Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Safety News

  1. Worker dies after Queens Quay construction site accident

    A worker who was injured in an industrial accident at an East Bayfront construction site this morning has died of his injuries, Toronto police now confirm. At 11:30 a.m., a man in his 40s was pinned by a panel at Queens Quay and Lower Jarvis Street, said...
  2. Police release name of worker killed in Woodbury accident

    The name of the worker killed in an industrial accident last week was released Monday by Woodbury police. Thomas Oxendorf, 55, of Oconomowoc, Wis., died in Carver Lake Park at about 12:30 p.m. March 22. Woodbury’s CityPlace is a mall of the future.
  3. CA Staffing Firm Found Responsible in Warehouse Carbon Monoxide Exposure Incident that Sent Workers to Hospital

    For months prior to the incident, the workers contracted by Barrett Business Services to... A general violation is cited when an accident or occupational illness resulting from violation of a standard would probably not cause death or serious physical...
  4. Worker injured in DENSO accident

    A worker at DENSO plant 101 was taken to an area hospital Saturday night following an accident with a piece of industrial machinery, authorities said. Authorities were called to DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee Inc., 1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive, Maryville...
  5. Worker killed in bank accident

    CHELTENHAM >> A man was killed Monday when he was crushed by a large safety deposit box in an industrial accident at the old Wells Fargo bank in Cheltenham. Jonathan Maust, 35, of Elizabethtown, and two co-workers from a moving company were attempting to...
  6. Decades before crash that killed DPW worker, Longmeadow officials sought to improve safety at railroad crossing

    LONGMEADOW -- More than two decades before the collision that killed Department of Public Works foreman Warren P. Cowles, state officials examined the railroad crossing at Tina Lane and Birnie Road -- and determined no safety improvements were necessary.
  7. Three Mile Island in living color: A look back at the accident and its aftermath

    Exactly 38 years ago, a cascading series of malfunctions and worker errors set off what the Nuclear Regulatory Commission called "the most serious accident in U.S. commercial nuclear power plant operating history." Photos from the National Archives...
  8. Accident Kills Worker - LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE 3) - The Kentucky Senate has approved House Bill 520 regarding charter school legislation. FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE 3) - The Kentucky Senate has approved House Bill 520 regarding charter school legislation. SCOTT COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) A...
  9. Police and firefighters flex political muscle as workers’ comp bill stalls

    When explaining why the bill could be harmful to workers, Jilek uses the example of his police beat partner, whose cruiser was hit by a drunken driver. The accident resulted in a back injury that requires medical attention for his spinal discs every few years.
  10. Elevator worker's death at TMH ruled an accident

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV)—The death of an Otis Elevator worker has been ruled an accident, according to a Tallahassee Police Department incident report. The incident happened at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital the morning of February 17. According to a...

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