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ASSE wants tougher standard for impaired driving

Legal impairment standard would go from blood alcohol level of .08% to .05%

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is backing the National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) effort to encourage states to reduce the legal standard of driver impairment due to alcohol consumption, as measured by blood-alcohol content (BAC), from 0.08% to 0.05%.


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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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