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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 'Midnight Rider' Star Pulls Out of Movie After Fatal Accident

    William Hurt has pulled out of his starring role in "Midnight Rider," in which he was set to play musician Gregg Allman. Production on "Midnight Rider" was halted after second camera assistant Sarah Jones was killed in a Feb. 20 train accident in...
  • 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...
  • SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows
    SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to putĀ its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows. By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of...
  • '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...
  • Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials

    Plans to resume 'Midnight Rider' filming concern union officials
    The union representing Hollywood crew members has expressed dismay over plans by the producers of "Midnight Rider" to resume production of the film in Los Angeles, a few months after a train accident in Georgia killed a camera assistant. Michael Miller,...
  • Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld

    Blackstone chief blames Brancheau for own death, contradicting Seaworld
    The top executive at SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s largest shareholder suggested that former SeaWorld Orlando trainer Dawn Brancheau should be blamed for her own death, claiming that the veteran animal trainer broke multiple safety rules before she was...
  • 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...
  • Health risks for police using radar guns?

    Q: Your recent column on local police being prohibited from using radar for speed monitoring was interesting and brought another aspect of that subject to mind. Years ago an area woman established a scholarship fund for children of state police in...
  • 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...
  • To replace a helper, try 2 handy sidekicks

    To replace a helper, try 2 handy sidekicks
    Professional carpenters usually show up with at least one helper. Do-it-yourselfers usually go it alone. It would be handy to have another pair of hands — to read the level while you shim the door, to hold one end of the drywall while you screw...
  • 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...