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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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...
  • OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park

    OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park
    Federal regulators have launched an investigation into a weekend accident at a snowboarding park in which a 17-year-old employee suffered a serious arm injury, the workplace agency said today. First-responders from several agencies spent about an hour...
  • 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...
  • Nurses settle labor complaint with Maryville psychiatric hospital

    A state nurses union has reached a settlement with Maryville Academy's Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines over an unfair labor practice complaint, union representatives announced recently. In August of last year, the Illinois Nurses Association...
  • Maryville to request hospital closing

     Maryville to request hospital closing
    Maryville Academy plans to seek the state's permission to close its Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines, officials announced Thursday. The announcement comes amid contentious negotiations and a recently concluded five-day strike by members of a...
  • Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara

    Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara
    SANTA BARBARA -- Eik Kahng, curator at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, believes she has identified a previously unknown painting by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). Given the stature of the French Romantic innovator, that's no small thing. The painting...
  • Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations

    Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations
    State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000. Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
  • Sheriff's Report: 'Midnight Rider' Was Denied Railroad Permit, According to CSX Email

    The sheriff's office of Wayne County, Ga., released an incident report that suggests the production company did not have permission from CSX to shoot a scene on a train trestle and in fact may have been denied such clearance. In the incident report,...
  • Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia

    Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia
    The union representing cinematographers and camera operators said it was working with government agencies investigating the death last week of a camera assistant working on a movie in Georgia. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...