Federal agencies


FMCSA must address ratings system shortcomings, OIG says

Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has failed to fully implement key components and planned improvements of its federal bus and truck ratings system in a timely manner, according to a recent report from the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General.
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DOT budget request would increase safety funding

Washington – President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Department of Transportation, released March 4, would fund multiple transportation safety agencies and programs at higher levels than previous fiscal years.
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The future of PSM

For the first time in 20 years, OSHA is taking a serious look at its Process Safety Management Standard
Amid recent industrial catastrophes, OSHA is considering revisions to its 20-year-old Process Safety Management Standard. What changes is the agency considering? Stakeholders weigh in.
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