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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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MSHA investigators get trained by FBI

October 12, 2012

The FBI Laboratory’s Evidence Response Team Unit recently conducted a two-week training course for 18 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) accident and special investigators at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beaver, W.Va.


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DOT orders Texas trucking company shut down

Demco violated driver anti-fatigue regs
May 31, 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Texas-based Denny Mekenye, doing business as Demco Express and/or Demco Trans, Inc. to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that posed an imminent hazard to public safety.


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Construction superintendent sentenced in worker's death

March 19, 2012

A construction superintendent has been sentenced to six months of house arrest and three years of probation for willfully endangering workers at a Washington County, Pa., construction site.


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CSB continues to investigate toxic release at CITGO refinery

March 13, 2012

A team of investigators has determined that a release of toxic gas at a CITGO refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas last week occurred during a leak from a piping flange.


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NTSB slams airline for withholding documents after fatal crash

Accident near Buffalo, NY killed 50
November 10, 2011

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman today criticized Pinnacle Airlines Corp. for failing to provide relevant documents to NTSB personnel who were investigating a Feb., 2009 commuter plane crash that killed all 45 passengers and four crew members onboard as well as one person on the ground.


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CSB: Lack of accountability, oversight led to Texas Tech lab explosion

Grad student lost three fingers
October 20, 2011

A investigaton by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has found that systemic deficiencies led to a chemistry laboratory explosion at Texas Tech University in January of 2010 that seriously injured a graduate student.


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