Volume 85 Issue 25 | p. 46 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 18, 2007

OSHA to inspect petroleum refineries

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Homeland Security
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OSHA is beginning a new National Emphasis Program for the inspection of petrochemical plants to eliminate risks from the release of highly hazardous chemicals. The workplace health and safety agency says it will conduct 81 refinery inspections over the next two years to improve process safety management in the industry. "By initiating this program, we are taking positive steps to maximize the protection of employees and eliminate workplace hazards at petroleum refiners," OSHA chief . . .

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