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WBOC Salisbury
Allen Harim Accused of Offering Workers Inadequate Medical CareHARBESON, Del. (AP) - Federal inspectors have accused poultry producer Allen Ha
Allen Harim Accused of Offering Workers Inadequate Medical Care
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 54 minutes ago
HARBESON, Del. (AP) - Federal inspectors have accused poultry producer Allen Harim Foods of using a First Aid station at its Harbeson processing facility to avoid reporting worker injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon workplace deaths decline but still scar families, communitiesIt was still dark and extremely foggy the morning of Jan. 7, 2014, as Gary Klin
Oregon workplace deaths decline but still scar families, communities
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 hours ago
It was still dark and extremely foggy the morning of Jan. 7, 2014, as Gary Kline picked up a truckload of logs near Grand Ronde and headed for the Willamina mill about 15 miles away. Three trucks left ahead of him, two more followed. As the lead... Read more
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Valley Central
Man’s death at bowling alley deemed a ‘preventable workplace tragedy’The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration cite
Man’s death at bowling alley deemed a ‘preventable workplace tragedy’
Valley Central / Posted 10 hours ago
The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Galaxy Bowling Center Wednesday for ten serious violations after the death of a U.S. Navy Veteran who was a part-time worker at the business. “The employer did not... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why e-cigarettes have their own toxic dangersA study of English quitters found those who used e-cigarettes were less likely
Why e-cigarettes have their own toxic dangers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
A study of English quitters found those who used e-cigarettes were less likely to have successfully quit smoking after 12 months. Photo / 123RF Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy,... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
The Evening Sun / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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York Daily Record
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
York Daily Record / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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Salon.com
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
Salon.com / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by
Crane operator blamed for Rhode Island building collapse
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A police report shows that a worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of a building under construction at a private Rhode Island university that injured six people. Workers were installing steel beams... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
worker says crane operator pulled beam, caused collapseSmithfield police have released new information concerning the building collaps
worker says crane operator pulled beam, caused collapse
NBC 10 Providence / Posted 19 hours ago
Smithfield police have released new information concerning the building collapse at Bryant University. Authorities told NBC 10 News on Wednesday that a worker said that the "crane operator must have pulled the steel beam too far (and) caused (the)... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA renews ties with Mexican consulates in TexasThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed its alliance
OSHA renews ties with Mexican consulates in Texas
Business Insurance / Posted 19 hours ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has renewed its alliance with the Mexican consulates in Austin and El Paso, Texas. Through the alliance, OSHA provides safety and health outreach and training to Mexican nationals, the... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Police told crane operator responsible for building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a construction worker blamed
Police told crane operator responsible for building collapse
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a construction worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of an athletic building under construction at Bryant University that injured six construction workers. Workers were... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Police told crane operator responsible for building collapseSMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a construction worker blamed
Police told crane operator responsible for building collapse
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 19 hours ago
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - A police report shows that a construction worker blamed a mistake by a crane operator for the collapse of an athletic building under construction at Bryant University that injured six construction workers. Workers were... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA to award $10.5 million in safety training grantsThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday said it wil
OSHA to award $10.5 million in safety training grants
Business Insurance / Posted 20 hours ago
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday said it will award $10.5 million in grants to nonprofits to train high-risk workers and their employers on how to prevent workplace hazards and injuries. The grants, provided... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
OSHA Not Notified After Explosion Because Worker Not InjuredIn a terse letter last month to Turner Construction company, Santa Clara County
OSHA Not Notified After Explosion Because Worker Not Injured
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 hours ago
In a terse letter last month to Turner Construction company, Santa Clara County described a steam explosion at Valley Medical Center a year ago as “extremely serious” and “nearly fatal.” But there is no record of that explosion, according to... Read more
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The Mining Journal
OE Local 324 hosts MIOSHAThe event provided an informal opportunity for employers and employees to meet
OE Local 324 hosts MIOSHA
The Mining Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
The event provided an informal opportunity for employers and employees to meet with the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration and learn about agency services and resources. More than 25 attendees gathered to receive the latest... Read more
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U.S. Department of Labor
US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers []News ReleaseUS Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health t
US Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers []
U.S. Department of Labor / Posted yesterday
News ReleaseUS Labor Department awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations to help high-risk workers, employers WASHINGTON —The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmillThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Tallahatchie L
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmill
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Tallahatchie Lumber and Mat Co. for 27 safety-rule violations, including one that was classified as willful. OSHA says sawmill workers were not locking down machines before performing... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Judge: Families may collect from AL SolutionsThe families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc.
