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VIDEO: Michigan’s I-94 Has Deadly 150-Car Pile Up + Fireworks + Hazmat — No, I Am NOT Kidding

Reposted_ AGENT00R SUBMITTED ON 1/10/2015 AUTO SPIES PHOTOS TIMESTAMP: 3:42:20 PM   The Agents have arrived in Detroit for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) but the thing people have been talking about since this morning was the approximate 150-car pile up that happened in Battle Creek. Unfortunately, one individual lost their life. If that wasn’t bad enough, involved in ...

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Washington Firm Fined $199,000 for Safety Violations Related to Employee Death

http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/west/2015/01/06/259798.htm

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Fairfield CT Con Space Response

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A leaking steam pipe forced the evacuation of Fairfield Warde High School on Tuesday afternoon. At 11:55 a.m., Fairfield’s Emergency Communication Center received a water flow alarm indicating an activated sprinkler system at Fairfield Warde High School. Fairfield Fire Companies 2 and 3 responded and when they arrived the building had been evacuated and the alarm was ...

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Hazmat incident closes one feeder lane on 225

re posted…Posted: Friday, January 2, 2015 3:44 pm | Updated: 3:47 pm, Fri Jan 2, 2015. By Yvette Orozco Responders worked to clear the scene of a hydrochloric acid leak at 225 and Beltway 8 reported Friday (January 2, 2015) afternoon. Pasadena Fire Marshal David Brannon said that the leak was detected by an officer just after 2 p.m. and ...

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2014 In Review: Fairfield Police Chief Hurt; Suicide Turns To Hazmat Scare

Reposted by Salvatore TrifilioNews12/31/14 FAIRFIELD, Conn. — As 2014 winds to a close, the Daily Voice is recapping some of the top stories from this year. From a crash involving the police chief and a bomb scare at the train station to a suicide-turned-Hazmat situation and talks surrounding the Penfield Pavilion, the Daily Voice has had your local events covered. Here ...

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Macro Insider

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone If you have even glanced at the news in the past several months, the grainy image of the microscopic, wormy Ebola virus as effectively as photographs of otherworldly workers dressed in hazmat suits have passed just before your eyes. From afar, the contagion devastating West Africa can appear foreign or even reminiscent of undesirable science fiction&mdashand probably ...

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Suburbs have dodged a bullet so far with hazmat derailments — so far – DailyHerald.com

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20141223/news/141229476/

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Local fire chiefs worry about train hazmat incidents – DailyHerald.com

https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20141222/news/141229742/

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Hazmat response vehicle approved for Prescott – The Prescott Daily Courier – Prescott, Arizona

http://dcourier.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=139705

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New OSHA Rules

Good write up reposted from tirereview.com The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) made changes to reporting and recordkeeping requirements that employers must follow starting in 2015. New reporting rules require employers to contact their state OSHA agency within eight hours for a work-related fatality. Also under the rule employers must report, within 24 hours, a work-related accident that results ...

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