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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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...
  • Maryville to request hospital closing

     Maryville to request hospital closing
    Maryville Academy plans to seek the state's permission to close its Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines, officials announced Thursday. The announcement comes amid contentious negotiations and a recently concluded five-day strike by members of a...
  • 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...
  • Construction worker falls, suffers head wound

    Construction worker falls, suffers head wound
    A construction worker installing a roof on a home in Huntley fell and suffered a head wound this morning but has since been released from the hospital. Huntley Fire Chief Ken Caudle said emergency crews were dispatched to the home in the Talamore...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials

    Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials
    The union representing Hollywood crew members has expressed dismay over plans by the producers of "Midnight Rider" to resume production of the film in Los Angeles, a few months after a train accident in Georgia killed a camera assistant. Michael Miller,...
  • For branding, many places adopt signature scents

    For branding, many places adopt signature scents
    Between the bouncy music and the stacks of colorful jeans, visitors to the Benetton store on Chicago's Michigan Avenue might catch a whiff of a growing marketing trend. Mounted high in the corner beside the store entrance, a scent diffuser, installed in...
  • SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows
    SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to put its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows. By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of...