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12 min ago | Daily Record

State can't lapse in protecting worker safety

We remember the working men and women whose lives were needlessly cut short due to workplace hazards and inadequate safety precautions, and those who suffered on-the-job injuries.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Deadline

After Sarah Jones Death, IATSE Locals Set Safety Rights Seminar For May 4

Safety issues are starting to take center stage across the entertainment industry in the wake of Sarah Jones ' death on the set of Midnight Rider .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Burbank, CA

CultureMap

Local animal rights expert discusses Blackfish, SeaWorld and the human-animal relationship

Brancheau, a trainer, was killed by the orca Tilikum in 2010, an incident that became the subject of the documentary Blackfish.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Environmental Law, Law, Texas State University, Life, Food, Vegan, Journalism

Connecticut Post

L'Ambiance victims didn't die in vain

April 23, 1987, is a date that will be always be remembered in Bridgeport. That's the day when greed and expediency trumped worker safety.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Opinion

Construction Equipment

OSHA Cites Paving Contractor After Worker Death

OSHA has cited K. Dolan Corp of Blairsville, Pa., with 17 safety violations, including nine serious, following the Oct. 22, 2013 death of a worker.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Blairsville, PA

KNDU

Cal/OSHA Fines Butler Amusements over $100,000 for Willful Violations at Big Fresno Fair

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KXVO

Cal/OSHA Fines Butler Amusements over $100,000 for Willful Violations at Big Fresno Fair

The compromised rides included the Giant Wheel and Flying Bobs rides at the Big Fresno Fair last October.

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Indybay.org

Jail PG&E Execs Say Protesters At PG&E Federal Criminal Indictment In San Francisco

No Nukes Action, Fukushima Response, United Public Workers For Action joined together at the Federal indictment hearing of PG&E for criminal penalties for the San Bruno gas explosion and deaths.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

Mon Apr 21, 2014

National Provisioner

Perdue's Cromwell, Ky., operation associates achieve safety milestone

Associates at Perdue's Cromwell operation achieved a safety milestone on March 27, 2014, after working one million production hours without experiencing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration recordable lost-time case.

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Related Topix: Cromwell, KY, Environmental Law, Law

Lansing State Journal

BWL commissioner cites 'pattern' of withholding information from board

LANSING Failing to disclose workplace safety violations at the Wise Road facility was part of a pattern of Board of Water & Light management withholding information from commissioners, Board Vice Chairman Dennis Louney alleged Monday.

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Lakeland Times

Minocqua, Wisc

In today's edition, we report on congressional concerns that the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is engaging in regulatory overreach on any number of fronts, from actively aiding and abetting union organizing campaigns to picking on small family farmers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Dennis Kucinich

Manufacturing.net

Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

The deadly explosion at a McEwen ammunition plant was accidental, according to a preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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Related Topix: Explosion, US News, ATF, Vanderbilt University

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Coshocton Tribune

Electrical safety training offered

Jerry Bennett, an authorized OSHA 502 outreach trainer, will lead. Cost is $200 a person.

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ConWebBlog

WND's Unruh Misleads, Hides Facts on Montana Ammo Plant Raid

When you read a Bob Unruh article, experience shows that you have to ask yourself the question: "What relevant information is Unruh leaving out?" That happens yet again in an April 16 WorldNetDaily article : Critics of the way federal agencies in Montana handled a recent raid on a company that recycles brass for ammunition are calling for an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bozeman, MT, Environmental Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Free Republic

Mosque Doubles as Bomb Factory, Until Accident - Taliban Leader Among 5 Dead Rebels in Explosion

A local Taliban commander was among five militants killed following an explosion inside a mosque in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Afghanistan, World News, Asia

Darien News-Review

A Metro-North train crosses the Saugatuck River bridge, in Westport, Conn., Jan. 2, 2014.

Police divers search the Saugatuck River beneath the railroad bridge Monday for evidence in the investigation into the death of Annette L. White.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT

SeacoastOnline

Helping to create a safe workplace

Keeping people healthy on the job is the top priority at Occupational Health Services of Portsmouth Regional Hospital at Pease International Tradeport.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Environmental Law, Law, Drug Testing

Lansing State Journal

Stephanie Angel: Pointed questions lead to great work

Quality journalism doesn't happen by accident. It take a curious reporter to ask pointed questions when things just don't add up.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Settlement brings new hope for Kerr-McGee cleanup

Maranatha Faith Center Pastor Steve Jamison sees the $5.15 billion settlement from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as a major turning point in the 15-year fight his East Columbus church has led to remediate the contamination from the Kerr-McGee site and protect the safety of those who live near it.

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Related Topix: Anadarko Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Columbus, MS

VDARE

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Profiling Southern White Employers

Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Prison, January

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