• Westheimer and Post Oak intersection reopens after crane accident
    HOUSTON - A crane accident, which injured a trapped worker, closed the intersection of Westheimer Road and Post Oak Boulevard for hours on Sunday morning. According to the Houston Fire Department, they received a call around 4 a.m. about a man being...
  • Emergency workers respond to car crash, fallen trees, flooding
    Oak Ridge emergency workers responded to a car crash that injured two people, two fallen trees, and a possible apartment complex evacuation due to flooding during the severe thunderstorms on Saturday. Heavy rain from the storms led to widespread flooding...
  • Electrocution Accidents at Work: What You Need to Know
    Stay on the phone with the dispatcher and provide as much information as you can about the accident that occurred and the condition of the worker. If you were hurt or if your loved one was killed by electricity, then it is important to notify the employer...
  • Pottery worker dies in accident at job
    An autopsy has been ordered in the death of a 42-year-old Marshall Pottery supervisor who died on the job this week in what's being investigated as an industrial accident. Funeral services for Arturo Gonzalez of Marshall were Friday. Marshall Fire Chief...
  • Workers' rights issues remain a challenge
    I should also mention the efforts underway to establish a national Employment Injury Insurance scheme, which would provide workers with compensation in event of any workplace accident or illness. This initiative grew out of the efforts to compensate Rana...
  • £1.8m fine after lone worker drowns in “accident waiting to happen”
    South West Water have been fined £1.8 million following the death of lone worker, Robert Geach, who drowned in a filtration tank. It was an “accident waiting to happen” according to the judge sitting at Truro Crown Court on Friday 21st April 2017.
  • Builder in critical condition after on-site accident
    According to the police, the accident happened at around 7am, with the platform falling onto the worker from the second floor of the building. He was rushed to Limassol General Hospital and, due to the severity of his injuries, transferred to Nicosia...
  • Officials identify worker who died in Somis farm accident
    Officials identify worker who died in Somis farm accident The Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office identified on Friday a worker who was killed in a Somis farming accident a day earlier as Jose Lopez Lopez, 27, of Oxnard. Check out this story on vcstar...
  • Update: Tree Worker In Tuolumne County Killed During Accident
    Update at 10:15am: The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a tree removal accident in Twain Harte. 21-year-old Jorge Garcia Moctezuma from the state of Washington was working for the company Action Trees, based in...
  • Post Oak-Westheimer intersection closed after crane accident
    A busy Galleria-area intersection is closed Sunday morning after an early morning crane accident. According to construction workers on the scene, crews were working to remove the large circular street sign over the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and...