The fire in January 2018 destroyed the vessel and caused the death of one passenger.
It is the largest-ever endowment gift to the Mayo Clinic. The school will now be known as the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine.
Supplies, contractors, training, and practice all contribute to their preparation for plowing operations.
The class to be added consists of all employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and its contractors or subcontractors who worked in any area at the Sandia National Laboratories during the period from Jan. 1, 1995, through Dec. 31, 1996, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days.
The partners will work to ensure safety through several key elements, including 100 percent fall protection over 6 feet; 100 percent personal protective equipment, including hard hats, eye protection, and high-visibility outer clothing; and ensuring all crane operators are certified.
The survey estimated that in 2017, the state had 72,500 workers with OSHA-recordable nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses, compared to 73,600 cases for 2016.
As of Nov. 5, 2018, 164 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading have been reported from 35 states, and 63 people have been hospitalized. One death has been reported from California.
Two workers were injured, with one suffering severe burns, when a gas main ignited while they were trying to repair a leak.
With the exception of the evaluation and documentation requirements, the final rule will become effective on Dec. 9, 2018. The requirements for evaluation and documentation will become effective on Feb. 7, 2019.
The safety board wants comments by Nov. 26 on the management and control of combustible dust from companies, regulators, inspectors, safety training providers, researchers, unions, and workers exposed to dust-related hazards.
In 2017, an estimated 14 percent of U.S. adults (34 million) were current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers, a decrease of 15.5 percent in 2016 and a 67 percent decline since 1965. Notably, the number of young adults aged 18 to 24 years decreased from 13 percent in 2016 to 10 percent in 2017.
The 2017 rate of total recordable cases was 2.8 per 100 FTE workers, down from 2.9 the year before.
According to the recall notice, hot coolant can spray out onto users from the overheated and pressurized coolant reservoir tank and pose a burn hazard. Kubota has received three reports of burn injuries from the coolant ejecting from the reservoir tank.
The six-month delay doesn't affect the ultimate aim of the law requiring workers to have 40 hours of training by September 2020. Supervisors will be required to have 62 hours.
The standard, currently designated ISEA 138, would establish minimum requirements for performance, classification, and labeling in hand protection products designed to protect the knuckles and fingers from impact forces while performing tasks at work.
Commercial fishing is one of British Columbia’s most dangerous occupations, and drowning is the leading cause of death for the province’s fishermen.
Proposition 11 was passed Nov. 6. It will allow ambulance providers to require workers to remain on call during meal and rest breaks, being paid at their regular rates.
Northeast Framing Inc. faces a penalty total of $311,330, the maximum allowed by law.
The indictment alleges Kenneth Scott McKee failed to properly assess the nature of the severe weather while the vessel was on the water and operated it in violation of the conditions and limitations specified in the vessel's certificate of inspection. When severe weather arrived at the vessel's location, the indictment says, McKee failed to instruct passengers to don personal flotation devices and also allegedly failed to immediately increase speed and head to the nearest shore.
Enforcement personnel throughout Canada and the United States inspected commercial motor vehicles for brake violations. During the week, they placed 4,955 vehicles out of service until critical problems with their brakes could be fixed.
The failure occurred on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 on April 17, 2018, after takeoff from New York City's LaGuardia Airport. Fragments from the engine struck the plane's fuselage, causing rapid depressurization, and a female passenger died as a result. Eight others suffered minor injuries.
It calls for designating Virginia's secretary of natural resources as the chief resilience officer of the Commonwealth, a review of the vulnerability of Commonwealth-owned buildings, development of a Virginia coastal resilience master plan, a review of pre-disaster mitigation programs, and a review of compliance with flood protection and dam safety laws.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada's investigation found that the third officer used a rope ladder to read the seaward draft marks in the middle of the vessel. When resting flat against the vessel's hull, this ladder leaves little room for hand and foot holds, making it unsuitable for this task, and the rope ladder was rigged to the guardrail in such a way that there was no safe way to access the ladder from the deck.
"The mock-ups used for the liquid waste operations and SWPF tie-in project are an ideal way to test the execution of this important but hazardous scope," DOE-Savannah River Assistant Manager for Waste Disposition Jim Folk said. "Ultimately, it helps to determine the tools and techniques that will be needed to perform the tie-ins while reducing exposure to the workers."
The only Nov. 6 statewide ballot measure to fail was North Dakota’s Measure 3 to legalize recreational use by adults.
After traveling about 55 miles, it was deliberately derailed by a company control center in Perth, according to ATSB.
Covered facilities in the state are BWX Technologies Inc. (previously known as Babcock & Wilcox Co.) in Lynchburg, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Three adults and four children died in six fires between Oct. 15 and Oct. 25, according to the agency.
The Drug Enforcement Administration's acting administrator, Uttam Dhillon, said the report underscores the magnitude of the nation's opioid crisis. "This report highlights the necessity of using all the tools at our disposal to fight this epidemic," he said.
Sirens, helicopters, military vehicles, first responders and other disaster response measures are expected to be present this week in various locations across the state. The public should not be alarmed, as the emergency response presence is part of the training exercise.