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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'

    SeaWorld CEO: We should have done more to fight 'Blackfish'
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. should have done more to counter the anti-captivity documentary "Blackfish" and in the future will promote its rescue and conservation efforts more aggressively, Chief Executive Officer Jim Atchison said Wednesday. In a wide-...
  • Mystery odor at Jordan Middle School determined

    Mystery odor at Jordan Middle School determined
    Administrators at David Starr Jordan Middle School will move back into the school's front office in upcoming weeks after crews cracked the case of a mysterious lingering odor that didn't let up for nearly a year after the school's roof was installed. In...
  • 'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations

    'Midnight Rider' film production company cited for safety violations
    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a film production company for safety violations related to a deadly train accident during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." OSHA cited the...
  • U.S. Department of Labor Cites 'Midnight Rider' Production for 'Willful and Serious' Safety Violations

    The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the production company behind "Midnight Rider" for willful and serious safety violations related to the Feb. 20 train accident that killed camera assistant Sarah Jones and...
  • Elevator repairman dies in fall

    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....
  • Human error led to fatal well explosion in Greene County, DEP says

    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...
  • Worker plunges from top of L.A. County sheriff's building, survives

    Worker plunges from top of L.A. County sheriff's building, survives
    Monterey Park police were investigating Thursday how a Los Angeles County Sheriff's maintenance worker fell from the roof of the department's headquarters when he was not supposed to be working there. The 49-year-old man was in critical but stable...
  • LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams

    LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams
    At 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District's athletics office sent an email to the athletic directors and assistant principals from its 83 schools informing them that all outside activities and practices were canceled because of...
  • From Virginia to all points west, a shortage of skilled workers

    From Virginia to all points west, a shortage of skilled workers
    Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Wyoming might have economic differences, but senators from these four states see a common problem that could choke off any recovery: a lack of workers in the skilled trades. In Virginia, the challenge is evident in...
  • Enfield Roofer Fined Nearly $300K; Failed To Equip Workers With Fall Protection In New Britain

    Federal authorities have fined an Enfield roofing contractor nearly $300,000 for willful safety violations at two New Britain work sites. The Gleason Roofing Co,, which has a history of serious violations, "deliberately and repeatedly" failed to use...
  • Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says

    Fracking workers exposed to dangerous amounts of benzene, study says
    Some workers at oil and gas sites where fracking occurs are routinely exposed to high levels of benzene, a colorless gas that can cause cancer, according to a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The agency, which is...