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Alaska Editorial: Processing disaster

...Fiords, it must be by boat or plane.And in a community significantly dependent on flight and marine vessels, transportation accidents are a possibility. Ketchikan has experienced plane crashes before - all equally devastating.Each time, it...
Delegation holds BP operations hearing

...after the session. "I would have liked to have seen an independent agency there, like the National Transportation Safety Board. Their entire purpose is to investigate transportation accidents and this was a transportation accident."
Awards presented at 2010 Governor?s Safety and Health Conference

...responsible for the majority of work-related deaths in Alaska, the keynote address was aimed at reducing transportation accidents. Information about applying for the Voluntary Protection Program, which recognizes and promotes effective workplace...
Feds push cruise ships for alarms

...again at the next meeting of the International Maritime Congress in November. The safety board investigates transportation accidents and makes recommendations, but has no force of law.
An arctic Cold War with Russia?

...S. claims and prepare for increased human activity. In fact, environmental security concerns arising from transportation accidents, unsafe energy exploration or shipping, and pollutants from the South pose the greatest threat to the Arctic...
Officials: Indications are plane crash caused by accident, not terrorism had found no evidence that terrorism was involved in the crash, and that the NTSB, which investigates transportation accidents, was in charge. The FBI assisted, looking for any evidence of a crime. "If we find out it is a tragic accident...
Alaska Digest

...deaths per 100,000. Wyoming topped the ranking, with 13.9 workplace fatalities per 100,000 workers. Transportation accidents were the leading cause of the fatality rate in 2004, accounting for 73 percent of the deaths. Transportation...


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