Washington – The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a stay of requirements until March 21 for its final rule mandating commuter and intercity passenger railroads create and implement a system safety program.
Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration has extended the comment period for a proposed rule that would require underground coal mine operators to equip coal-hauling machines and scoops with proximity detection systems.
Washington – Employers required to keep and maintain an OSHA 300 injury and illness log must publicly post their 300A summary sheet from Feb. 1 to April 30. Form 300A summarizes work-related injuries and illnesses recorded in 2016.
Washington – A new video from the Chemical Safety Board depicts the events leading to an explosion and fire that killed two workers and injured 167 others in June 2013 at the Williams Olefins Plant in Geismar, LA.