| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response.
Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:16 AM
A 63-year-old McHenry man was killed Monday morning in Bolingbrook after he was run over by his own dump truck, according to authorities.
Bryan J. Reid allegedly failed to secure the dump truck at the Elmhurst Chicago Stone Company Quarry and was...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:42 PM
California safety inspectors are investigating what caused the Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain to derail on Monday, stranding riders for hours.
Park officials and witnesses described seeing a large branch fall across the tracks at about...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A worker was killed in an accident at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The unidentified victim fell from a third-story window of the MGM Grand Conference Center, Gordon Absher, vice president of public affairs for MGM Resorts International, said...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Federal investigators cited five companies for "serious" labor violations in the death of a worker at an Amazon.com warehouse in New Jersey but brought no action against the online retailer itself.
Ronald Smith, a temporary employee, was crushed in a...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Deaths at two Amazon warehouses have come under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Dept. of Labor announced Thursday.
The most recent death came on June 1, when Jody Rhodes, 52, was working at an Amazon fulfillment...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Baltimore-based temporary staffing agency faces a $6,000 fine in connection with the death of an employee, who was killed last December after being crushed by a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey.
Abacus — The...
| May 14, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Some companies run from California's strict regulatory standards on air pollution and emissions. Not Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., where the executives can't imagine being anywhere else.
CDTi manufactures and distributes vehicle emissions control...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Federal regulators have launched an investigation into a weekend accident at a snowboarding park in which a 17-year-old employee suffered a serious arm injury, the workplace agency said today.
First-responders from several agencies spent about an hour...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A federal investigation is being launched into a freak accident that took place at a performance on Sunday of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I., that resulted in the injury of nine performers.
Eight female performers...