- Fines issued after 2 at Salina facility suffer amputations Updated: Feb-11-16 4:28 pm
SALINA, Kansas - A federal agency has fined a food preparation company more than $170,000 because of worker injuries that included two amputations at its Salina facility.
- Feds seek $58K workplace safety fines against Warren Railcar Updated: Feb-10-16 2:19 pm
WARREN, Pennsylvania - Warren Railcar Services in northwest Pennsylvania is facing more than $58,000 in federal workplace safety fines.
- Man dies in workplace forklift accident in Green Bay Updated: Feb-10-16 7:44 am
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a fatal accident at a Green Bay trucking company.
- Review critical of workplace safety policy Updated: Feb-09-16 7:48 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - An inspection has found the state child welfare agency's safety policy didn't have comprehensive measures to protect employees from workplace assaults when a social worker was shot dead outside her office building last August.
- Union calls series of strikes on London Underground Updated: Feb-05-16 11:19 am
LONDON - London Underground maintenance workers are planning a series of strikes in a dispute over safety.
- OSHA investigates death of worker at GM plant in Ohio Updated: Feb-03-16 3:36 pm
DEFIANCE, Ohio - The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a General Motors plant in northwestern Ohio.
- Review reveals problems protecting workers from pesticides Updated: Feb-03-16 1:12 pm
BELLE GLADE, Florida - Dozens of farmworkers looked up at the little yellow plane buzzing over the Florida radish field, a mist of pesticide falling from its wings.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: Feb-03-16 10:59 am
ALBANY, New York - Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- Repair worker dies in 7-story fall down elevator shaft Updated: Feb-02-16 7:26 pm
GUTTENBERG, New Jersey - Authorities say an elevator repair worker from New York fell seven stories to his death down a shaft in New Jersey.
- OSHA cites 'Texas' producers over deadly fireworks blast Updated: Feb-02-16 5:10 pm
PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK, Texas - Federal officials have issued citations against a group that puts on the outdoor musical "Texas" after a stage manager was killed last summer when two containers of fireworks exploded at the production venue in Palo Duro Canyon.
- West report OK'd, stricter ammonium nitrate standards urged Updated: Jan-28-16 11:37 pm
WACO, Texas - Federal regulators approved a report Thursday that found inadequate emergency response coordination and training and careless storage of potentially explosive materials contributed to a catastrophic 2013 blast at a Texas fertilizer plant.
- Worker critically injured at NYC building construction site Updated: Jan-28-16 6:17 am
NEW YORK - A construction worker suffered critical injuries after falling off a ladder and down an elevator shaft in Manhattan.
- OSHA investigates man's 33-foot fall at Kansas power plant Updated: Jan-27-16 6:37 pm
LA CYGNE, Kansas - Federal officials are investigating after a worker fell 33 feet at an east-central Kansas power plant.
- OSHA fines Bristol amusement park for 18 violations Updated: Jan-27-16 7:20 am
BRISTOL, Connecticut - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Bristol amusement park just over $70,000 after uncovering 18 "serious" violations.
- Agency cites Minnesota company in dock worker death Updated: Jan-25-16 2:43 pm
WINONA, Minnesota - A federal workplace safety agency is citing a Winona company in the death of a dock worker last summer.
- OSHA to investigate worker death at Idaho seed plant Updated: Jan-22-16 2:50 pm
CALDWELL, Idaho - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a fatal industrial accident at an Idaho seed plant on Wednesday.
- IAEA: Japan nuclear regulation should improve skills, law Updated: Jan-22-16 6:55 am
TOKYO - Japan has improved its nuclear safety regulation since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, but it still needs to strengthen inspections and staff competency, a team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency said Friday.
- Ohio still looking into fatal overpass collapse year later Updated: Jan-21-16 5:50 pm
CINCINNATI - A state analysis of a highway overpass collapse that killed a construction worker in southwestern Ohio has yet to be completed a year later and lawsuits over the accident continue as the man's family struggles with his loss.
- Lincoln company faces penalties for worker's fatal fall Updated: Jan-15-16 7:49 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Federal safety regulators have proposed $36,000 in penalties for a Lincoln construction company that employed a worker who fell to his death while installing roofing.
- Deaths down in North Dakota oil patch but reason unclear Updated: Jan-14-16 8:31 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The number of work-related deaths in the North Dakota oil patch in 2015 dropped from the previous year.
- Ed Reed shifts to coaching; joins Ryan's staff in Buffalo Updated: Jan-13-16 10:30 pm
BUFFALO, New York - Five-time All-Pro safety Ed Reed is reuniting with Rex Ryan. This time on the Buffalo Bills' sideline.
- Probe: Exxon deficiencies found in California refinery blast Updated: Jan-13-16 4:34 pm
REDONDO BEACH, California - An explosion at an ExxonMobil oil refinery in California last year could have been prevented if managers had taken into account aging safety equipment and shut down a key, spark-generating part of the refinery before attempting repairs elsewhere, federal investigators said Wednesday.
- Marquette County Jail work on target to finish by summer Updated: Jan-13-16 12:36 pm
MARQUETTE, Michigan - After a slight lull in construction during the holiday season, the $1.6 million renovation project at the Marquette County Jail is well underway and on schedule to be completed in spring or early summer.