USW withdraws from standards talks with API

08/10/2009
The United Steelworkers (USW) has withdrawn from talks on refinery safety standards with the American Petroleum Institute and the oil industry.The talks were in response to recommendations from the US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) following the deadly Mar. 23, 2005, explosion at BP America Inc.’s Texas City, Tex., refinery (OGJ, Sept. 8, 2008, p. 20).USW and API were working to develop two American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for process safety performance indicators and fatigue.The two groups had worked together for more than a year on the upcoming standards, which API spokesmen say will be completed—with or without USW participation.U...
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