| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:40 PM
A Baltimore-based temporary staffing agency faces a $6,000 fine in connection with the death of an employee, who was killed last December after being crushed by a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey.
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| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Deaths at two Amazon warehouses have come under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Dept. of Labor announced Thursday.
The most recent death came on June 1, when Jody Rhodes, 52, was working at an Amazon fulfillment...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:17 PM
A worker was killed in an accident at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The unidentified victim fell from a third-story window of the MGM Grand Conference Center, Gordon Absher, vice president of public affairs for MGM Resorts International, said...
| May 5, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A federal investigation is being launched into a freak accident that took place at a performance on Sunday of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I., that resulted in the injury of nine performers.
Eight female performers...
| May 5, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Investigators are focusing on a failed carabiner designed to connect a team of acrobats to the ceiling to explain why a popular circus act abruptly ended with nine people injured in Rhode Island.
The inquiry into the accident is being led by the federal...
| May 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
An explosion Tuesday at a tanker truck company in Corona killed a 50-year-old man and sent a second man to the hospital, authorities say.
The identity of the dead man has not been released because notification to relatives has not been made.
| May 7, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Riverside County authorities Wednesday identified the man killed in an explosion at a tanker truck company in Corona as Samuel Enciso, 51, of Santa Fe Springs.
Enciso was welding a petroleum tanker truck Tuesday inside National Distribution Services in...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:37 PM
Some companies run from California's strict regulatory standards on air pollution and emissions. Not Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., where the executives can't imagine being anywhere else.
CDTi manufactures and distributes vehicle emissions control...
| May 14, 2014
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Blue Rhino for violating 26 safety violations, some serious, in the wake of the fiery explosion on July 29 that severely burned five workers and left one in a coma for a month. It levied a fine of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The year just ended brought a number of significant milestones, most of them good, to the area covered by The Record. The highlights include a couple of noteworthy sports accomplishments, completion of a major highway project, the end of a couple of...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
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...