Are we doing enough to stop dust-related explosions?

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: workplace safety

At least 13 people might still be alive today if industry and the government’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration did more to stop dust explosions in America’s factories, says a former government safety official.

Carolyn Merritt, former head of the government's Chemical Safety Board, talks to 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley about the deadly problem of combustible dust this Sunday, June 8, at 7 p.m. ET/PT.

 

Read the full article from CBS by clicking on the link below:

 

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/06/05/60minutes/main4157170.shtml


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