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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Firms fined for Bakersfield plant implosion that injured spectators

    State regulators have fined two subcontractors who planned the implosion of an old power plant in Bakersfield last summer that sent shards of debris into a crowd of spectators, severing one man's leg and injuring others. California’s...
  • 'Job-lock' and the Republican dilemma over Obamacare

    'Job-lock' and the Republican dilemma over Obamacare
    A day or so of careful reading and cogitation by the media has begun to turn the tide on what had been the Congressional Budget Office's most widely misunderstood finding about the Affordable Care Act. It is now recognized that, no, the CBO didn't say...
  • Group to file complaint against Cal/OSHA over staffing levels

    SACRAMENTO — The health and safety of California workers are being threatened because of an inadequate number of state workplace inspectors, a new report says. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, a nonprofit whistle-blower group...
  • Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS

    Family of disabled student files suit against Bolingbrook HS
    The parents of a disabled Bolingbrook High School student filed a lawsuit against Valley View School District 365U and three staff members last week, alleging that the staffers forced the wheelchair-using student to mop up blood in a bathroom and that one...
  • Letters: Long hours on film sets must change

    Re "Spotlight on film safety," March 22 The father of Sarah Jones, who was killed last month after being struck by a train during a film shoot in Georgia, told me he prays that his daughter's death will not be in vain. He said no film or TV show is...
  • Investigation to be launched into Ringling Bros. circus accident

    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...
  • Investigators looking at carabiner in circus accident that injured 9

    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...
  • One person killed, one hospitalized after explosion in Corona

    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. The...
  • Identity of man killed in Corona explosion released

    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...
  • Clean Diesel Technologies seeks to jump-start sales, turn first profit

    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...
  • Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise

    Blue Rhino workers at fault in blast? OSHA probe shows otherwise
    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...