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Propane accidents affect all of us

December 1, 2004 - By

We might not like it, but Forest Gump was right: "Stupid is as stupid does." If that seems a little rough, try explaining cause and origin to the family of a loved one who died. read more

You don’t have to do it all yourself

December 1, 2004 - By

As leaders begin passing off portions of their responsibilities to others, their time becomes free to focus on direction, new opportunities and how to get the organization to a new level of performance. read more

Hours-of-service changes on table

December 1, 2004 - By

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is offering to let motor carriers track their own hours of service via electronic or paper records. read more

State of the Industry 2004

December 1, 2004 - By

An in-depth look at the numbers, trends, plans and concerns from propane retailers nationwide. read more

Promise of a new year

December 1, 2004 - By

There is plenty of reason for hope as the worries of 2004 blend into the realities of 2005. read more

Implementing a safety and training vision

December 1, 2004 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council and the National Propane Gas Association have worked to develop an integrated strategy to achieve the highest levels of safety for any fuel source. This strategy establishes a vision, safety goals and training priorities as well as the means to implement them. read more

One for the road

December 1, 2004 - By

Richard Smith, the Staten Island Ferry pilot who crashed his ferry into a dock and killed 11 people in October 2003, recently acknowledged that he passed out at the controls after taking tramadol (a pain relief medication) and Tylenol PM, two drugs with side effects that can include drowsiness. read more