Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Safety News

  1. DPW worker killed in fatal accident in Laurel

    A Department of Public Works employee is dead after a fatal crash Monday morning. Police were called to Old Sandy Spring Road and Castle Court for a report of an accident. When units arrived to the scene they determined the accident was fatal. According to...
  2. BCSO: Construction worker killed in accident 'involving machinery'

    Bexar Co.-- One person is dead following a construction accident in far west Bexar County Monday. BCSO first released the information in a tweet just before noon. According to the tweet the incident occurred in the 13700 block of Potranco. We're...
  3. Jaguar Land Rover to pay injured worker £900,000 (INR 7.67 crore)

    Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 (INR 7,67,41,277) by the Birmingham Crown Court after a worker at the company’s Solihull plant in the UK lost his leg in an accident. It was in February 2015, that Mark Widnall, 59, from...
  4. Worker Dead in NW Bexar Construction Accident

    The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is looking in to an apparent construction accident that has left one person dead. We’re told it happened at a site on Potranco Road Monday Morning–outside of Loop 1604, west of Talley. Deputies said a worker at that...
  5. Man assaults co-worker, carjacks 2 vehicles, crashes both, say Riverside police

    Police received their first report of the situation after that crash. Then, armed with the knife and a dumbbell... suspicion of two counts of carjacking and attempted murder. The co-worker Amaya is suspected of assaulting was hospitalized, the release...
  6. Maryland Worker Dies After SUV Crashes Into Garbage Truck

    Colbert, a Department of Public Works employee, was crushed. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A neighbor said she heard the impact of the crash. “[I heard] thumping on the ground saying, ‘No, no,’ and I said, ‘Oh no, one of them got killed...
  7. NYC sanitation worker busted for drunken driving after Staten Island crash

    A city sanitation worker was busted for drunken driving and refusing to take a breath test after getting into an accident in Staten Island, police said Sunday. Cops arrested Robert Ackrish, 38, after they were called to a fender bender on New Dorp Lane...
  8. Construction Worker Killed in Job Site Accident

    A construction worker was killed this morning in an on the job accident in far west Bexar County, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Sheriff's investigators say they were called to the 13700 block of Potranco on a report of an injured person.. When they arrived...
  9. Worker struck by SUV and killed while loading trash truck in Md.

    The employee, Marcus Colbert of Laurel, was struck by a Lincoln Navigator around 9 a.m. Monday. He died at the scene of the crash of his injuries, said Audrey Barnes, a spokeswoman for the city. At the time of the crash, Colbert was working behind a truck...
  10. Two workers severely burned in Xcel Energy building accident

    Two construction workers are in critical condition after they were severely burned because of an electrical fire Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy’s future downtown headquarters. The two male workers were drilling into an electrical box on the second...

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