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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 'Midnight Rider' Fatal Train Accident Triggers Push to Improve On-Set Safety

    The accident on the set of "Midnight Rider" last week that killed 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones has triggered calls for the industry to establish new guidelines for on-set safety. Even as the investigations into the cause of the accident...
  • Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief

    Joseph A. Dear dies at 62; CalPERS investment chief
    SACRAMENTO — Joseph A. Dear, the chief investment officer who helped guide California's and the country's largest public pension fund out of the Great Recession, has died. He was 62. Dear died Wednesday in Sacramento after battling prostate cancer...
  • 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....
  • Maryville nurses consider going on strike

    Maryville nurses consider going on strike
    Weeks after settling an unfair labor practice complaint, nurses at Maryville Academy's Behavior Health Hospital have authorized a strike against the Des Plaines hospital, the union said. The Illinois Nurses Association, which represents 24 nurses who...
  • Officials remain puzzled over lingering fumes

    Officials remain puzzled over lingering fumes
    David Starr Jordan Middle School’s main office remains closed several months after the school’s roof was replaced, due to employees at the school site still able to detect lingering fumes. Concerns about the fumes among employees began...
  • OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park

    OSHA launches probe of accident at snowboard park
    Federal regulators have launched an investigation into a weekend accident at a snowboarding park in which a 17-year-old employee suffered a serious arm injury, the workplace agency said today. First-responders from several agencies spent about an hour...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...