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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Deadly Texas fertilizer explosion was preventable, authorities say

    The deaths of 15 people, including 12 volunteer firefighters, in an explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant a year ago were preventable, federal investigators said Tuesday. Preliminary findings from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board on the chemical...
  • '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...
  • Siblings make late brother's legacy about education

    Siblings make late brother's legacy about education
    When his family's tragedy became a national story in 2010, Mac Sullivan tried to shut out the news reports detailing how his older brother, Declan, died while recording a football practice at the University of Notre Dame. It helped that Mac was a high...
  • Oil well explosion kills two workers, injures nine in West Texas

    Oil well explosion kills two workers, injures nine in West Texas
    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...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Investigation: Sheriff Will Leave Question of Criminal Charges to D.A.

    Wayne County Sheriff John Carter said that his office will not pursue their own criminal charges stemming from the Feb. 21 train trestle accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," but will instead present the case to the district attorney to determine if...
  • Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]

    Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]
    In an effort to be trendy and to tap into a market that appears ripe for the picking, toy companies are newly trying to attract a female audience to building toys, blocks and gears that can be put together to make buildings and inventions. Ostensibly, the...
  • Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief

    Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief
    SACRAMENTO — Joseph A. Dear, the chief investment officer who helped guide California's and the country's largest public pension fund out of the Great Recession, has died. He was 62. Dear died Wednesday in Sacramento after battling prostate cancer...
  • Step right up: Choose the right ladder

    Step right up: Choose the right ladder
    Whatever the size and shape, all ladders come with a duty rating — the maximum weight each is designed to carry. Most household ladders are Type 3, rated up to 200 pounds. Heavier-duty Type 2 units are rated to 225 pounds. Higher ratings include...
  • OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park

    OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park
    Federal regulators have launched an investigation into a weekend accident at a snowboarding park in which a 17-year-old employee suffered a serious arm injury, the workplace agency said today. First-responders from several agencies spent about an hour...
  • Those uh-oh moments

    Those uh-oh moments
    Every do-it-yourselfer has limits, shining on one job, struggling with another. For some, climbing a ladder to clean the gutters is fine, but a few steps farther onto the roof to fix shingles is too far. No one do-or-don't guideline fits all. But there is...
  • Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS

    Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS
    The parents of a disabled Bolingbrook High School student filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U and three staff members last week, alleging that the staffers forced the wheelchair-using student to mop up blood in a bathroom and that one...