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Chemical Safety Board releases draft report on potential changes to refinery regulations to prevent major chemical accidents [US]

On December 16, 2013 the U.S. Chemical Safety Board released a draft report of its second of three reports on its investigation of the August 2012 process fire at a…

  • Chemical Products
  • Risk and Health
  • #Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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OSHA seeks public comments on potential revisions to its Process Safety Management regulations [US]

On December 9, 2013 OSHA published a notice in the Federal Register seeking public input on potential revisions to its Process Safety Management standard, Explosives and Blasting Agents standard, Flammable…

  • Chemical Products
  • Risk and Health
  • #OSHA
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The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (“OSHRC”) rejects OSHA’s theory of enterprise-wide abatement [US]

An administrative law judge denies OSHA’s theory that it had the authority to impose “enterprise-wide” relief at other worksites operated by the same company. Currently, this decision by the administrative…

  • Occupational hazards
  • Risk and Health
  • #Health & Safety
  • #OSHA
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OSHA proposes rule to improve the tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses [US]

On November 8, 2013 OSHA proposed a rule change would implement three new electronic reporting requirements for the annual injury and illness survey that employers must record.

  • Health and Working Conditions
  • Occupational hazards
  • Risk and Health
  • #OSHA
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Changes to the RIDDOR reporting requirements! [UK]

In a press release published on the Health and Safety Executive ('HSE') website on 1 October 2013, it formally announced the changes to the mandatory way in which injuries suffered…

  • Health and Working Conditions
  • Risk and Health
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