Occupational safety and health
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission approved a nearly $560,000 fine on Wednesday against the state Forestry Division in the deaths of 19 firefighters after an investigative agency found that officials put protection of property […]
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) – A gunpowder plant owner has been sentenced to at least a decade in prison over a 2010 explosion that killed two workers in New Hampshire. Craig Sanborn was convicted last month […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Thursday the suspension of U.S. trade privileges for Bangladesh because of concerns over labor rights and worker safety that intensified after hundreds died there in the global garment […]
SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Bumble Bee Foods has been cited and fined following a state investigation into the death of a worker who was cooked to death at a Santa Fe Springs tuna […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — One of Disneyland’s most popular rides has reopened after Disney declined to appeal a workplace safety case. The Orange County Register reports Space Mountain reopened Friday evening. The attraction was closed earlier […]
NEW YORK (AP) — You can recycle your waste, grow your own food and drive a fuel-efficient car. But being socially responsible isn’t so easy when it comes to the clothes on your back.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — County prosecutors say a University of California, Los Angeles chemistry professor has been ordered to stand trial after a fire in his lab caused the death of a 23-year-old research assistant.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Government investigators have found that a decades-old pipe that leaked and caused a massive fire at a Chevron refinery in California was corroded, and the company knew it should have been replaced.
REDFORD, Mich. (AP) – President Barack Obama says right-to-work legislation in Michigan is more about politics than economics. Watch the video of his speech here.
A seafood processing plant where a worker was cooked to death inside an industrial oven last week is supposed to be back up and running today. KFWB’s Jon Baird was outside the Bumble Bee facility […]
ANAHEIM (CNS) – State officials are probing what caused an accident at Disneyland that led to the hospitalization of a machinist working on a ride at the Anaheim theme park. The 68-year-old machinist was testing […]