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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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...
  • Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job

    Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job
    Gustavo Briceno woke up Wednesday morning feeling something bad was about to happen, according to his family. That night, Briceno was doing maintenance in a sewer when heavy rains sent a surge of water down the pipe where he was working and swept him...
  • Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death

    Loose rules leave Six Flags to investigate itself for park death
    After a jet recently crashed on a San Francisco runway, a pack of federal investigators swiftly arrived to figure out what went wrong. When a Cirque du Soleil performer fell to her death during a Las Vegas show, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health...
  • Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company turns 100

    Now in its 100th year, the Reisterstown Volunteer Fire Company, founded on June 11, 1913, and one of the oldest in Baltimore County, has grown and changed with the times. No one knows that better than Robert Murray Sr., who began volunteering at the...
  • Staying with meaningful stories

    Staying with meaningful stories
    It has been more than two years since Declan Sullivan’s death made headlines, but the story has continued along surprising lines. It was a national story back in October 2010, as most stories involving the University of Notre Dame football team...
  • OSHA: Metra owes employee in whistleblower case

    OSHA: Metra owes employee in whistleblower case
    The U.S. Labor Department says Metra violated federal law by retaliating against an employee who complained about safety and has ordered the commuter rail agency to give the whistle-blower $38,000 in overtime pay. The 22-year Metra employee,...
  • Construction safety nets recognition for loss prevention executive

    Construction safety nets recognition for loss prevention executive
    Who: Brian Trusky, 42, Fort Lauderdale Title: Vice president of loss prevention for Moss & Associates, a Fort Lauderdale-based construction company, founded in 2004 by Bob L. Moss. Start date: Promoted June 2008; joined the firm in 2004 as safety...
  • Boston isn't the only outrage

    Boston isn't the only outrage
    Most likely we all agree that the Boston bombing was cowardly, senseless, dastardly. It cries out for justice. And just about every cop in the universe was on this case, big time. But what about all the drone bombings in Pakistan, Yemen, Afghanistan,...
  • The hollowing out of government

    The hollowing out of government
    The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...