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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Palos Park native, 25, dies in mall demolition mishap

    Palos Park native, 25, dies in mall demolition mishap
    A demolition crew member who was killed in a Thursday night worksite accident in Vernon Hills has been identified as 25-year-old Patrick O’Reilly, who grew up in southwest suburban Palos Park. O’Reilly, who was a graduate of Stagg High...
  • Bostic fine puts the hype in NFL hypocrisy

    Bostic fine puts the hype in NFL hypocrisy
    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...
  • Elephant named Patience attacks and kills Missouri zookeeper

    Elephant named Patience attacks and kills Missouri zookeeper
    A longtime zookeeper at a municipal zoo in Springfield, Mo., was killed Friday after an elephant attacked him, officials said. John Bradford, 62, was working among Dickerson Park Zoo's four elephants when Patience, a 41-year-old female, charged at him....
  • 'The Walking Dead': Another day, another zombie

    'The Walking Dead': Another day, another zombie
    "The Walking Dead" is back! Remember? The AMC drama that was the channel's biggest runaway hit before "Breaking Bad" distracted everyone for eight weeks? Now that Walter White is worm bait, the zombies are back to reclaim their crown. However, as we...
  • Fumes raise concerns at Jordan Middle School

    Fumes raise concerns at Jordan Middle School
    Concerned about a persistent smell following the installation of a new roof at Jordan Middle School during the summer, officials moved a class out of one classroom and relocated 11 administrators and staff members from the campus’ main office...
  • Worker killed at 49ers stadium construction site in Santa Clara

    A driver for a steel company was killed Monday morning when the rebar he was delivering for the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium fell on him, marking the second construction-related death at the site this year. The incident occurred about 7 a.m. at...
  • A wary welcome to Amazon

    A wary welcome to Amazon
    It's not every day that a major corporation announces that it will bring 1,000 jobs to Baltimore City, so we have reason to cheer Amazon.com's decision to open a 1 million square foot distribution center here. Baltimore's official unemployment rate stands...
  • Cirque du Soleil and MGM Grand cited in death of Vegas performer

    Cirque du Soleil and casino-hotel MGM Grand failed to protect the safety of performers and workers when an aerialist fell to her death during a Las Vegas show this year, Nevada safety officials said Thursday. The Cirque show “Ka” was nearing...
  • Cirque du Soleil says it will appeal OSHA citations in 'Ka' death

    Cirque du Soleil says it will appeal OSHA citations in 'Ka' death
    Cirque du Soleil said it will appeal the six citations named by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the June death of an aerialist during a performance of  its "Ka" show in Las Vegas.  OSHA said Tuesday that it is proposing six...
  • Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara

    Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara
    SANTA BARBARA -- Eik Kahng, curator at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, believes she has identified a previously unknown painting by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). Given the stature of the French Romantic innovator, that's no small thing. The painting...
  • Cirque du Soleil performer hurt falling off 'Wheel of Death' in Vegas

    Cirque du Soleil performer hurt falling off 'Wheel of Death' in Vegas
    Cirque du Soleil suffered another mishap in Las Vegas last week when a performer fell during a show, the company announced in a Facebook post. The accident Friday came just three days after regulators slapped Cirque with six citations alleging work-...