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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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 stadiumĀ 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...
  • Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job

    Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job
    Gustavo Briceno woke up Wednesday morning feeling something bad was about to happen, according to his family. That night, Briceno was doing maintenance in a sewer when heavy rains sent a surge of water down the pipe where he was working and swept him...
  • Fiddling around at the beach

    Fiddling around at the beach
    Regular visitors to Ocean City in the summer months may be familiar with the music of William F. Hassay Jr. The 61-year-old substitute teacher has been supplementing his income since 1995 by playing his violin on the boardwalk from 3 p.m. until midnight...
  • Plumber dies working in 20-foot-deep trench in West L.A.

    Plumber dies working in 20-foot-deep trench in West L.A.
    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.,...
  • Cirque du Soleil says 'Ka' performances will resume Tuesday

    Cirque du Soleil says 'Ka' performances will resume Tuesday
    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...
  • 'Blackfish,' other animal documentaries move far beyond the cuddly

    'Blackfish,' other animal documentaries move far beyond the cuddly
    The new documentary "Blackfish" opens with footage of a killer whale and a human being beneath the water's surface. As their forms become entangled, it looks as if they are involved in some kind of struggle, and the moment grows increasingly ominous....
  • Climate change is hazardous to your health

    Thanks for Tim Wheeler's report that Marylanders understand some of the connections between climate change and human health ("Most Marylanders see climate change harming health," July 17). Last week during a lengthy heat wave, a Massachusetts postman...
  • Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death

    Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death
    After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong. When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...
  • Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company turns 100

    Now in its 100th year, the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company, founded on June 11, 1913, and one of the oldest in Baltimore County, has grown and changed with the times. No one knows that better than Robert Murray Sr., who began volunteering at the...
  • OSHA finds 'serious' violations in Super Pond death

    OSHA finds 'serious' violations in Super Pond death
    The federal government's workplace safety watchdog has found "serious" violations in the January death of a civilian diver in the underwater testing facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground. The findings issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...