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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Dairy worker crushed by cows; Cal/OSHA investigating

    State officials are investigating the death of an Ontario dairy worker crushed while moving cattle over the weekend. Winston Perez, 28, suffered severe internal injuries after he was "crushed between a gate and the fence by the cows" about 5 a.m....
  • Family of Colorado woman killed in reality TV pilot sues Discovery

    Family of Colorado woman killed in reality TV pilot sues Discovery
    The family of a Colorado woman who was killed during filming of a reality TV pilot for Discovery Channel has sued the producers and Discovery Communications for negligence. Plaintiff Mel Bernstein and his daughter have filed a lawsuit in the U.S....
  • Defense of IRS doesn't add up

    Defense of IRS doesn't add up
    Letter writer and former Internal Revenue Service employee Paul Streckfus has an insider's perspective and abundant knowledge ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). He should have told The Sun's readers much more. Mr. Streckfus reveals he is able to...
  • 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...
  • 'Blackfish,' other animal documentaries move far beyond the cuddly

    'Blackfish,' other animal documentaries move far beyond the cuddly
    The new documentary "Blackfish" opens with footage of a killer whale and a human being beneath the water's surface. As their forms become entangled, it looks as if they are involved in some kind of struggle, and the moment grows increasingly ominous....
  • Climate change is hazardous to your health

    Thanks for Tim Wheeler's report that Marylanders understand some of the connections between climate change and human health ("Most Marylanders see climate change harming health," July 17). Last week during a lengthy heat wave, a Massachusetts postman...
  • 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...
  • What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?

    What went wrong at Aberdeen Proving Ground's Super Pond?
    Shaped like a teardrop and carved out of the eastern bank of the Bush River, the UNDEX Test Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground has earned the nickname "Super Pond" for its unusual properties. Viewed from above, the man-made pond looks much darker...
  • 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...
  • 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...