Judge: Families may collect from AL Solutions
Weirton Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc., in May 2011 after an explosion at AL Solutions' New Cumberland plant killed three employees - brothers James E. Fish, 38, and Jeffrey S. Fish, 39, both of New... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmillCHARLESTON, Miss. (AP) - A Charleston sawmill faces up to $78,800 in fines afte
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmill
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON, Miss. (AP) - A Charleston sawmill faces up to $78,800 in fines after a safety inspection found the company wasn't using safety devices to protect employees. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Tallahatchie... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmillCHARLESTON, Miss. (AP) - A Charleston sawmill faces up to $78,800 in fines afte
OSHA proposes $78,800 in fines against Tallahatchie sawmill
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
CHARLESTON, Miss. (AP) - A Charleston sawmill faces up to $78,800 in fines after a safety inspection found the company wasn't using safety devices to protect employees. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Tallahatchie... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Judge: Families can collect nowThe families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc.
Judge: Families can collect now
The East Liverpool Review / Posted yesterday
The families sued AL Solutions Inc. and its parent company, Tygem Holdings Inc., in May 2011 after an explosion at AL Solutions' New Cumberland plant killed three employees-brothers James E. Fish, 38, and Jeffrey S. Fish, 39, both of New Cumberland,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Ergonomics topic of Safety Council eventErgonomics is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to
Ergonomics topic of Safety Council event
Tribune Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Ergonomics is the science of matching the job to the worker and the product to the user. Mike Rienerth, ergonomics consultant and ergonomics technical adviser for the Bureau of Worker's Compensation, will assist safety council members in developing a... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Worker dies after being tangled in wires, shocked at South Windsor arcadeA person tangled in electrical wires and shocked at an arcade in South Windsor
Worker dies after being tangled in wires, shocked at South Windsor arcade
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
A person tangled in electrical wires and shocked at an arcade in South Windsor has died, according to police. They said it happened at Nomads Adventure Quest building on Bidwell Road just before 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday. Police said workers were... Read more
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NBC 10 Providence
Steel structure collapses at Bryant University; Six workers hurtA pile of crumpled steel sat where a building under construction collapsed Tues
Steel structure collapses at Bryant University; Six workers hurt
NBC 10 Providence / Posted yesterday
A pile of crumpled steel sat where a building under construction collapsed Tuesday on the campus of Bryant University. According to Smithfield Fire Chief Robert Selzer, workers were constructing a 78,000-square foot indoor practice field near the... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Columbia OSHA fines reduced after agreement reachedFines against two City of Columbia departments were reduced by more than half a
Columbia OSHA fines reduced after agreement reached
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
Fines against two City of Columbia departments were reduced by more than half after an employee died earlier this year while working. The City’s Public Safety and Public Utilities departments were fined a combined $12,000 after the Occupational... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could YOU have a cancerous mole and not know it? Take this test...Could YOU have a cancerous mole and not know it? Take this test to find out...
Could YOU have a cancerous mole and not know it? Take this test...
