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Behind Wash. state bridge collapse: a driver talking on a cell phone

July 18, 2014

The driver of a vehicle hired to escort a truck carrying an oversize load was talking on her mobile phone at the time the truck struck an interstate highway bridge and caused it to collapse, sending two cars and a camper-trailer into a river.


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Weekly news round-up

July 12, 2014

A workplace injury reduction success story, a real PPE challenge and why spending less on food is not necessarily a good thing were among the top EHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com this week.


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NTSB turns down bid to reopen TWA Flight 800 investigation

July 7, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it stands by its investigation of the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 and has denied a petition for reconsideration of its findings by a group claiming that a missile – or something like it -- caused the accident.


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Going parasailing during your vacation? Read this first.

July 2, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) first investigative report into parasailing safety finds the activity is largely unregulated with serious accidents frequently caused by faulty equipment.


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NTSB: Crew errors caused crash of Asiana flight 214 in San Francisco

June 26, 2014

The 2013 crash of Asiana flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport was caused by the flight crew’s mismanagement of the approach and failure to monitor the plane’s airspeed, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which investigated the accident.


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Weekly news round-up

May 24, 2014

How to get ready for the upcoming GHS label deadline, commuter railroad safety and a first for AIHce were all in the EHS-related news featured on ISHN.com this week.


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NTSB recommends ways to make commuter railroads safer

May 20, 2014

In the wake of the derailment and collision of two passenger trains in Connecticut last May, the National Transportation Safety Board – which conducted an investigation into the accident -- has issued recommendations to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Metro-North Railroad.


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NTSB says pilots need better weather forecasts

May 7, 2014

Although the National Weather Service (NWS) usually has up-to-the-minute information on wind, fog, icing, turbulence and wind shear, it doesn’t always provide it to pilots during preflight weather forecasts – and that’s something the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) wants to change.


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NTSB’s recommendation for wrong airport landings: Pay attention

March 28, 2014

Following two recent incidents in which transport category airplanes landed at the wrong airports, the National Transportation Safety Board has issued a Safety Alert to remind pilots of the vigilance required to avoid such potentially catastrophic mistakes.


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Operator of Chicago train that crashed may have been asleep

March 25, 2014

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators said the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line station at O'Hare International Airport will not be up and running until this afternoon at the earliest, after a train jumped the tracks early Monday, injuring 32 people.


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