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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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  • 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 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...
  • A wary welcome to Amazon

    A wary welcome to Amazon
    It's not every day that a major corporation announces that it will bring 1,000 jobs to Baltimore City, so we have reason to cheer Amazon.com's decision to open a 1 million square foot distribution center here. Baltimore's official unemployment rate stands...
  • OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing

    OSHA orders back pay for pilot fired after emergency landing
    Charter pilot Martin Campanella said he thought he was doing the right thing when he refused to fly a plane he believed was unsafe. The Forest Hill resident said he was fired after he made an emergency landing with several passengers aboard a 10-seat...
  • Worker dies after becoming trapped under asphalt-scraping machine

    Worker dies after becoming trapped under asphalt-scraping machine
    A worker has died after becoming trapped underneath a pavement recycling machine in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. The accident occurred around 12:45 p.m. in the 6200 block of South May Street, according to Police News...
  • Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job

    Relative: Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job
    Gustavo Briceno woke up Wednesday morning feeling something bad was about to happen, according to his family. That night, Briceno was doing maintenance in a sewer when heavy rains sent a surge of water down the pipe where he was working and swept him...
  • Robert B. Reich: 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...
  • Family finances: Are you ready to be a whistleblower?

    New and enhanced laws make it harder to retaliate against an employee who reveals wrongdoing at work, whether the boss is Uncle Sam or the company CEO, and bounty programs are starting to pay off for tipsters exposing tax cheats and shareholder rip-offs....
  • Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths

    Four sailors face court-martials in Super Pond deaths
    Four sailors are to be court-martialed on charges stemming from the deaths of two Navy divers in the Super Pond at Aberdeen Proving Ground, a Navy spokesman said Monday. Lt. Nathan Potter, a spokesman for the Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2,...
  • Man dies after being pulled into asphalt grinder in Corona

    Man dies after being pulled into asphalt grinder in Corona
    A 34-year-old Anaheim man died this week after he got caught on the conveyor belt of a mobile asphalt crusher and pulled into the grinder, authorities said. Rolando Anaya became entangled in the conveyor belt around noon Monday at an asphalt plant in...