Archive for July 6, 2017

Four years after Lac-Megantic disaster, research into rail safety continues

(Source: Canadian Press, July 5, 2017) LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec — The dangers of transporting hazardous goods by train were highlighted in tragic fashion four years ago, when an oil-laden runaway train derailed and crashed in the center of Lac-Megantic, Que., killing 47 people. Full story: CTV News Thursday, July 06, 2017

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New accidental death and dismemberment insurance benefits provided by BLET

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio, June 30 — The BLET National Division provides all active and retired members with an Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit at no cost to the member. The National Division is pleased to announce that as of June 1, 2017, this benefit is now being provided through Berkley Accident and Health Insurance Company,…

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