Washington – T.F. Scott Darling III emphasized the importance of diligence and collaboration during a Jan. 20 Senate committee hearing that focused on his nomination to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Charleston, WV – A federal jury convicted former Massey Energy Co. CEO Don Blankenship on a misdemeanor charge of conspiring to violate mine safety regulations at the Upper Big Branch mine, where 29 workers died in West Virginia after a methane explosion in April 2010.
Washington – The Chemical Safety Board needs to address several management challenges to strengthen its influence and protect workers and the public, according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General.
Atlanta – During the Leadership Keynote Sept. 30 at the NSC Congress & Expo, Lesinski, vice president of DiVal Safety Equipment, asked audience members to close their eyes and think of four people who depend on them to work safely.