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37 min ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

The man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus.

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Related Topix: Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Metal, Coroner, Explosion

2 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Port facing space problems

Company officials with Great River Industries, formerly Enersteel, and Natchez Railway met with members of the board of supervisors and the port commission recently to discuss several issues.

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6 hrs ago | News Times

Riverview Road bridge set to resume

Work is commencing on replacement of Riverview Road bridge in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford after a brief delay.

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Related Topix: Gaylordsville, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

OregonLive.com

Gresham plumbing company doesn't plan to fight state fines from Cedar Hills trench collapse

A Gresham plumbing company says it won't appeal a $5,600 penalty levied by the state in connection with a trench collapse that injured one of their workers in March .

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Related Topix: Cedar Hills, OR, Environmental Law, Law

Control Design

Littelfuse Survey Reveals Arc-Flash Mitigation Is a Priority for Electrical Safety

A recent survey conducted by Littelfuse, Inc. reveals that arc-flash safety is a priority among plant professionals.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Littelfuse

The Detroit News

Ocean Spray worker dies in fall through skylight

Henderson, Nev. -- Authorities say a Nevada man is dead after falling through a skylight at the Ocean Spray fruit juice distribution center where he worked.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Freedom Industries Pays $11,000 Fine In Chemical Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply has paid an $11,000 fine for a pair of violations.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Spill, Kanawha County, WV

Electrical Construction and Maintenance

Code-Compliant Equipment Labeling

These labels were provided by the equipment manufacturer and field marked by the installer.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Boston.com

Pressure mounting on Market Basket

With a multibillion-dollar supermarket empire hanging in the balance, the Market Basket board of directors met Monday to again consider a buyout offer from Arthur T. Demoulas but agreed only to continue negotiating, according to a person briefed on the discussions.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Journal

Power line mishap near Fairfax claims life

The Renville County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 8:43 a.m. Monday about an accident at a power line work site northeast of Fairfax.

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Related Topix: Renville County, MN, Fairfax, MN

LA Daily News

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once again

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn't quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, El Cerrito, CA, University of Chicago

NewsOn6 Tulsa

OSHA Investigates Mowing Accident That Electrocuted Nowata Man

A 66-year-old Nowata man was electrocuted after a mowing accident in Bartlesville.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Nowata, OK, Bartlesville, OK

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Mobile man killed in Omega Protein explosion; 3 injured

Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, of Mobile, Alabama was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point.

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Related Topix: Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Explosion, Mobile, AL

Occupational Safety and Health Admini...

OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee Sept.

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PaintSquare

Repeat Violation Seen in Worker Death

A Montana roofing contractor faces $14,000 in federal fines for repeatedly failing to provide fall protection for a worker - this time, with fatal consequences.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Florence, MT, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

PaintSquare

Worker Dies in MO Bridge Fall

David Craven, 53, an employee of Mar-Jim Contracting , based in Grandview, MO, was working on wiring at the span Tuesday when he was either suffered a shock or fell from the bridge, according to KSHB.com .

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Related Topix: Grandview, MO, Environmental Law, Law

The Orlando Sentinel

A year later, Blue Rhino still owes explanation for propane-depot explosion

Firefighters continue to work a fire at a Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares, Fl.

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Related Topix: Retail, Energy, Blue Rhino, Oil & Gas, Train Disaster, Explosion, Tavares, FL

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Portsmouth police log: July 24

9:13 a.m. - Off-duty emergency room nurse reported a male in a parking lot on Islington Street approaching people possibly asking them for money.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH

Athens Banner-Herald

Carrier Transicold named inaugural Athens-Clarke Manufacturer of the Year

A fter celebrating its 25th anniversary in Athens and undergoing a significant facility modification last year, Carrier Transicold has kept its cool mojo rolling in 2014.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Inventions, Science / Technology, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

State of Oregon reviews highway worker safety

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the state Transportation Department after two separate incidents this week in which workers were killed on highway projects.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

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