Washington – Accused by an advocacy group of staging a “coup d’état,” Chemical Safety Board member Rick Engler defended a board vote that granted him administrative and executive authorities, saying he is committed to transparency and “positive governance changes.”
Washington – The Chemical Safety Board is taking steps to improve transparency and accountability after a turbulent year that included two contentious congressional hearings and the forced resignation of former Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso.
Washington – State and federal officials, along with employers and trade groups, have successfully completed a number of Chemical Safety Board recommendations stemming from 12 investigations, the board announced April 20.
Washington – On March 23, the 10th anniversary of a deadly BP refinery explosion in Texas City, TX, OSHA and the Chemical Safety Board separately reflected on what must be done to better prevent similar tragedies.
Washington – Intimidation and mismanagement at the Chemical Safety Board have destroyed staff morale and distracted the agency from its core mission of investigating and preventing chemical incidents, according to a bipartisan group of politicians.