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Re: Suicide in coalmines

Mr. Mark Wilcox, eDaily Editor, Thanks ever so much for reaching out. I would certainly agree to a telephone discussion. It could be just the two of us or it
Dr. Bill Corcoran
3:02 AM
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Re: MSHA Report

Steve, This is an interesting case of the government and the operating company conniving to avoid potentially threatening and embarrassing disclosures. Even
drbillcorcoran
1:57 PM
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Re: EXTERNAL: FW: MHSA Report of Investigation re:CAI-2014-13 Surfac

Gerry, Thanks for snapping the wet towel. He might have more coming. Please make comments atHaul truck driver was drunk at time of death - Wyoming Business
DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
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Re: MSHA Report

Was this a suicide? Is it reasonable that even a drunk would navigate the haul truck over such a complicated route accidentally? Did the investigators pursue
DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
Apr 16
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Re: MSHA Report

Thanks for the attachment and the discussion. It would be interesting to see a video of pre-shift meeting. What was Reimer's appearance, behavior, and
DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
Apr 16
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Re: MSHA Report [1 Attachment]

The description of the truck path, the observations of the driver and the discovery of an open whiskey bottle at the scene leads me to suspect suicide, yet the
Noga, Scott T
Apr 15
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MSHA Report

I really don't know what to say about this report...hopefully, it's also outside of the main stream for your readers...I guess a "little" alcohol is OK, and a
Swenning, Steven H
Apr 15
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Beneficial Conditions, Behaviors, Actions, and Inactions

Bob Brown posted:_____________________________________________________________________________________ " Every investigation should include lines of inquiry
DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
Apr 6
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Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

3. Every investigation should include lines of inquiry involving mitigation, i.e., what kept the outcome from being worse. This is perhaps one of the
    Brown, Robert L
    Apr 6
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    Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

    Bill, I don't think there was nothing that could have saved  any of the crew. The internal bulkheads were only good for about 300 feet and would leak
    Jim Bryant
    Apr 5
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    11739

    Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

    Jim, Thanks. What were the options other than the McCann Bell? What were their depth limitations? Suppose Thresher had gone down in1200 feet of water and had
    DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
    Apr 5
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    Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

    Excellent point Bill, but there was no way to recover them at 1500 feet in 1963.  The would have all died before the boat could have been raised.
    Jim Bryant
    Apr 5
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    Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

    One of the set-up factors was the dive site in about 6000 feet of water.All test objectives could have been accomplished in about 1500 feet of water.In 1500
    DR WILLIAM CORCORAN
    Apr 5
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    Re: Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER L

    The scenario provided by the good Admiral in 2003 still doesn't account for the Main Coolant Pumps being in fast speed up to the last few minutes.  The loss
    Jim Bryant
    Apr 4
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    Friday, April 10, 2015 is the 52nd Anniversary of the THRESHER Loss

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    Dr. Bill Corcoran
    Apr 3
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