| Aug 17, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 10:46 AM
The job called for routine elevator maintenance at the New York Avenue Apartments, a 15-story building of elderly and disabled residents in Atlantic City, N.J.
A crew arrived Friday morning: Brian Jacome, 25, and a co-worker, his brother, police said....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 12:03 PM
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.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Human error by an inexperienced natural gas well worker likely led to a February explosion and fatal fire on a Marcellus Shale drilling site in Greene County, the state Department of Environmental Protection said.
The findings were part of a report...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:03 AM
A Home Depot on North Kimball Avenue in Avondale has been cited for OSHA violations, including lackof training and maintenance for industrial vehicles, and could face a fine of up to $110,700, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The number of people with jobs is not the only statistic on the rise in Broward. Also climbing: workplace fatalities.
Since last month, at least six people have been killed in work accidents in the county, including four in the construction industry....
| 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...
| 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...