Nearly half of the 167 retail trade workers that were killed in 2007 were employed in late-night establishments such as gasoline stations, liquor stores and convenience stores.
A team of federal investigators is focusing on the maintenance procedures at DuPont’s Belle plant in Charleston, W. Va., the site of three recent chemical leaks, including a fatal incident.
A construction worker with J.H. Findorff & Son was seriously injured Thursday morning at a job site on the city’s Southeast Side, Madison police said.
Trenching safety hazards at two Massachusetts worksites have led to $166,950 in proposed fines for L. Perrina Construction Co. Inc. OSHA cited the Methuen, Mass.-based contractor for a total of 23 alleged willful, serious, and other-than-serious violations of safety standards following inspections at worksites in Quincy and Lynnfield, where the company was installing water mains.
A North Carolina Department of Transportation worker suffered minor injuries while working on a traffic light in Kinston Thursday morning.
Metro is rewriting the book on employee safety procedures, in the wake of an accident that killed two workers on the Red Line tracks on Tuesday.