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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...
  • UPDATE: Investigators Seek Answers to 'Midnight Rider' Train Accident

    Updated 1:15 p.m. PST: Investigators in Georgia are trying to determine the circumstances that led to a fatal train accident that killed a crew member on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" near Savannah, Ga., on Thursday. The victim...
  • 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...
  • Top 10 Stories of 2013: Firsts, lasts, milestones and tragedies

    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...
  • Investigator: 'Midnight Rider' Crew Wasn't Supposed to Be on Tracks

    The crew of Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" was working on train tracks without permission from the railroad in Wayne County, Ga., when a train crashed into the production team, killing one and injuring seven others, an investigator said Friday. The...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Crew on Fatal Train Accident: 'No Corners Were Cut'

    The Savannah-based film crew working on Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider" has denied any wrong doing in the train crash that killed a 27-year-old camera assistant and injured seven others, insisting "no corners were cut." In an email to Variety,...
  • 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...