IOSH proposes fines over attacks at juvenile facility

Iowa OSHA has proposed fining the state’s Human Services Department more than $23,000 for failing to protect employees at a school for delinquent juveniles from attacks by residents, who reportedly assaulted staffers during at least three incidents this year. In one, the worker had numerous teeth smashed out and suffered broken bones in his face. […]

Ohio amusement park fined $142K fine after employee’s fall

Fed-OSHA has fined the owner and operator of Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio more than $142,000 after an employee was seriously injured in a fall in April. Fed-OSHA inspectors determined the employee fell through a skylight while working as part of a three-person crew to remove insulating blankets and covers from a roof […]

Ironworker dies in accident at Illinois school

A 32-year-old ironworker, who reportedly had been using a welder operated by a gas generator, was fatally electrocuted Thursday on a construction site at Centralia, Illinois junior high school. Fed-OSHA is investigating. Belleville News-Democrat