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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Jury Awards $7M In Damages To Family Of DOT Employee Struck By Truck

    Jury Awards $7M In Damages To Family Of DOT Employee Struck By Truck
    HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury in Hartford has awarded $7.29 million in damages to the family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor who was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Route 8 in March 2012. Daniel R. DiNardi, 41, of...
  • Theme parks report third-quarter injuries

    Theme parks report third-quarter injuries
    A dozen people reported serious health problems or injuries on Disney World rides during the third quarter of 2014, while two such incidents were reported at Universal Orlando and one at SeaWorld. Universal reported no major incidents at its newest...
  • Saving lives can mean facing death for health-care pros

    With a cough, everything changed. Carmelo Licitra was a physician treating a man ravaged by HIV. Then a coughing jag gripped the patient, drawing blood. Some of it splashed in Licitra's eyes. In an instant, the doctor swapped his white coat for...
  • Football is too dangerous

    Football is too dangerous
    The recent cluster of three high school football deaths brought to the forefront just how unsafe the game is. While the rate of fatal injuries is very low, football remains a dangerous activity. The statistics for the NFL are familiar and striking. In...
  • 1,600 Ocean View students begin busing to temporary schools after asbestos closures

    1,600 Ocean View students begin busing to temporary schools after asbestos closures
    Oak View Elementary School parent Jackie Talamantes hugged her little girl tightly in the school parking lot Thursday morning before the first-grader boarded a bus for the first time. Talamantes shouted for her daughter, Mia, to remember that she had...
  • OSHA: Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree racks up store safety violations

    OSHA: Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree racks up store safety violations
    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has been fined more than $800,000 by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for repeated safety violations in the past five months, according to a U.S. Department of Labor news release....
  • Americans want tough but fair enforcement of regulations

    It's conventional wisdom in Washington that three decades or more of corporate-sponsored anti-regulatory studies, conferences, advertising, and political speeches, have convinced the American public that agencies like EPA and the Occupational Safety and...
  • Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses

    Students from asbestos-shuttered schools will bus to other campuses
    Students from three Huntington Beach elementary campuses who have been unable to attend school for days because of the risk of exposure to asbestos will return to class Thursday morning, but in many cases those classes will be in other districts. The...
  • Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday

    Students displaced by asbestos might not be in new classrooms by Wednesday
    Hundreds of Huntington Beach students may not be returning to classes Wednesday, as the Ocean View School District had initially planned. The district had said that 300 students from Lake View Elementary School – one of three campuses closed...
  • Manchester Builder Cited For 'Serious' OSHA Violations

    VERNON — A Manchester builder renovating the polluted site of a defunct textile mill has been cited by federal officials for 25 "serious" violations of workplace safety and health standards. Rockville Construction LLC, 61 Tolland Turnpike,...
  • Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says

    Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says
    Nearly 200 airplane cabin cleaners have gone on strike at LaGuardia Airport in New York City after they say their demands for improved health and safety measures to protect them from biohazards and diseases such as Ebola have been denied. The workers...