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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Injured Lyric Opera actor to return as understudy

    Injured Lyric Opera actor to return as understudy
    Wesley Daniel, an actor who sustained second-degree burns during a Lyric Opera dress rehearsal earlier this month will return as an understudy for one of the stilt walkers he was cast to play, according to a written statement released by the opera house....
  • Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name

    Updated: Students protest new FAU stadium name
    Florida Atlantic University President Mary Jane Saunders has agreed to meet Friday with students upset about a decision to name the football stadium after a prison operator. About 100 students on Monday protested FAU’s decision last week to name...
  • What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?

    What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?
    Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties. Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
  • Aberdeen 'Super Pond' ordered closed

    Aberdeen 'Super Pond' ordered closed
    Aberdeen Proving Ground's "Super Pond" has been closed indefinitely while investigations continue into the deaths of three divers in the underwater explosion test facility in the past month, the Army announced Friday. Col. Gordon A. Graham, commander of...
  • Explosions in paint manufacturing warehouse in Cary injure 3

    Explosions in paint manufacturing warehouse in Cary injure 3
    Three people were injured this afternoon after several explosions at a paint manufacturing warehouse in northwest suburban Cary, officials said. Cary police and firefighters were called to the Fox Valley Services, 640 Industrial Drive, at about 1:15 p.m....
  • Robert W. Cos, crane safety consultant

    Robert W. Cos, crane safety consultant
    Robert W. Cos, a crane equipment safety consultant who raised awareness in the 1980s of the unsafe car practice called "clipping," died Sunday of pancreatic cancer at Stella Maris Hospice. The longtime Canton resident was 65. Robert William Cos, whose...
  • OSHA finds 'serious' violations in Super Pond death

    OSHA finds 'serious' violations in Super Pond death
    The federal government's workplace safety watchdog has found "serious" violations in the January death of a civilian diver in the underwater testing facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The findings issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...
  • Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally

    Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally
    So you think classical music is purely a rarefied pursuit, where what matter are creativity, spirit and soul? The musician's body does not agree. Not midway through a high-powered symphony. Not sitting near the crashing cymbals in Tchaikovsky's 1812...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing

    OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing
    Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe. The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
  • Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation

    Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation
    The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV. Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...