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Could YOU have a cancerous mole and not know it? Take this test to find out... Test takes into account factors such as skin type and number of moles Family history of skin cancer and previous sunburn are also factored in Non-melanoma skin cancers... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Goodyear says worker killed in accident at Danville plantDANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Goodyear says a worker has been killed in an accident at i
Goodyear says worker killed in accident at Danville plant
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 2 days ago
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Goodyear says a worker has been killed in an accident at its plant in Danville. Goodyear says in a statement to multiple media outlets that the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Monday. The statement didn't provide details or... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Goodyear says worker killed in accident at Danville plantDANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Goodyear says a worker has been killed in an accident at i
Goodyear says worker killed in accident at Danville plant
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 2 days ago
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) - Goodyear says a worker has been killed in an accident at its plant in Danville. Goodyear says in a statement to multiple media outlets that the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Monday. The statement didn't provide details or... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the PeaksAn Aurora man died Monday morning at about 6 a.m. after falling 15 feet through
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the Peaks
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 2 days ago
An Aurora man died Monday morning at about 6 a.m. after falling 15 feet through a hole in a roof and landing on concrete at the Village at the Peaks construction site where he was working as a roofer. Longmont police Cmdr. Jeff Satur said... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Bond seller knocks pol, nail-salon owners for spreading 'myths'An out-of-state brokerage is furious that a Queens lawmaker pushed back last we
Bond seller knocks pol, nail-salon owners for spreading 'myths'
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
An out-of-state brokerage is furious that a Queens lawmaker pushed back last week against a Cuomo administration mandate that nail and hair salons purchase wage bonds by Oct. 6. SuretyBonds.com accused Assemblyman Ron Kim of spreading myths in his... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Union-chief strife stuck at stalematePublished: Tuesday, 9/1/2015 - Updated: 2 minutes ago Former Ohio justice cri
Union-chief strife stuck at stalemate
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
Published: Tuesday, 9/1/2015 - Updated: 2 minutes ago Former Ohio justice critical of firefighters Local 92 leader The mediator in a long-running dispute between Toledo’s fire chief and the firefighters union... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Police Department Gets Slapped With Cal/Osha FinesThe California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as CAL/OS
Santa Barbara Police Department Gets Slapped With Cal/Osha Fines
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 2 days ago
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as CAL/OSHA, slapped the city of Santa Barbara and its police department with nearly $8,000 in fines. State investigators released a 17-page citation that outlined seven safety... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the PeaksLongmont and Boulder County officials are investigating a construction death at
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the Peaks
Colorado Daily / Posted 2 days ago
Longmont and Boulder County officials are investigating a construction death at Village at the Peaks that happened at 6 this morning. Longmont police Cmdr. Jeff Satur said a 39-year-old Aurora man working for Erie-based Ramos Roofing fell through a... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Mayor Hicks-Hudson appoints citizens in Labor Committee for TFD & Local 92The first outreach for help in joining the two groups was former Ohio Supreme C
Mayor Hicks-Hudson appoints citizens in Labor Committee for TFD & Local 92
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 2 days ago
The first outreach for help in joining the two groups was former Ohio Supreme Court Judge Justice Andy Douglas who, in addition to his title and credentials, is said to have strong ties with the city of Toledo. Douglas reported many conversations... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Worker dies after falling through roof at Longmont mall under constructionLONGMONT, Colo. — A construction worker fell through the roof of a mall under c
Worker dies after falling through roof at Longmont mall under construction
KWGN Denver / Posted 2 days ago
LONGMONT, Colo. — A construction worker fell through the roof of a mall under construction and died Monday morning, the Longmont Police Department said. Two workers from Ramos Roofing were on the roof about 6 a.m. at the Village at the Peaks when... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
New committee to help settle feud between TFD and Local 92A new city committee will be formed to help address the ongoing feud between th
New committee to help settle feud between TFD and Local 92
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 2 days ago
A new city committee will be formed to help address the ongoing feud between the Toledo Fire Department and Local 92. Talks between the two started after the union claimed that a letter written by former Toledo firefighter, Kevin Wolever, was... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Worker dies after falling through roof at Longmont mall under constructionLONGMONT, Colo. — A construction worker fell through the roof of a mall under c
