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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Agency considers rule that could affect coal slag blasting at shipyards

    Agency considers rule that could affect coal slag blasting at shipyards
    WASHINGTON — The federal agency responsible for workplace safety on Friday contemplated tighter regulation of the toxic metal beryllium, which exists in small amounts in coal slag, a product used as a blast abrasive to prepare the hulls and tanks of...
  • Death of civilian diver at APG ruled accidental

    Death of civilian diver at APG ruled accidental
    The U.S. Army has concluded that the death of a civilian diver at Aberdeen Proving Ground earlier this year was accidental, according to a report obtained by the Associated Press. George H. Lazzaro Jr., 41, died Jan. 30 while performing routine...
  • Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths

    Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths
    Four sailors are to be court-martialed on charges stemming from the deaths of two Navy divers in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a Navy spokesman said Monday. Lt. Nathan Potter, a spokesman for the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2,...
  • Man dies after being pulled into asphalt grinder in Corona

    Man dies after being pulled into asphalt grinder in Corona
    A 34-year-old Anaheim man died this week after he got caught on the conveyor belt of a mobile asphalt crusher and pulled into the grinder, authorities said. Rolando Anaya became entangled in the conveyor belt around noon Monday at an asphalt plant in...
  • Four sailors charged with dereliction of duty in Super Pond deaths

    Four sailors charged with dereliction of duty in Super Pond deaths
    After months of investigation, military authorities charged four sailors Wednesday in the deaths of two Navy divers at the "Super Pond" at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Chief Warrant Officer 3rd Class Jason M. Bennett, Senior Chief Navy Diver James C. Burger,...
  • West, Texas, fertilizer plant that exploded cited over safety

    West, Texas, fertilizer plant that exploded cited over safety
    WASHINGTON — Federal authorities have cited the operator of the West, Texas, fertilizer plant that exploded in April for 24 safety violations including the unsafe handling and storage of chemicals, and have  proposed $118,300 in penalties. In...
  • 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...