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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Construction worker falls, suffers head wound

    Construction worker falls, suffers head wound
    A construction worker installing a roof on a home in Huntley fell and suffered a head wound this morning but has since been released from the hospital. Huntley Fire Chief Ken Caudle said emergency crews were dispatched to the home in the Talamore...
  • SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld loses bid to put trainers back in water for killer-whale shows
    SeaWorld lost a major round Friday in its legal fight to putĀ its trainers back into the water with killer whales during the parks' marquee orca shows. By 2-1, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., rejected an appeal by SeaWorld of...
  • 'Midnight Rider' Location Manager Lawyer Defends 'Conduct'

    More than a month after the fatal accident on the set of "Midnight Rider," a key question for the homicide investigation is whether the production had been granted permission to film on the Georgia railroad tracks and trestle where camera assistant...
  • Siblings make late brother's legacy about education

    Siblings make late brother's legacy about education
    When his family's tragedy became a national story in 2010, Mac Sullivan tried to shut out the news reports detailing how his older brother, Declan, died while recording a football practice at the University of Notre Dame. It helped that Mac was a high...
  • Maryville to request hospital closing

     Maryville to request hospital closing
    Maryville Academy plans to seek the state's permission to close its Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines, officials announced Thursday. The announcement comes amid contentious negotiations and a recently concluded five-day strike by members of a...
  • Sarah Jones' death calls attention to film crews' safety

    Sarah Jones' death calls attention to film crews' safety
    The film crew walked out on the old railroad trestle high above Georgia's Altamaha River, then placed a metal-frame bed on the tracks for actor William Hurt. The plan called for Hurt to lie on the bed in a dream sequence for the film "Midnight Rider,"...
  • Authorities: 5 treated at Northampton recycling plant after foul odor detected

    Authorities: 5 treated at Northampton recycling plant after foul odor detected
    Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response. Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
  • McHenry man dies in dump truck accident at Bolingbrook quarry

    McHenry man dies in dump truck accident at Bolingbrook quarry
    A 63-year-old McHenry man was killed Monday morning in Bolingbrook after he was run over by his own dump truck, according to authorities. Bryan J. Reid allegedly failed to secure the dump truck at the Elmhurst Chicago Stone Company Quarry and was...
  • 2 deaths at Amazon.com centers investigated by OSHA

    2 deaths at Amazon.com centers investigated by OSHA
    Federal investigators cited five companies for "serious" labor violations in the death of a worker at an Amazon.com warehouse in New Jersey but brought no action against the online retailer itself. Ronald Smith, a temporary employee, was crushed in a...
  • Baltimore firm cited in connection with worker death at Amazon plant

    Baltimore firm cited in connection with worker death at Amazon plant
    A Baltimore-based temporary staffing agency faces a $6,000 fine in connection with the death of an employee, who was killed last December after being crushed by a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in New Jersey. Abacus — The...
  • Two deaths at Amazon warehouses being investigated by OSHA

    Two deaths at Amazon warehouses being investigated by OSHA
    Deaths at two Amazon warehouses have come under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Dept. of Labor announced Thursday. The most recent death came on June 1, when Jody Rhodes, 52, was working at an Amazon fulfillment...