Do Blocked Railroad Crossings Endanger Your Community? Tell Us More. — ProPublica

We want to understand what stationary and long trains mean for EMS, firefighters, police and families across the country. — Read on

East Palestine: The Forgotten Rail Workers

The trains must go through! As you might imagine, there was quite a mess to clean up in order to get the rail line running again through East …East Palestine: The Forgotten Rail Workers

East Palestine’s Record of Devastating Train Derailments

From the March 2, 1970, edition of the Salem News, via Tyler Buchanan, author of Axios Columbus Long before the Feb. 3 Norfolk Southern derailment exposed East Palestine to hazardous chemicals, residents suffered from a series of devastating rail car derailments that destroyed businesses, ruined local infrastructure and often left the city stuck paying … Continue reading East Palestine’s Record of Devastating Train Derailments

OSHA Headlines – August 10, 2012

  OSHA levies $126K fine on Heritage-WTI Youngstown Vindicator OSHA initially came to the facility in December 2011 after a worker was killed by “metal dust deflagration” [combustion] that occurred when he was manually separating the contents of 55-gallon drums containing metal wastes and residue. There was a second ... See all stories on this … Continue reading OSHA Headlines – August 10, 2012