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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill

    Back Story: Chronicling the history of the Sparrows Point mill
    The recent publication of Elmer J. Hall's "A Mill on the Point: One Hundred and Twenty-Five Years of Steelmaking at Sparrows Point, Maryland," marks the last of his quartet of books chronicling the work and social history of the once heavily...
  • Retailers bulk up on safety measures for Black Friday

    Retailers bulk up on safety measures for Black Friday
    It's a retailer's worst nightmare: trampling, shoplifting and fighting on the busiest shopping day of the year. With several high-profile Black Friday incidents in recent years, merchants and shopping centers are on high alert. Security has been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • By request: Liberals may stumble but won't fall if Obamacare collapses

     
    Friday's print column From the request line: "A column on the collapse (or not) of the liberal/progressive narrative in light of the Obamacare debacle." Don't get me wrong, I'm not hard up for column ideas. But they're all my ideas,......
  • Will 'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.

    Will  'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.
    After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage. The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....