Month – September 2016

Sea-Tac Airport Workers Vote to Strike Delta Contractor Air Serv

SEATTLE, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hundreds of cart drivers, wheelchair agents, cabin cleaners, baggage handlers, unaccompanied minor escorts and lavatory and water service fillers voted today to strike over unfair labor practices at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The workers are part of the nationwide campaign of underpaid airport workers fighting for $15 and union rights. Airport […]

CSB Deploying to Site of Hot Work Incident that Injured Seven Workers in Texas

Washington DC, August 15, 2016 – An investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is deploying to the scene of an incident that injured seven workers – including three critically – that occurred Friday August 12 at the Sunoco Logistics Partners, a terminal facility in Nederland, Texas. According to initial inquiries the incident […]

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Washington, DC August 11, 2016 – Today the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) issued a safety alert entitled “CSB Safety Alert: Preventing High Temperature Hydrogen Attack (HTHA)” focused on preventing accidents similar to the fatal 2010 explosion and fire at the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes, WA that fatally injured 7 workers. The CSB’s investigation into […]