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OSHA should extend PSM standard to onshore drilling, CSB says in new report

Washington – OSHA should apply its Process Safety Management standard to the drilling of onshore oil and gas wells, or – if not – apply the standard and customize it to oil and gas drilling operations or develop a new standard, the Chemical Safety Board recommends in its final report on a January 2018 gas well blowout and rig fire in Oklahoma that killed five workers.
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Court denies OSHA petitions to revisit ruling on PSM retail exemption

Washington – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied OSHA’s petitions for a rehearing and rehearing en banc of the court’s ruling that the agency failed to follow federal rulemaking requirements when it used a memorandum to announce a revised definition of retail facilities exempt from the Process Safety Management Standard.
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OSHA issues memorandum on Process Safety Management

Washington – Thomas M. Galassi, director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, on May 11 sent a memorandum to regional administrators regarding the Process Safety Management Standard’s recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices requirements, also known as RAGAGEP.
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