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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries

    Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries
    The New York company hired for the Simi Valley fireworks display where 28 people were injured in a major malfunction Thursday said it "deeply regrets" the incident. The Simi Valley Rotary Club hired Bay Fireworks for the show at Rancho Santa Susana...
  • Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear

    Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear
    A sheriff's helicopter surveyed a Simi Valley park Friday morning as authorities walked the grassy lawn littered with items left behind. Lawn chairs. Broken sunglasses. Barbecue grills. Flip flops. As people gathered near Rancho Santa Susana Community...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally

    Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally
    So you think classical music is purely a rarefied pursuit, where what matter are creativity, spirit and soul? The musician's body does not agree. Not midway through a high-powered symphony. Not sitting near the crashing cymbals in Tchaikovsky's 1812...
  • Rail workers, I.W.W. organizers hold protest on Near West Side

    About 25 people protested outside a railyard on Chicago’s Near West Side as part of a labor action under way at a small Bedford Park-based locomotive service company. Workers at Mobile Rail Solutions walked off the job Wednesday after three...
  • OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing

    OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing
    Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe. The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
  • Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation

    Porn actress' positive HIV test spurs state investigation
    The state agency overseeing workplace safety has opened an investigation into an adult-film studio over a shoot involving an actress who last week tested positive for HIV. Cal/OSHA opened the investigation Thursday into San Francisco-based Kink Studios,...
  • Worker dies after becoming trapped under asphalt-scraping machine

    Worker dies after becoming trapped under asphalt-scraping machine
    A worker has died after becoming trapped underneath a pavement recycling machine in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. The accident occurred around 12:45 p.m. in the 6200 block of South May Street, according to Police News...