OSHA is investigating the death of a 56-year old man in an accident yesterday at a Paterson, New Jersey worksite.
According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, police responded to the address at approximately 9:18 a.m. in response to a reported construction accident.
Although the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has not yet determined a probable cause for a 2017 traffic accident in New Mexico that ultimately killed 8 people, a preliminary report on the incident indicates a tire problem with the truck that was involved.
A new study concludes that digital billboards attract and hold the gazes of drivers for far longer than a threshold that previous studies have shown to be dangerous. The study, conducted by researchers at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute found that drivers looked at digital billboards significantly longer than they did at other signs on the same stretch of road
The spectacular series of natural gas blasts and ensuing fires that leveled homes, killed one person and injured 21 others occurred as work crews were in the process of updating the 118-year-old gas distribution system that serviced the area. A preliminary report by the NTSB says the catastrophe occurred after high-pressure natural gas was released into a cast-iron, low-pressure distribution system that had been installed in the early 1900s.
A family in upstate New York is reeling from the loss of four daughters – along with three of their husbands – in a weekend limousine accident that claimed a total of 20 lives.
"Twenty fatalities is just horrific," National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Robert Sumwalt said at the news conference. "I've been on the board for 12 years and this is one of the biggest losses of life that we've seen in a long, long time."
The landing gear collapse on a FedEx MD-10-10F, wide-body cargo jet was caused by corrosion that led to fatigue cracking, according to an NTSB report released Thursday.
Shortly after the FedEx MD-10-10F touched down at the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport Oct. 28, 2016, the flight crew reported hearing a “bang” as the brakes were applied.
A National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) preliminary report on a fatal multi-vehicle accident in Boise, Idaho on June 16, 2018, shows how quickly things can spiral out of control in highway work zones.
Jennifer Homendy was sworn in Monday as a board member of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) during a brief ceremony at NTSB headquarters.
The addition of Homendy means the agency now has all five board member positions filled.
A blowout and massive fire at an oil well in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma January 22, 20118 occurred shortly after drilling crew members removed the drill pipe from the well in a process known as “tripping,” according to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), which has found that that conditions existed that could have allowed a gas influx into the wellbore during the tripping operation.
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