Daily Archives: September 9, 2015


CSB To Consider Draft Safety Regulations

Washington, DC -The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced that it will convene an interim public meeting on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, in Houston, Texas, where the CSB’s board members will consider safety recommendations resulting from a November 15, 2014,  fatal chemical release at the  La Porte facility. The accident Read the full article…

CSB

Owner of Construction Company Killed in Construction Accident

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS – Officials have identified the construction worker who was killed in an accident Tuesday morning at the old Jourdan River Steamer restaurant property on Mississippi 603. Coroner Jim Faulk said 54-year old Gary Berthelot, president of Berthelot Design/Construction Inc., which has been overseeing the rebuilding of the Read the full article…

Construction Accident

DOT Announces $19.9 Million in First Responder Grants to Help Protect Communities

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA) has announced that grants totaling $19.9 million will go to states, territories and Native American tribes to improve the nation’s response to hazardous materials transportation incidents. Since 1993, more than 2.5 million emergency responders around the Read the full article…

Safe Transportation First Responder Grants