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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Derailed train carried toxic chemicals

    Derailed train carried toxic chemicals
    The freight train that derailed Tuesday in Rosedale carried one chemical classified as hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation and another that also posed risks for firefighters and others at the scene even though not similarly classified....
  • Cirque du Soleil and MGM Grand cited in death of Vegas performer

    Cirque du Soleil and casino-hotel MGM Grand failed to protect the safety of performers and workers when an aerialist fell to her death during a Las Vegas show this year, Nevada safety officials said Thursday. The Cirque show “Ka” was nearing...
  • Cirque du Soleil says it will appeal OSHA citations in 'Ka' death

    Cirque du Soleil says it will appeal OSHA citations in 'Ka' death
    Cirque du Soleil said it will appeal the six citations named by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the June death of an aerialist during a performance of  its "Ka" show in Las Vegas.  OSHA said Tuesday that it is proposing six...
  • Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara

    Painting thought to be by Delacroix discovered in Santa Barbara
    SANTA BARBARA -- Eik Kahng, curator at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, believes she has identified a previously unknown painting by Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863). Given the stature of the French Romantic innovator, that's no small thing. The painting...
  • Cirque du Soleil performer hurt falling off 'Wheel of Death' in Vegas

    Cirque du Soleil performer hurt falling off 'Wheel of Death' in Vegas
    Cirque du Soleil suffered another mishap in Las Vegas last week when a performer fell during a show, the company announced in a Facebook post. The accident Friday came just three days after regulators slapped Cirque with six citations alleging work-...
  • Cirque du Soleil says aerialist didn't slip out of harness

    Cirque du Soleil says aerialist didn't slip out of harness
    As a government investigation gets underway concerning the death on Saturday of a Cirque du Soleil performer in Las Vegas, the Montreal company has publicly stated that Sarah Guillot-Guyard, 31, didn't slip out of her harness prior to her fatal accident....
  • Fireworks operator injured during Ojai Fourth of July show

    An Ojai city fireworks show was stopped soon after it began when a pyrotechnic operator was injured, officials said.  A pyrotechnic "prematurely went off and seriously injured one of the operators," according to notes on the incident, said Cpt. Dave...
  • Victim tells of panic, pain at Simi fireworks show: 'It felt like a punch'

    Victim tells of panic, pain at Simi fireworks show: 'It felt like a punch'
    Barbecue grills and lawn chairs littered a cordoned-off Simi Valley park Friday morning, left behind after onlookers fled a major malfunction at a fireworks show the night before. At least 28 people gathered at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park were...
  • Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries

    Fireworks company 'deeply regrets' Simi Valley explosion, injuries
    The New York company hired for the Simi Valley fireworks display where 28 people were injured in a major malfunction Thursday said it "deeply regrets" the incident. The Simi Valley Rotary Club hired Bay Fireworks for the show at Rancho Santa Susana...
  • Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear

    Front-row view of fireworks disaster: Fireball, charred hair, fear
    A sheriff's helicopter surveyed a Simi Valley park Friday morning as authorities walked the grassy lawn littered with items left behind. Lawn chairs. Broken sunglasses. Barbecue grills. Flip flops. As people gathered near Rancho Santa Susana Community...
  • Fiddling around at the beach

    Fiddling around at the beach
    Regular visitors to Ocean City in the summer months may be familiar with the music of William F. Hassay Jr. The 61-year-old substitute teacher has been supplementing his income since 1995 by playing his violin on the boardwalk from 3 p.m. until midnight...