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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Newington Business Fined After Worker Loses Parts Of Fingers

    Newington Business Fined After Worker Loses Parts Of Fingers
    NEWINGTON -- Federal authorities have fined a local cabinet and staircase maker $60,200 after an April accident that cost a worker parts of two fingers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited West Hartford Stairs & Cabinets for 16...
  • As economy spikes, stonemasons have their work cut out for them

    By Erinn Hutkin Gregg Hillier became a stonemason almost by accident. More than 30 years ago, while working in construction, Hillier started bringing home rocks from construction sites, hoping to use them to create a small front porch. Hillier soon...
  • Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?

    Ebola scare: How clean are airline cabins?
    United Airlines, flown by the Dallas Ebola patient to the U.S., cites medical experts that there was "zero risk of transmission" on the flights. Despite the reassurances, the Ebola case has focused attention on the procedures airlines use to keep cabins...
  • 'The walking ATM': Being a cab driver is dangerous

    'The walking ATM': Being a cab driver is dangerous
    Driving a taxi sits among the most dangerous occupations, according to federal statistics, and seems to consistently snag a spot on lists of most stressful jobs. Cab drivers work long hours while scanning the streets for potential passengers and dealing...
  • Firm faces fine over historical firehouse renovation

    Firm faces fine over historical firehouse renovation
    Workers renovating a historic firehouse on the Near North Side of Chicago were exposed to both asbestos and electrical hazards, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday. One willful citation and...
  • Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee

     Conflicting polls could portend dicey decisions for College Football Playoff committee
    Condoleezza Rice knows consensus-building. Tom Osborne and Pat Haden know championship-caliber teams. Mike Tranghese knows selection-committee procedures and metrics. In short, the College Football Playoff has assembled a stellar cast to determine the...
  • Record harvest raises risk of more grain-bin accidents

    LEWISTON, Minn. The corn wasn't flowing out of the grain bin any longer, so farmer John Daley stepped inside to look more closely. The corn clumped together and rose higher at the sides, and as Daley stepped onto an outer patch of grain, normally...
  • LAUSD criticized for not allowing night practices

    The Los Angeles Unified School District's decision not to allow evening football practices on Wednesday because of heat concerns has caused administrators and coaches to openly question the decision. "I'm about as cautious as it gets, and I think it's...
  • Man killed after falling into wood chipper in Arizona

    Man killed after falling into wood chipper in Arizona
    A landscape gardener was decapitated after falling into a wood chipper in Arizona on Thursday and a police spokesman said no foul play was suspected. The accident happened at an auto dealership in Chandler, a city on the southeast outskirts of Phoenix....
  • LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams

    LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams
    At 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District's athletics office sent an email to the athletic directors and assistant principals from its 83 schools informing them that all outside activities and practices were canceled because of...
  • Four burned in explosion at Arizona pet food factory

    (Reuters) - Four contractors were burned on Sunday in an explosion at an Arizona pet food factory, a fire department official said. The workers were welding in a grain elevator at the Nestle Purina plant in Flagstaff at around 4:30 p.m. when grain dust...