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Jul 18, 2011 12:00 AM

CSB Declares Florida’s Failure to Adopt CSB Recommendation on Protecting Public Workers “Unacceptable;” Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso asks State to Reconsider Legislation

CSB Declares Florida’s Failure to Adopt CSB Recommendation on Protecting Public Workers “Unacceptable;” Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso asks State to Reconsider Legislation

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Mar 26, 2009 02:25 PM

CSB Chairman John Bresland Encourages Florida Governor to Support Workplace Safety Rules for State's Public Employees

Washington, D.C. March 26, 2009 - In a letter released today by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB), Chairman John Bresland urged Florida Governor Charlie Crist to support worker-safety legislation to protect state, county, and municipal employees in Florida.

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May 24, 2007 12:00 AM

In Testimony to House Workforce Protections Subcommittee, CSB Calls on Governments at All Levels to Establish OSHA Programs for Public Employees

Washington, DC, May 24, 2007 - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today urged "governments at all levels to take steps to protect public employees from preventable chemical accidents, including the establishment of programs incorporating mandatory OSHA standards."

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Dec 14, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Releases Findings from Fatal Daytona Beach Wastewater Plant Explosion Investigation at Public Meeting; Cites Inadequate Engineering, Lack of Public Worker Safety Coverage

Daytona Beach, FL, December 14, 2006 - At a public meeting here today, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will release preliminary findings and hear testimony from experts regarding the January explosion that killed two municipal employees at the Bethune Point Wastewater Plant.

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Nov 20, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold December 14, 2006, Public Meeting on Fatal Bethune Point Wastewater Plant Explosion in Daytona Beach, Florida

Washington, DC, November 20, 2006 - The CSB today announced it will convene a public meeting concerning the fatal explosion that occurred on January 11, 2006, at the Bethune Point Wastewater Plant in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Board will take testimony from the investigation team and also from a panel of outside experts.

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Jan 13, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Announces It Will Conduct Full Investigation of Daytona Beach, Florida, Explosion; Emphasis on Public Employee Worksite Safety

Washington, DC, Jan. 13, 2006 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) announced today it will conduct a full investigation into the Jan 11, 2006 explosion at a Daytona Beach, Florida, wastewater treatment plant. Two workers died and a third was severely burned. The men were performing maintenance activities at the facility. The blast occurred as a cutting torch was being used near a tank of methanol, a highly flammable chemical commonly known as wood alcohol.

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Jan 12, 2006 12:00 AM

CSB Investigation Team Travels to Daytona Beach, Florida, Wastewater Plant Explosion Site

Washington, DC, Jan. 12, 2006 - The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) is deploying an investigation team to the site of a fatal explosion at a Daytona Beach, FL, wastewater treatment plant. The explosion occurred Jan. 11 as workers apparently were performing maintenance activities at the Bethune Point wastewater treatment plant involving a cutting torch near a tank of methanol, according to media reports. Methanol, or wood alcohol, is highly flammable. The team will conduct a preliminary investigation to guide the Board in determining whether to conduct a larger inquiry.

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