Gulf Spill Cleanup Workers

New Safety Training Finally Begins For Cleanup Workers

By Sasha Chavkin ProPublica – July 20, 2010 Oil cleanup workers on offshore vessels will begin receiving longer and more thorough safety training today, fulfilling a pledge by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve training after it acknowledged, as we reported, that the previous course was inadequate. The training will increase in length...
OSHA Director: Offshore Workers Will Get More Training

OSHA Director: Offshore Workers Will Get More Training

tendances et de grande qualite By Sasha Chavkin ProPublica – June 21, 2010 Last week, we reported that experts and health officials are concerned that Gulf cleanup workers aren’t getting enough safety training. On Thursday, C-SPAN asked the head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration about our reporting — and he agreed that “more...

OSHA Head Agrees: Cleanup Workers Need More Training

By Sasha Chavkin ProPublica — June 17, 2010 As we’ve reported, workplace safety experts and a federal official have expressed concern that the safety trainings that Gulf cleanup workers are receiving are too short [1] and fail to prepare them [2] for the health risks they are facing. This morning on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal,” the...

Gulf Cleanup Training Ignores Advice From Health Agency, Official Says

des robes de mariee personnalisees By Sasha Chavkin ProPublica – June 17, 2010 As we’ve reported, workplace safety experts have expressed concern that Gulf oil spill responders aren’t getting enough safety training. On Wednesday, we spoke with a federal official who said the four-hour safety course that BP is providing to Gulf cleanup workers lacks...

Experts: Safety Training For Gulf Workers May Be Inadequate

tendances et de grande qualité By Sasha Chavkin ProPublica – June 16, 2010 As Gulf cleanup workers continue to report health problems, a workplace safety expert and a leading Louisiana health official have expressed concern that BP’s four-hour training course for responders may not be adequately preparing them to work in contaminated areas. Workers must...