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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 'Midnight Rider' Star Pulls Out of Movie After Fatal Accident

    William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in "Midnight Rider," in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman. Production on "Midnight Rider" was halted after second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed in a Feb. 20 train accident in...
  • Investigation to be launched into Ringling Bros. circus accident

    Investigation to be launched into Ringling Bros. circus accident
    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...
  • Investigators looking at carabiner in circus accident that injured 9

    Investigators looking at carabiner in circus accident that injured 9
    Investigators are focusing on a failed carabiner designed to connect a team of acrobats to the ceiling to explain why a popular circus act abruptly ended with nine people injured in Rhode Island. The inquiry into the accident is being led by the federal...
  • One person killed, one hospitalized after explosion in Corona

    An explosion Tuesday at a tanker truck company in Corona killed a 50-year-old man and sent a second man to the hospital, authorities say. The identity of the dead man has not been released because notification to relatives has not been made. The...
  • Identity of man killed in Corona explosion released

    Riverside County authorities Wednesday identified the man killed in an explosion at a tanker truck company in Corona as Samuel Enciso, 51, of Santa Fe Springs.  Enciso was welding a petroleum tanker truck Tuesday inside National Distribution Services in...
  • Clean Diesel Technologies seeks to jump-start sales, turn first profit

    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...
  • Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise

    Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise
    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...
  • 40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says

    40-foot tree fell on Six Flags roller coaster, official says
    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...
  • 2 deaths at Amazon.com centers investigated by OSHA

    2 deaths at Amazon.com centers investigated by OSHA
    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...
  • Baltimore firm cited in connection with worker death at Amazon plant

    Baltimore firm cited in connection with worker death at Amazon plant
    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...
  • Two deaths at Amazon warehouses being investigated by OSHA

    Two deaths at Amazon warehouses being investigated by OSHA
    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...