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  • Jeremy Gordon, Recology Worker, Dies In Industrial Accident
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A Recology worker died in an accident at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Friday morning, according to police. The San Francisco medical examiner's office has identified 42-year-old Jeremy Gordon as the worker who died in...
  • Supreme Court ruling affirms injured workers’ rights on the job
    The court’s decision could have significant implications on injured workers across Canada, setting a higher standard for the lengths employers must go to find a suitable role for injured employees after a workplace accident. Article Continued Below...
  • PennDOT worker setting out flares killed
    State police say a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed on an interstate. Police say 45-year-old Robert Gensimore was setting out flares in the southbound lanes of I-99 in Logan Township to warn drivers about a crash scene.
  • Saudi Arabia doctors reattach man’s hand after freak accident
    DUBAI: Doctors in Saudi Arabia reattached a worker’s right hand after it was severed in a freak accident while he was working, Saudi news site Sabq reported. The doctors, who initially feared amputation was the only treatment, successfully attached the...
  • PennDOT worker killed in I-99 accident
    A PennDOT employee was killed Saturday afternoon while working along I-99 in Logan Township. Robert Gensimore, 45, of Spruce Creek was working about 3:41 p.m. along the southbound travel lanes on I-99, north of Kettle Road in response to an earlier crash...
  • ‘It reminds me of David Koresh or Jim Jones’: East Bay woman who scalped sex worker at pimp’s request gets 17 years
    “To me, that is cult-like behavior.” Lewis granted an exclusive jailhouse interview with this newspaper, where he said he was a sheet metal worker before getting into a “real bad motorcycle accident” and turning to illegal work. He testified during...
  • Construction worker killed on the job in Iowa
    A construction worker in Iowa was killed on Friday during a cave-in on... First responders from ten nearby agencies responded to assist with the accident. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, has begun an investigation into the incident.
  • All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash
    As night approached, bad weather prevented helicopters searching the probable crash site but emergency workers were scouring the mountainous area by land, the television said. “It is getting colder and darker and still no sign of the plane,” said a...
  • Cochin Shipyard accident: Probe team yet to get safety inspection records
    Workers' unions at the shipyard have asked the investigators... but the investigation team hasn’t raised any issue with the quality of those. The accident on drillship Sagar Bhushan occurred while steel-cutting work was being carried out.
  • No survivors in Iran plane crash, airline says
    Rescue helicopters could not land in the crash area because of heavy fog, Reuters reported. Emergency workers were trying to reach the area by land, the semi-official Mehr news agency said. The plane disappeared from radar screens about 50 minutes after...