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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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,"...
  • Letters: Long hours on film sets must change

    Re "Spotlight on film safety," March 22 The father of Sarah Jones, who was killed last month after being struck by a train during a film shoot in Georgia, told me he prays that his daughter's death will not be in vain. He said no film or TV show is...
  • Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]

    Narrowing the construction gap [Commentary]
    In an effort to be trendy and to tap into a market that appears ripe for the picking, toy companies are newly trying to attract a female audience to building toys, blocks and gears that can be put together to make buildings and inventions. Ostensibly, the...
  • Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia

    Guild works with agencies probing camera assistant's death in Georgia
    The union representing cinematographers and camera operators said it was working with government agencies investigating the death last week of a camera assistant working on a movie in Georgia. Sarah Jones, 27, was struck and killed by a freight train...
  • Cal/OSHA opens investigation into LAX luggage worker's death

    State workplace safety inspectors have opened an investigation into the death of a baggage worker at Los Angeles International Airport despite an initial report indicating he had a heart attack. Based on that report, Erika Monterroza, spokeswoman theĀ ...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Firms fined for Bakersfield plant implosion that injured spectators

    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 findingĀ about the Affordable Care Act. It is now recognized that, no, the CBO didn't say...
  • Group to file complaint against Cal/OSHA over staffing levels

    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...