RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

A collection of news and information related to Occupational Safety and Health Administration published by this site and its partners.

Top Occupational Safety and Health Administration Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Dad watches as son injured at Lyric Opera: 'You don't believe it'

    Dad watches as son injured at Lyric Opera: 'You don't believe it'
    A day after he was burned while playing a fire-breathing stilt walker at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, actor Wesley Daniel was doing well and sending out photos of himself at the hospital, according to friends and relatives. "He’s all bandaged up but...
  • Investigators seek cause of chemical blasts in Louisiana

    State and federal investigators in Louisiana are working to uncover what caused fatal blasts at two different chemical plants in the span of two days. The second explosion took place Friday night at the CF Industries plant in Donaldsonville, a small...
  • Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death

    After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong. When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...
  • Brake freeze shut down Knott's WindSeeker ride, officials say

     
    A brake malfunction caused Knott’s Berry Farm’s WindSeeker ride to shut down suddenly Wednesday, leaving riders dangling for hours. The determination was made Thursday by Cal/OSHA investigators. “When the brake froze, the ride safety...
  • Construction worker killed by beam on 405 Freeway identified

     
    A construction worker killed Thursday when a 3,000-pound steel beam fell and crushed him to death was identified as Adolfo Figueroa, officials said....
  • Seafood plant worker cooked to death in industrial oven

     
    An employee of a Santa Fe Springs seafood plant met a tragic end this week: He was found cooked in an industrial oven, according to a report by the Whittier Daily News...
  • Bumble Bee seafood worker cooked to death in oven

     
    A worker at a Bumble Bee seafood plant was cooked to death in an industrial oven, officials said. The incident is now under investigation by state regulators. Officials at the Whittier Police Department said in a statement that they received......
  • Worker cooked to death in oven 'tragic loss,' Bumble Bee says

     
    Worker death in oven: State officials are investigating the case of a Bumble Bee seafood plant worker cooked to death in an industrial oven, officials said....
  • Farmworkers' lawsuit claims Cal OSHA failed to enforce regulations

     
    A lawsuit filed Thursday against the state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) on behalf of farm workers and a union working with them alleges the agency has failed its duty to enforce regulations protecting outdoor workers....
  • Derailed train carried toxic chemicals

    Derailed train carried toxic chemicals
    The freight train that derailed Tuesday in Rosedale carried one chemical classified as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation and another that also posed risks for firefighters and others at the scene even though not similarly classified....
  • Man killed in trench collapse identified; Cal-OSHA investigating

     
    California safety officials Friday were investigating the cause of a trench collapse in Pacific Palisades a day earlier that killed one man and injured another, a spokesman said....