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SAM and hazardous energy

Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
Spot the hazard, assess the risk, make the change – these are common risk mitigation practices for employees working in and around the manufacturing production process. But what about the energy that can’t be seen?
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DeFazio: Final rule on railroad risk reduction programs fails to address fatigue

Washington — Effective April 20, the Federal Railway Administration is requiring the nation’s largest freight railroads – known as Class I – and smaller freight railroads with “inadequate safety performance” to develop and implement a formal risk reduction program. However, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR), chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, says the final rule does not fulfill a congressional mandate to address rail worker fatigue.
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