| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:07 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| 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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Whale trainers at SeaWorld Orlando started wearing safety vests at the theme park's “One Ocean” killer-whale show Monday.
The air vests inflate and become buoyant when their cords are tugged, and they include a small scuba tank. The...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Two oil well workers died and nine suffered minor cuts and bruises Wednesday after a high-pressure explosion in a West Texas county that is lightly populated but richly saturated with oil.
The two bodies were found about 20 feet from a wellhead that was...