Daily Archives: January 8, 2018


Speed Identified in Cascades Train Derailment Investigation

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Transportation Safety Board has released details gathered from the locomotive event data recorder and inward- and outward-facing cameras on Amtrak Cascades passenger train 501 that derailed last month in DuPont, Washington. The train derailed south of Tacoma, killing three people on the train and injuring dozens more. The Read the full article…


Gas Release Hazards Identified in Gulf of Mexico

The federal Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement has released a Safety Alert about gas hazards on production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. The alert highlights findings of BSEE’s Gulf of Mexico-wide inspection effort under its Performance-Based Risk Inspection pilot, along with recommendations that operators develop and implement daily and weekly inspection Read the full article…