Palm Beach Zoo addresses deadly tiger attack

A spokesperson for the Palm Beach Zoo talked about the zoo’s Q&A website that answers questions about a handler’s death and shared a message from her family. WPBF (West Palm Beach, Fla.)

Fed-OSHA cites Chicago-area contractor over jobsite safety issues

Apex Exteriors Inc. of South Elgin, Illinois could face federal fines after Fed-OSHA inspectors reported they saw four Apex workers without required fall protection installing shingles at a home construction project in Clarendon Hills on January 4. The incident marked the seventh time since 2010 that Fed-OSHA has cited Apex Exteriors for fall violations at […]

Fed-OSHA cites 4 companies in investigation of fatal downstate Illinois explosion

Fed-OSHA has cited four companies as part of an investigation into an explosion last October at the Springfield Metro Sanitary District’s Sugar Creek, Illinois plant that killed a Riverton man who was was leak-testing joints inside a 54-inch round pipe when an inflatable “bladder” ruptured. The 42-year-old man died six days later from injuries he […]

Injured employee wasn’t expected to be in UNC electrical vault

A January fire in the electrical vault of a hall at the University of North Carolina caused power outages in buildings across central campus. According to a case audit by OSHNC, the outage began when a UNC Energy Services employee got too close to two transformers in the vault, and none of his coworkers knew […]

Jacksonville port worker critically injured in accident

A woman working at the Jacksonville, Florida Port Authority’s Blount Island Marine Terminal was critically injured Tuesday morning in an industrial accident, when a pallet of paper collapsed and pinned her to the ground. WJXT (Jacksonville, Fla.)

Fed-OSHA probes Massachusetts plant malfunction; 3 workers injured

Fed-OSHA has opened an inspection at a hydroelectric plant in Ware, Massachusetts where three workers were burned Sunday. One of those employees, a man is his early 30s, was severely burned on his face and arms and was flown to a Boston hospital for treatment in a burn unit. Another was taken to UMass Memorial […]