| Sep 11, 2013
Two unrelated on-the-job deaths that happened in Aberdeen are still under investigation by the Occupational Safety Hazard Administration's Office, said Eric Brooks, OSHA's area director in Bismarck, N.D.
On July 23, Larry Huffman, 66, died after he was...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe.
The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Statistics through Friday's game. Last week's rankings in parentheses:
OPERATING AT PEAK EFFICIENCY
1. DODGERS Employees of the Month: Greinke, Nolasco 10-0, 1.44 combined in August (1)
2. ATLANTA Workplace safety: First-place Braves have 10 players...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A 20-year-old lineman dies after being shocked in Barber County Thursday. It happened on Northstar Road just north of Curry Lane. A call came into Barber County dispatch Thursday afternoon, "We had two guys get electrocuted," said the caller.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV.
Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:08 PM
An employee was killed Thursday in an industrial accident at Manitowoc Crane Group, according to a company official and state police.
Rickie Lee Grimsley was killed when he was pinned between a parked crane and a crane that was being moved by another...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 6:37 AM
The NFL’s web site highlighted Jon Bostic’s hit on San Diego wide receiver Mike Willie as “spectacular.’’
Then the NFL fined the Bears rookie $21,000 for the hit.
You know, business as usual.
The NFL’s web site...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
Walmart will pay a $190,000 fine and improve employee safety in nearly 3,000 stores, including several in the Lehigh Valley area, to settle federal allegations of unsafe working conditions.
The settlement, announced Aug. 7, stems from inspections by the...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Performances of Cirque du Soleil's "Ka" will resume on Tuesday at the MGM Grand Resort in Las Vegas, 17 days after an aerialist fell to her death during a performance of the popular show.
Cirque has scheduled one performance per day of "Ka" through...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:46 AM
A plumber working for a private company died Friday morning after being was found unconscious in a 20-foot-deep trench, officials said.
The man was digging in the hole and reported unconscious at 2014 Malcolm Ave. in West Los Angeles around 9:30 a.m.,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:57 PM
A makeshift memorial in remembrance of Mike Fogel, 22, has sprung up on the light pole in the parking lot at Wal-Mart, 3820 Seventh Ave. S.E. Fogel died Aug. 2 from injuries sustained in a boom-truck accident. Another man, Christopher Mehlhaff, 27,...