Friday, June 23, 2017

Safety News

  1. 'Bubbly' West Springfield restaurant worker paralyzed in car crash

    Amanda Oliver, 24, was paralyzed in a car crash June 17, according to her colleagues at Sorrento Pizza & Restaurant. The West Springfield restaurant is seeking donations to help Oliver and her family.(FACEBOOK) WEST SPRINGFIELD -- The owners of a West...
  2. 4 Ways to Make Worker’s Comp Easier to Understand for Employees

    ... Information about Worker’s Compensation Workers might forget some of the details about what they need to do when injured while working. Employees who are given information in the aftermath of the accident might not remember everything they need to...
  3. Tourist bus hits top of Paris tunnel, 4 injured, 1 serious

    Neither police nor rescue workers could be reached immediately to confirm details of the Friday accident, reported notably by BFM-TV. The bus company, Big Bus Tours, said the bus had taken the tunnel because other routes were closed as Paris shows off its...
  4. 'Tragic Accident': PECO Worker Electrocuted While Responding to Power Outage

    A PECO worker died after he was electrocuted while responding to a power outage Wednesday in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. Walter Carter was in an elevated bucked along Berwood Lane near Boxwood Road when he was electrocuted while working on a power line around...
  5. One Dead, One Hospitalized In Hwy 1 Crash In San Mateo County, CHP Reports

    The crash, which was first reported at 4:12 p.m. Thursday, involved a dump truck and a minivan, according to preliminary CHP reports. The coroner was called to the scene at 4:38 p.m. and the Redwood City CHP office said via Twitter that a female passenger...
  6. Chilean experts confirm Mandalay’s mine fully flooded, including trapped workers shelter

    Since the accident, Mandalay’s stock has plummeted than 30%... Such work, it added, is likely to take several months. Unionized workers at Mandalay’s Cerro Blanco complex as well as locals have organized a peaceful march for Sunday afternoon in...
  7. Utility worker electrocuted while working on power line

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say a utility worker was killed while working on a power line during an outage in suburban Philadelphia. Radnor Township police say 62-year-old Walter Carter was electrocuted in an accident Wednesday morning. When police...
  8. Man who shot and killed co-worker at Alta Sierra Ski Resort sentenced to 14 years in prison

    The former supervisor of Alta Sierra Ski Resort's maintenance crew was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison for gunning down a co-worker. Bobbie Dale Rhynes... killing Woolwine but insisted it was an accident. "I intentionally shot, but I didn...
  9. Construction worker struck by car

    the driver of a white Chevrolet Malibu told police she saw a construction worker in the middle of the road and was unable to stop in time to avoid hitting him, Meadows said. The victim was wearing a safety vest at the time of the accident and police...
  10. Animal control worker charged after leaving dog in hot van

    The workers were looking for that brown mixed breed and when... and needed to make sure this animal was taken care of and unfortunately it was a tragic accident," Warren said. Browning worked with animal services since 2005. Following the dog's death...

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