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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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...
  • Fireworks operator injured during Ojai Fourth of July show

    An Ojai city fireworks show was stopped soon after it began when a pyrotechnic operator was injured, officials said.  A pyrotechnic "prematurely went off and seriously injured one of the operators," according to notes on the incident, said Cpt. Dave...
  • Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries

    Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries
    The New York company hired for the Simi Valley fireworks display where 28 people were injured in a major malfunction Thursday said it "deeply regrets" the incident. The Simi Valley Rotary Club hired Bay Fireworks for the show at Rancho Santa Susana...
  • Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear

    Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear
    A sheriff's helicopter surveyed a Simi Valley park Friday morning as authorities walked the grassy lawn littered with items left behind. Lawn chairs. Broken sunglasses. Barbecue grills. Flip flops. As people gathered near Rancho Santa Susana Community...
  • Cirque du Soleil says aerialist didn't slip out of harness

    Cirque du Soleil says aerialist didn't slip out of harness
    As a government investigation gets underway concerning the death on Saturday of a Cirque du Soleil performer in Las Vegas, the Montreal company has publicly stated that Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, didn't slip out of her harness prior to her fatal accident....
  • Fiddling around at the beach

    Fiddling around at the beach
    Regular visitors to Ocean City in the summer months may be familiar with the music of William F. Hassay Jr. The 61-year-old substitute teacher has been supplementing his income since 1995 by playing his violin on the boardwalk from 3 p.m. until midnight...
  • Lion attack: Victim suffered fractured neck, 'claw marks'

     
    For Dianna Hanson, getting an internship at a remote feline conservancy in the hills east of Fresno was the culmination of a lifelong love of big cats. As a young girl, she drew pictures of tigers and told people she......
  • Man crushed by BART elevator in San Francisco

     
    Authorities continued Monday to investigate the death of a man who appeared to have been crushed by an elevator at a BART station in San Francisco. The victim, described as an adult male, was found Sunday at the Montgomery Street......
  • 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....