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City has been found according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), which this week issued the First Periodic Review of Scientific and Medical Evidence Related to Cancer for the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program.


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Senior officials fired in wake of China’s deadly train collision

July 26, 2011
Three railway officials were fired on Sunday after a train collision killed at least 35 and injured more than 200 others, the Ministry of Railway said.


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