A safety director who was fired after providing a statement and safety documentation to OSHA for an investigation will receive $48,000 in back wages and compensatory damages from his previous employer.
Jasper Contractors - headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, but performing roofing work in Florida – has agreed to the settlement with OSHA, which resolves a lawsuit filed under the anti-retaliation provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act.
Southwest Airlines flight 1380 took off normally from LaGuardia Airport on the morning of April 17, 2018 – until there was a sudden change in cabin pressure, the aircraft tilted sharply and a “gray puff of smoke” was seen. Interviews conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) with the crew of the troubled aircraft show how quickly a routine flight can turn calamitous.
The driver of a bus carrying a marching band that crashed in Alabama earlier this year was unresponsive just before the bus crashed into a ravine, according to an investigative update issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
A flight crew’s decision to continue using visual flight rules when visibility was deteriorating due to weather conditions was a major factor in the October 2016 crash of an airplane near Togiak, Alaska that killed both pilots and the passenger.
A company’s failure to realize that welding work was being done near flammable materials was behind a fatal explosion, according to the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), which has released its final investigation report into the February 8, 2017, blast at the Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA’s) DeRidder, Louisiana, pulp and paper mill.
School bus safety will the focus of a National Transportation Safety Board meeting next month to consider the Special Investigation Report based on the investigation of two 2016 school bus crashes.
On Nov. 1st in Baltimore, Maryland, a city school bus crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a commuter bus, killing six people.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is focusing on a missing fan blade in its investigation of a Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing Tuesday after its left engine failed. One passenger on the plane was killed in the dramatic incident, which occurred on Southwest Flight 1380 as the plane was flying from LaGuardia Airport in New York to Love Field in Dallas.
Tesla has been ousted from the investigation into the March 23rd 2017 fatal crash of one of its vehicles.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced yesterday that because it violated an agreement, the automaker has been removed as a party to the NTSB’s investigation of the incident involving a Tesla Model X near Mountain View, California.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) now knows what was behind a fatal 2015 train collision near Roswell, New Mexico, but it doesn’t know why. An NTSB investigation has determined that a conductor’s failure to properly line a switch is the probable cause for the April 28 collision of two Southwestern Railroad freight trains.
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