Wisconsin teen fighting for life after being caught in machine

A Reeseville, Wisconsin teen is in critical condition after being crushed in a machinery accident at a Columbus plant. Police now say it was a 17-year old victim who was crushed in a laser-cutting machine late Monday night at G.D. Roberts. WKOW (Madison, Wisc.) [with video]

Banjo Billy’s Bus Tours’ former owner ordered to pay for employee retaliation

The former owner of Banjo Billy’s Bus Tours has been ordered to pay a previous employee $11,000 for retaliating after an employee refused to drive an unsafe tour bus, officials said Tuesday. Fed-OSHA found reasonable cause to believe John Georgis, previous owner of the Boulder-based business that gives guided bus tours around Boulder and Denver, […]

Fed-OSHA investigating fatal fall from Abilene parking garage

Fed-OSHA is looking into the details of an accident at a downtown Abilene, Texas parking garage that left one man dead Monday. The 46-year-old man was a safety officer for a roofing contractor and died at a hospital after falling from the garage. KTXS/KTXE (Abilene, Texas)

Fed-OSHA teleconference addresses working in the heat

Waste collectors at Phoenix-based Republic Services, which sends about 15,000 trucks onto busy roads and residential streets for garbage pickup and recycling, work outside in all seasons. One of the more dangerous times of year is summer, when the sun beats down and temperatures increase. To inform workers about the importance of staying safe in […]