Officials at SeaWorld Orlando said they are confident they have discovered what led to the death of a killer whale trainer Wednesday: a brush with the trainer’s ponytail.
The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently launched an enforcement initiative focused on identifying employers who underreport workplace injuries and illnesses.
Flight attendant leaders from the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) met this week with the offices of several influential Senators to promote moving forward with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill, which includes many key provisions for flight attendants.
Montana has the highest on-the-job injury and death rate per capita in the United States. This year businesses in Montana will lose an estimated $145 million because of workplace injuries.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s lead investigator at the Kleen Energy disaster in Middletown, Conn., said this morning that the “gas blow” practice being used at the plant at the time of the Feb. 7 explosion was “inherently unsafe.”
The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office released the cause of death of a 28-year-old man who was killed Tuesday while operating a forklift at a welding company.
Federal workplace regulators have penalized two companies for a combined $71,000 for allowing unsafe working conditions in trenches at job sites in Montana.
An inspection that found that a 10-foot deep trench containing employees had no ladder, stairs, or ramp to ensure a safe exit, and no adequate protection was in place to protect employees from cave-ins.
The five-year environmental mystery at Oak Ridge Elementary School came to what Guilford County Schools hopes is a close on Monday, Feb. 22, when the school system returned 700 students to the school after seven months in temporary quarters.
A Maryland Senate panel will ask the Department of Juvenile Services secretary to brief them on the death of a teacher last week at a state juvenile facility in prince George’s County, as other agencies and the union that represents employees said they have been blocked from making inquiries.