Workplace deaths in Michigan decline 28 percent in 2015

Michigan saw a 28 percent decline in workplace fatalities in 2015, several of whom died on job sites in metro Grand Rapids. The 29 worker deaths last year range from a herdsman gored by a bull in Sparta to a teenage boy killed by toxic fumes at a Wexford County hog farm. WZZM (Grand Rapids, […]

Worker injured in Florida parking garage industrial fire

A worker at a parking garage alongside the soon-to-open Hilton West Palm Beach Convention Center hotel was flown to a Miami hospital Saturday after being severely burned in a fire at the site, police said. The unidentified woman was operating a steamroller at the construction site in downtown West Palm Beach when it burst into […]

Georgia worker killed when forklift overturns

One person has died as a result of an overturned forklift in Stephens County, Georgia. Fed-OSHA is investigating. The forklift reportedly was on the edge of a 5-foot wall before it fell off the ledge and rolled on top of its driver. WGCL (Atlanta)