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  1. CSB Emphasizes Existing Resources Available on Hot Work Safety

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    Sat, 9 Aug 2014

    Washington, DC, August 6, 2014 – The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today emphasized the hot work safety resources available free of charge through the agency’s website at www.csb.gov

  2. Fire Service Industry News: Final Report on AL Solutions Metal Dust Explosion and Fire that Killed Three in West Virginia Leads CSB to Reemphasize Call for OSHA Combustible Dust Standard

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    Today the US Chemical Safety Board released its final report, safety recommendations and accompanying safety video into a fatal combustible dust explosion at the

  3. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases Preliminary Findings into Freedom Industries Investigation

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    that contaminated the drinking water of up to 300,000 residents of nine West Virginia Counties, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) reported today it has thus far found no record of a formal, industry approved inspection performed on any of

  4. NTSB Reports San Francisco Missed Small Window to Save Girl

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    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    never should have" happened, National Transportation Safety Board officials said Tuesday. At least two firefighters who ..... her to verify that conclusion, but failed to do so, safety board investigator Jason Fedok said at a Washington hearing

  5. Hazmat: NTSB: New Jersey Train Derailment and Hazardous Material Release Caused by Lack of Crew Training to Identify Locked Bridge

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    Tue, 29 Jul 2014

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the probable cause of a derailment at Paulsboro Bridge in New Jersey, which resulted in a hazardous

  6. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Releases Analysis of Rupture and Hydrogen Blast in 2009 Silver Eagle Refinery Accident

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    Sat, 12 Apr 2014

    neighborhood, was caused by a rupture in a pipe that had become dangerously thin from corrosion, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) reported today. The CSB has released a detailed expert metallurgical report that was commissioned in the course

  7. Fire Service Industry News: IAFC Member Offers NTSB Ideas to Plan for the Safe Rail Transport of Crude Oil and Ethanol

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    Wed, 23 Apr 2014

    Edinger, vice chair of the IAFC's Hazardous Materials Committee, today testified at the National Transportation Safety Board forum, Rail Safety: Transportation of Crude Oil and Ethanol . He called for increased awareness in communities and

  8. Fire Service Industry News: CSB Chair Applauds Changes to ICC Codes Addressing Gas Blow Pipe Cleaning Operations

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    Thu, 6 Feb 2014

    The chairperson of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today commended the International Code Council (ICC) and its members for revising the International Fire Code (IFC

  9. CSB Draft Report Proposes Overhaul of Refinery Industry Regulatory System in California

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    Sat, 28 Dec 2013

    In a draft report released to the public today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) proposes recommendations for substantial changes to the way refineries are regulated in California. Entitled "Regulatory

  10. Hazmat: CSB Commends NFPA for Expedited Development of a Fuel Gas Standard

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    Tue, 5 Nov 2013

    The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced that the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) exceeded its recommended actions following the February