CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

CSB Process Safety Application  The CSB has developed a new interactive training application focused on OSHA's Process Safety Management, or PSM, regulation. The training covers the 14 elements of PSM using the 2005 explosion at BP’s Texas City refinery as a model. To Download and Install the Application: The CSB Process Safety Application is designed … Continue reading CSB Process Safety Training Application #PSM #Training

U.S. Chemical Safety Board

CSB Interim Executive Authority Steve Owens said, “The CSB continues to see hot work incidents at a variety of facilities across the U.S. even though these are well-understood events and are avoidable. Increased adherence by companies to existing regulations and industry guidance can  keep other hot work incidents from happening in the future and help … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Safety Board

A comparative analysis of safety management and safety performance in twelve construction projects

This explored how safety management factors (SMF), contextual factors (e.g. project & org. complexity) & combinations of factors are linked to Safety…A comparative analysis of safety management and safety performance in twelve construction projects

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

By Beeta Lashkari, Eric J. Conn, and Micah Smith Earlier this month, on September 1, 2022, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced the release…U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

Carpooling with Bud Schoonover

Revised 10/01/2022 Originally posted on February 4, 2012 Coal-fired power plants are built out in the country away from any major town. I used to …Carpooling with Bud Schoonover

US Department of Labor launches awareness effort for miners with black lung, promote testing to reduce exposures to hazardous levels of coal dust | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor launches awareness effort for miners with black lung, promote testing to reduce exposures to hazardous levels of coal dust | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/msha/msha20220929

New MSHA App Delivers Critical Information Directly to Miners | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

New MSHA App Delivers Critical Information Directly to Miners | U.S. Department of Labor Blog — Read on blog.dol.gov/2022/08/31/new-msha-app-delivers-critical-information-directly-to-miners

Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

By Eric J. Conn, Micah Smith, and Beeta Lashkari EPA RMP Public Hearing This week, on September 26-28, 2022, EPA has been hosting virtual public …Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

Weekly Toll: Death at Work

Silo suffocation, refinery fire, highway construction, wildfire, electrocution — all the ways that workers died last week.  n average, almost 100 …Weekly Toll: Death at Work

Why Can’t the City Afford to Enforce Contractor Safety Standards?

Welcome to another chapter of Do-It-Yourself-Neighborhood-Health-and-Safety-Inspector. As many of you know, while walking to dogs, I’m constantly …Why Can’t the City Afford to Enforce Contractor Safety Standards?

New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission Issues Guidance on “Workplace Impairment” Determinations | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Jennifer L. Mora and Frederick T. Smith Seyfarth Synopsis:  As previously reported here, on February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/states/new-jersey/new-jersey-cannabis-regulatory-commission-issues-guidance-on-workplace-impairment-determinations/

OSHA’s Recordkeeping, Reporting, and E-Recordkeeping Rules

On September 13, 2022, Lindsay A. DiSalvo and Ashley D. Mitchell presented a webinar regarding Important Nuances of OSHA’s Recordkeeping, Reporting, …OSHA’s Recordkeeping, Reporting, and E-Recordkeeping Rules