Thursday, February 23, 2012

KESMARC Chamber Blast: Ongoing State and Federal Investigations Could Take 6 Months

As we reported last week, the Marion County Sheriff's Office has ruled the February 10 chamber blast at KESMARC in Ocala, Florida, an accident. The state Fire Marshal's Office and the federal Occupational and Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are still conducting separate investigations. Final reports may not be completed for six months. CLICK HERE for some fine reporting by Rachael Whitcomb of DVM Newsmagazine via DVM360.com. Whitcomb speaks with KESMARC Kentucky owner Kirsten Johnson and Dennis Geiser, DVM, director of hyperbaric services at the University of Tennessee’s Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. Geisner says he and others are working to establish a veterinary hyperbaric medicine society, training and certification programs, and safety standards

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