The federal agency in charge of worker-safety regulations announced Thursday that it would not forbid the use of flammable natural gas to clear pipes despite a finding that the practice caused a deadly explosion at a Connecticut power plant.
Published on Monday, 09 August 2010 12:11
Despite its finding that gas blows are "inherently unsafe," the Occupational Safety and Health Administration stopped short of prohibiting the industrial practice, as was recommended about a month ago by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board.
Source: Wall Street Journal
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