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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • Staying with meaningful stories

    Staying with meaningful stories
    It has been more than two years since Declan Sullivan’s death made headlines, but the story has continued along surprising lines. It was a national story back in October 2010, as most stories involving the University of Notre Dame football team...
  • OSHA: Metra owes employee in whistleblower case

    OSHA: Metra owes employee in whistleblower case
    The U.S. Labor Department says Metra violated federal law by retaliating against an employee who complained about safety and has ordered the commuter rail agency to give the whistle-blower $38,000 in overtime pay. The 22-year Metra employee,...
  • Construction safety nets recognition for loss prevention executive

    Construction safety nets recognition for loss prevention executive
    Who: Brian Trusky, 42, Fort Lauderdale Title: Vice president of loss prevention for Moss & Associates, a Fort Lauderdale-based construction company, founded in 2004 by Bob L. Moss. Start date: Promoted June 2008; joined the firm in 2004 as safety...
  • Boston isn't the only outrage

    Boston isn't the only outrage
    Most likely we all agree that the Boston bombing was cowardly, senseless, dastardly. It cries out for justice. And just about every cop in the universe was on this case, big time. But what about all the drone bombings in Pakistan, Yemen, Afghanistan,...
  • The hollowing out of government

    The hollowing out of government
    The chemical and fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn't been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection by a...
  • Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD

     Jonathan Fielding, the public's MD
    If you've got your health, the cliche goes, you've got just about everything. If you've got public health duties, you're responsible for just about everything from mosquitoes (West Nile carriers) to hygiene (wash your hands for as long as it takes to sing...
  • Newton R. Russell dies at 85; veteran California legislator

    Newton R. Russell, a veteran state senator known as an expert on California's complex public pension system and a stickler for upholding legislative rules, died Saturday of lung cancer at his La CaƱada Flintridge home, his family said. He was 85. A...
  • Westowne needs air conditioning — now

    Westowne needs air conditioning — now
    On May 22 at 10:30 a.m., it was 86 degrees inside the classroom at Westowne Elementary School. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommendations, office spaces should be cooled to around 75 to 79 degrees, depending on personal...
  • Pesticides again tied to Parkinson's disease

    Pesticides again tied to Parkinson's disease
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals is linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a fresh look at some past research. Dr. James Bower, a neurologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...
  • 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...