Shooting range, customers react to elevated levels of lead found at Texas facility

Bell County, Texas health officials last week alerted the public that elevated levels of lead have been found at a Killeen gun range. The health notice does not call the problem a public health issue: the lead stayed contained within the building, and the health district considers surrounding areas safe. KXXV (Waco)

Authorities identify road construction worker killed in Montana accident

Fed-OSHA and Montana transportation officials are conducting their own probes into the fatal incident involving a flatbed semi on a Billings-area interstate last Wednesday evening. A 52-year-old road construction worker was killed when a pickup truck driven by a 28-year-old man left the traffic lanes, crossed into the construction zone and slammed into a road […]

IOSHA fines company after employee electrocuted

Indiana OSHA has fined a South Bend company $7,000 in connection with the death of an employee in July 2018 who was electrocuted by a live wire while working as a contractor for a utility in Elkhart. ABC57 (South Bend, Ind.)

Report: Carbon dioxide killed man inside walk-in cooler in June incident

A 48-year-old Minnesotan who collapsed and died inside a cooler at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park in June while installing his beer tap invention was overcome by carbon dioxide, according to the autopsy. Fire officials found the carbon dioxide level inside the space doubled within a few minutes of turning on the valve system. Fed-OSHA is investigating. […]

Man dies after accident at Kentucky shipping facility

A 43-year-old man died last Tuesday after an accident at a UPS facility in Lexington, Kentucky. The exact cause of his injuries and the circumstances surrounding the accident were not immediately released publicly or to the family. Lexington Herald-Leader