Safety and OSHA News

CSB: Corroded pipe caused refinery explosion; 5 injured, 676K pounds of hydrocarbons released

Safety professionals know wear and tear on equipment could lead to unsafe conditions if not regularly monitored and repaired. But sometimes even regular inspections don’t catch everything, potentially leading to disaster. [Read more…]

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Did worker die from toxic fume exposure or heart failure?

A decision by a judge in Colorado highlights a hazard faced by workers in the oil and gas industries, and that more efforts are needed to protect these workers from potential death.

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