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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 'Spider-Man' Helmer Marc Webb and Chef Suzanne Goin Join Forces for Earth Day

    In celebration of Earth Day April 22, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" director Marc Webb and Chef Suzanne Goin teamed up to host a Be Amazing event at Larchmont Charter School in West Hollywood. At the event, kids from the Anderson Munger Family YMCA -- all...
  • 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...
  • MGM Grand worker killed in plunge from third-floor window

    MGM Grand worker killed in plunge from third-floor window
    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...
  • Baltimore County police cited for high lead levels at shooting range

    Baltimore County police cited for high lead levels at shooting range
    The Baltimore County Police Department plans to renovate its indoor shooting range in Lutherville after being cited for exposing employees to high concentrations of lead. Maryland Occupational Safety and Health issued the citations in May after...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Filmmakers To Challenge Safety Charges

    The production company behind "Midnight Rider" will challenge proposed federal fines for workplace safety violations stemming from the Feb. 20 train accident that killed Sarah Jones and injured eight others. A spokesman for the Department of Labor's...
  • Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary

    Zable Stadium upgrade long overdue for William and Mary
    Memories, one-liners and restroom horror stories abound regarding William and Mary's once-charming, grown-decrepit football stadium. Here's my favorite: Enthused by his team's play several years ago, a visiting assistant coach jumped from his chair in...
  • Sewer contractor on Glenview project cited for safety violations

    DiMeo Brothers Inc., an Elk Grove Village-based sewer contractor, was cited for three alleged safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday. The company faces proposed fines of $44,660. OSHA said it observed two...
  • Wet 'n Wild worker critical after being trapped underwater while cleaning pool

    Wet 'n Wild worker critical after being trapped underwater while cleaning pool
    A Wet 'n Wild worker is in critical condition after he was trapped under water while cleaning one of the pools at the theme park Tuesday morning, officials said. Orlando police responded at 10:07 a.m. to the "industrial accident" at the Universal...