Washington — In her second appropriations hearing in as many days, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said she has “encouraged legislation” to clarify hours-of-service requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Have you ever arrived at work and found yourself unable to recall the details of your drive? Larry R. Russell, principal consultant for the Brain-Centric Reliability System at DEKRA Organizational Safety & Reliability, discusses this and other “brain-centered hazards” that stand in the way of us being safer drivers.
“Safety – and the issues surrounding it – is far different from when behavior-based safety first came onto the scene,” says Susan Murphy from DEKRA Insight, who presents five principles for creating a modern injury-reduction system.
Washington — Raymond Martinez is the new chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Ronald Batory takes over as head of the Federal Railroad Administration, after the pair received Senate confirmation on Feb. 13.
“Many organizations have not yet installed effective measures that actually get people thinking and executing correctly when it really counts,” says DEKRA Insight’s David Musgrave, who discusses new neuroscience-based ways to keep employees safe and unplanned events at bay.
Washington — Scott Mugno, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead OSHA, received a second approval from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Jan. 18, and now awaits confirmation from the full Senate.
Washington — President Donald Trump has resubmitted Scott Mugno’s nomination to lead OSHA – a move required because the Senate did not confirm the FedEx executive’s appointment before the legislative body’s term ended last month.
“If confirmed, I will work very hard every day side by side with the best safety professionals at America’s ultimate safety department,” the FedEx executive said during a Dec. 5 hearing before the Senate Help, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.