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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Explosion kills 2, injures 1 at Granite City, Ill., recycling plant

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. Police say they are investigating what went wrong Monday when a mortar round exploded at the Totall Metal Recycling plant here, killing two workers and injuring a third. Police Chief Rich Miller said the two employees died at the scene...
  • Explosion kills 2, injures 1 at Granite City recycling plant

    GRANITE CITY, Ill. A mortar round went off at the Totall Metal Recycling plant on Monday morning, killing two people and injuring one, police said. Chief Rich Miller of the Granite City Police Department said the two bodies have been removed and the...
  • SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'

    SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. should have done more to counter the anti-captivity documentary "Blackfish" and in the future will promote its rescue and conservation efforts more aggressively, Chief Executive Officer Jim Atchison said Wednesday. In a wide-...
  • Cal/OSHA fines aviation company in death of LAX baggage worker

    Cal/OSHA fines aviation company in death of LAX baggage worker
    State officials fined an aviation services company $77,250 on Wednesday for five safety violations related to the death of a baggage worker in February at Los Angeles International Airport. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health...
  • PASSINGS: Simin Behbahani, George Hansen, Hashim Khan, Fernand St Germain

     Simin Behbahani Acclaimed poet known as 'lioness of Iran' Simin Behbahani, 87, a famed Iranian poet who wrote of the joys of love, demanded equal rights for women and spoke out about the challenges facing those living in her homeland, died Tuesday in...
  • SeaWorld drops appeal in safety ruling over dead orca trainer

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment has ended its appeal of a federal safety agency's citation in connection with the 2010 death of one of its killer whale trainers, the company has told investors. "We have elected not to pursue further...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling that keeps trainers away from orcas
    SeaWorld has decided it will not seek to overturn a court ruling that has kept its trainers from getting into the water with the parks' killer whales. The company's decision not to appeal the orca ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court was found in a filing...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • 'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

    'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges
    Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant. Sedrish on...
  • Worker plunges from top of L.A. County sheriff's building, survives

    Worker plunges from top of L.A. County sheriff's building, survives
    Monterey Park police were investigating Thursday how a Los Angeles County Sheriff's maintenance worker fell from the roof of the department's headquarters when he was not supposed to be working there. The 49-year-old man was in critical but stable...
  • Environmental health specialists do battle against pollution, other hazards

    By Erinn Hutkin Program director of environmental health at Illinois State University, George Byrns calls the field a "discovery major." Many students don't even know it exists, then stumble upon it and end up switching to this intriguing field....