Worker dies after falling through roof at Longmont mall under construction
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
LONGMONT, Colo. — A construction worker fell through the roof of a mall under construction and died Monday morning, the Longmont Police Department said. Two workers from Ramos Roofing were on the roof about 6 a.m. at the Village at the Peaks when... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Toledo mayor forming committee to probe issue between fire chief, unionPublished: Monday, 8/31/2015 - Updated: 15 seconds ago BLADE STAFF Mayor Pa
Toledo mayor forming committee to probe issue between fire chief, union
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
Published: Monday, 8/31/2015 - Updated: 15 seconds ago BLADE STAFF Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson announced today that she will put together a new committee to address the ongoing... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Worker dies after fall through mall roof at Village at the Peaks in LongmontLONGMONT, Colo. - A construction worker died Monday morning after falling throu
Worker dies after fall through mall roof at Village at the Peaks in Longmont
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 2 days ago
LONGMONT, Colo. - A construction worker died Monday morning after falling through the roof of a mall under construction, according to Longmont Police. Two workers were on the roof of the Village at the Peaks when one of them, a 40-year-old man from... Read more
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Denver Post
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the PeaksLongmont and Boulder County officials are investigating a construction death at
Construction worker dies after fall at Longmont's Village at the Peaks
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
Longmont and Boulder County officials are investigating a construction death at Village at the Peaks that happened at 6 this morning. Longmont police Cmdr. Jeff Satur said an approximately 39-year-old Aurora man working for an Erie-based roofing... Read more
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U.S. Department of Labor
OSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections []News ReleaseIdea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards
OSHA proposal would lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections []
U.S. Department of Labor / Posted 3 days ago
News ReleaseIdea Nuova again exposes employees to blocked exit and fire hazards Manhattan home decor company faces more than $84K in proposed OSHA fines NEW YORK — For the second time in two years, a U.S. and international home decor manufacturer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RVR Receives Safety AwardUganda-Kenya railway operator, RVR has scooped the Institute of Occupational Sa
RVR Receives Safety Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Uganda-Kenya railway operator, RVR has scooped the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) international award for 2015, according to a company statement. The prestigious award recognizes initiatives that have created physical or... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Saratoga man dies in sawmill fallSARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) - A 65-year-old Saratoga man has died in a fall at a sawmil
Saratoga man dies in sawmill fall
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) - A 65-year-old Saratoga man has died in a fall at a sawmill. Carbon County Sheriff Jerry Colson says David McConnell died Thursday after falling two stories to the ground from a logging deck at the Saratoga Forest Management... Read more
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Daily Mail
Families torn apart after electrical accident kills one, injuries twoFamilies torn apart after horrific electrical accident kills a married father-o
Families torn apart after electrical accident kills one, injuries two
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Families torn apart after horrific electrical accident kills a married father-of-three and critically injures engaged man expecting second child One man was killed and two other injured when they were electrocuted while working on a roof Friday An... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Workplace firm holds grand openingBentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices,
Workplace firm holds grand opening
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Bentonville Workplace at 900 S.E. Fifth St., Suite 22, offers private offices, virtual office services and conference room rentals to businesses of all sizes. The company started accepting business users in June and celebrated its grand opening last... Read more
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Deseret News
Families of men shocked in electrical accident thankful for supportDRAPER — Amber Garn never imagined that the last time she would see her husband
Families of men shocked in electrical accident thankful for support
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
DRAPER — Amber Garn never imagined that the last time she would see her husband was when he dropped her off for work Friday morning. But later that day, Aaron Garn, 39, was electrocuted while working on the roof of a Draper gymnastics center, 88 W.... Read more
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Daily Press
OSHA advisers lean toward Newport News shipyard in beryllium debateFederal regulators are considering stricter limits for exposure to toxic beryll
OSHA advisers lean toward Newport News shipyard in beryllium debate
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Federal regulators are considering stricter limits for exposure to toxic beryllium at places such as Newport News Shipbuilding, and one group offering advice is the regulators' own safety/health committee. That committee considered the question last... Read more
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