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October 19, 2021

CSB Renews Call For OSHA To Include ‘Reactive Hazards’ In PSM Rule

October 12, 2021 at 6:18 PM
The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is ramping up its calls for OSHA to broaden its process safety management (PSM) standard to cover additional “reactive hazards,” along with a parallel push for EPA to bolster its chemical-safety rules, after a recent investigation blamed the current policies for failing to prevent a fatal hydrogen gas explosion. In a final investigation report published Sept. 24, CSB found that a May 2019 explosion at the AB Specialty Silicones manufacturing plant in Waukegan, IL, shows...

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