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LONG READ: Meth-testing’s ‘wild west’

Newsroom.co.NZ Branko Marcetic JANUARY 9, 2019

This article was originally published October 3, 2018* It is part two of a two-part series on meth testing… 135 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

OSHA Safety Standards

As part of the United States Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created by Congress to assure safe and healthy working conditions for private sector employers and workers across various industries, such as construction, maritime, and agriculture. 88 more words

Real Estate Development

Theme park 'spot checks', devices stripped down in proposal: Inquest

Brisbane Times Robyn Wuth 6 December 2018

A major overhaul of all theme park safety including mandatory major inspections has been proposed following the Dreamworld tragedy which claimed four lives. 300 more words

Forensic Pathology

Claim Dreamworld spent “not one cent” on safety audits sparks row

Brisbane Times Lucy Stone 19 October 2018
Accusations that Dreamworld spent “not one cent” on safety audits have raised tensions at the coronial inquest investigating the 2016 fatal tragedy at the theme park. 159 more words

Forensic Pathology

Government regulator left inspections of fatal ride up to Dreamworld

ABC News Michael Atkin 16 August 2018

Queensland Government safety inspectors did not personally inspect, review or audit the Thunder River Rapids Ride at Dreamworld for almost seven years prior to the accident in 2016 that killed four people. 171 more words

Forensic Pathology

Sliding Toward Disaster

On August 7, 2016, 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated on a water slide at Schlitterbahn, a water park in Kansas City, Kansas. Not just any slide: the world’s tallest water slide. 306 more words

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Dreamworld Inquest - compilation

Dreamworld ride had ‘rat’s nest’ of wiring before fatal accident, inquest told
ABC News Ellie Sibson 29 June 2018
A coronial inquest into the deaths of four people at Dreamworld has heard there was a “rat’s nest” of wiring at the Thunder River Rapids ride control panel that could have led to dangerous malfunctions. 237 more words

Forensic Pathology