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November 21, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined November 14 that the April 2016 fatal derailment of a train near Chester, Pennsylvania, was caused by deficient safety management across many levels of the organization and the lack of a clear, consistent, and accepted vision for safety.

November 20, 2017
A Wisconsin milling company has been hit with proposed penalties of more than $1.8 million following a May 31, 2017 explosion that killed 5 workers and injured 12 others.

November 17, 2017
Findings from the 2016 California Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), are now available on the DIR website, and the news is good for California employers and workers.

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November 17, 2017 (Notice) - To standardize manufacturer and reconditioner approvals, PHMSA is proposing to terminate any M-number and R-number approvals that were previously issued without an expiration date.

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OSHA Challenge
Some of the provisions of the Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection final rule have delayed compliance dates. For which provision must employers be in compliance by November 20, 2017?
• Training exposed workers on fall hazards
• Inspecting personal fall arrest or ladder safety systems on new fixed ladders over 24 feet
• Replacing cages and wells with fall arrest or ladder safety systems on all fixed ladders
• Inspecting and certifying permanent anchorages for rope descent systems
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