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Associated British Ports launches £2 billion plan for Energy Transition growth and Net Zero 2040 27 February 2023

Associated British Ports (ABP), which operates 21 ports and manages around 25% of the UK's sea-borne trade, has launched a wide ranging new sustainability strategy, ‘Ready for Tomorrow’ (RFT), backed by a plan to invest around £2 billion in decarbonising its own operations by 2040 at the latest and in major infrastructure projects to enable the wider UK energy transition....

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Investigation update released into hazardous train derailment as rail company pulls out of meeting with locals 16 February 2023

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released an update on its investigation into the February 3 train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. Several train cars carrying hazardous materials were involved in the derailment which caused a large fire to break out that sent a cloud of smoke over the town, forcing an evacuation....

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Australian utility fined $1.5 million for “preventable” death of worker 14 February 2023

Energy retailer and generator EnergyAustralia has been fined AUD$1.5 million (£860,000) after an employee at the Yallourn power station in Latrobe Valley, Victoria suffered fatal injuries from an electrical explosion in November 2018....

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Safety issue on world’s first liquid hydrogen carrier fixed 07 February 2023

The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau (ATSB) has said that an electrical component failure on the world’s first liquid hydrogen (LH2) carrier which caused a brief flame discharge, has now been fixed. The Suiso Frontier was built as a prototype ship to assess the technical aspects of transporting LH2 by sea....

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Train carrying hazardous materials derails in US, risk of “major explosion” 06 February 2023

A train derailed in Ohio, US on February 3 and caused a large fire to break out. A mandatory evacuation order was issued for a one-mile radius after around 50 train cars derailed, many of which were carrying hazardous materials....

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UK company fined £80,000 after surveyor killed by electrical explosion 24 January 2023

A company has been fined after a surveyor died from injuries caused by an electrical explosion in December 2020. The incident happened at Nigg Energy Park, in the Cromarty Firth in Scotland where the surveyor was carrying out an asbestos survey....

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Oil tanker explosion kills one, seven people remain missing 17 January 2023

An explosion on an oil tanker at a dockyard in Thailand killed one person and injured four others on January 17. Seven people remain missing after the tanker caught fire and exploded while it was docked on the Mae Klong river....

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Utility company cited after fatal arc flash incident 17 January 2023

The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited utility company Eversource Energy Service for five violations of workplace safety standards after its investigation of a fatal arc flash and arc blast in Boston, Massachusetts in July 2022 that led to a worker's death....

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Investigation into two workers' deaths finds US company failed to test oxygen level in confined space 13 December 2022

An investigation by the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that an Arkansas construction contractor failed to test oxygen levels in the confined space before two workers entered a sewer 20 feet below ground at a work site and died because of a lack of oxygen....

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UK Health & Safety Executive releases report into potential worker exposure to hazardous atmospheres at ports and distribution centres 20 October 2022

Port and distribution workers who play a crucial role in making sure items are delivered to buyers in the UK could be putting their health at risk, a new report from the UK’s Health & Safety Executive (HSE) says....

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