Accident Regulations News

  • Man dead in harbour incident

    ONE man has died and four others are receiving treatment after an incident on board a fishing boat at Fraserburgh harbour, the BBC reported. The emergency services were called at about 14:00 yesterday after reports of a group of men falling ill on the boat Sunbeam. One man was pronounced dead a short time later. Four other men are being treated in hospital. Details have not been released ...

    By FISHupdate

  • OSHA New Accident Rule is Stirring the Pot

    A new accident rule issued by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which will go into effect on Aug. 10, will change the way that manufacturers and businesses log their injuries and illnesses. OSHA directives state that all businesses inform their employees of their respective rights to file any ...

    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Nuke-leak probe focuses on Los Alamos National Lab

    Officials investigating a mysterious radiation leak from the government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico have turned their focus to Los Alamos National Laboratory, a state regulator said Thursday. The U.S. Department of Energy's accident investigation team has been at the lab in northeastern New Mexico for about three weeks, New Mexico Environment Department General ...

    By Associated Press

  • DOE Issues WIPP Radiological Release Investigation Report

    Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the initial accident investigation report related to the Feb. 14 radiological release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. ...

    By US Department of Energy

  • DOE Finalizes WIPP Fire Investigation Report

    Today, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the accident investigation report for the underground mine fire involving a salt haul truck at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico. “The Accident Investigation Board report is a thorough examination of the events that led to the fire ...

    By US Department of Energy

  • Pipeline accidents now reportable online

    The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has alerted operators of pipelines that carry gas and hazardous liquids to use the new online system for reporting incidents and accidents. PHMSA, a DOT agency, changed the reporting forms as of Jan. 1, 2010, and told operators to continue filing hard-copy reports until the online system was launched. The online system is available at ...

    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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