HazMat in a Box – Confined Space

IL Worker Dies While Cleaning Oil Residue Inside Rail Car

Reposted By WorkersCompensation.com 11 hours 37 minutes ago Font size: Mounds, IL (WorkersCompensation.com) – A U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigation found that Environmental Remediation and Recovery Inc. did not have equipment or trained personnel to rescue a 27-year-old worker promptly who collapsed and later died while cleaning a rail car. OSHA has cited seven willful ...

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It’s like entering a grave, says rescuer.

From: Published: Monday November 24, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM Updated: Monday November 24, 2014 MYT 4:28:28 PM KUCHING: A rescuer who entered the Selantik coal mine has described it like “entering a grave” and that it reminded him of the tunnels built by the Viet Cong. “As it got deeper, it got a lot narrower. When you enter, you could ...

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Probe On Cause Of Explosion At Coal Mine Still On Hold

Reposted SRI AMAN, Nov 22 (Bernama) — The investigation into the actual cause of the explosion in a tunnel at a coal mine in Pantu, near here which killed three people this morning is still being put on hold as at 6.30pm today. Sri Aman Fire Station chief, Ranger Moos said this was because the operations and fire forensics team ...

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Going underground with Phoenix Fire; confined space rescues

RePosted from Fox 10 Phoenix Posted: Nov 18, 2014 8:00 PM PST Updated: Nov 18, 2014 9:26 PM PST By Troy Hayden, FOX 10 NewsCONNECT FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com More>> PHOENIX (KSAZ) – When you think of Phoenix firefighters rushing to save people, you might think of a burning building or a car accident. But there is a specially ...

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Dangerous Confined Space Rescue/Recovery

Published on Nov 29, 2012 by Arlington Cardinal This video is from a tragic accident in Illinois involving methylene chloride on November 29, 2012.  Methylene chloride, also called dichloromethane, is a volatile, colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor. Methylene chloride is used in various industrial processes in many different industries: paint stripping, pharmaceutical manufacturing, paint remover manufacturing, metal cleaning and ...

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