• Chinese state mine accident that killed 10 workers was caused by ‘illegal’ output, safety agency says
    China’s State Administration of Work Safety said on Tuesday that “illegal” ramped-up output and poor maintenance at a state-owned coal mine in Shanxi province led to an accident that killed 10 workers last week. The Danshuigou coal mine, near...
  • Helicopter crash piles pressure on Italy avalanche region
    The unrelated crash of the helicopter on the other side of the Gran Sasso range about 100 km (60 miles) away in the Abruzzo region put the emergency services under further strain. Rescue workers had to climb up part of a mountain to reach the wrecked...
  • DPW worker killed in fatal accident in Laurel
    A Department of Public Works employee is dead after a fatal crash Monday morning. Police were called to Old Sandy Spring Road and Castle Court for a report of an accident. When units arrived to the scene they determined the accident was fatal. According to...
  • NYC sanitation worker busted for drunken driving after Staten Island crash
    A city sanitation worker was busted for drunken driving and refusing to take a breath test after getting into an accident in Staten Island, police said Sunday. Cops arrested Robert Ackrish, 38, after they were called to a fender bender on New Dorp Lane...
  • Two workers severely burned in Xcel Energy building accident
    Two construction workers are in critical condition after they were severely burned because of an electrical fire Saturday afternoon at Xcel Energy’s future downtown headquarters. The two male workers were drilling into an electrical box on the second...
  • Jaguar Land Rover to pay injured worker £900,000 (INR 7.67 crore)
    Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 (INR 7,67,41,277) by the Birmingham Crown Court after a worker at the company’s Solihull plant in the UK lost his leg in an accident. It was in February 2015, that Mark Widnall, 59, from...
  • Crash injures highway sign worker at airport overpass
    A highway worker was seriously injured and access to Southwest Florida International Airport from Interstate 75 was shut down for several hours on Saturday after a crash on the Terminal Access Road. A report from the Florida Highway Patrol said that a 2008...
  • Appellate court rules against injured worker
    The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal was rooted in part of state law that allows workers to request a one-time change in physicians while being treated for workplace accidents. Worker Brenton Davis requested such a change...
  • Texas Construction Site Fire Leaves 1 Worker Dead, 1 Injured
    A statement Monday from the contractor, Opus Design Build, says the company is also investigating the accident that involved workers employed by a subcontractor. A spokesman for Xcel Energy says the complex will house the utility’s new regional headquarters.
  • City of Laurel worker struck and killed while on job
    Police officials said the accident happened around 8 a.m. at Old Sandy Spring Rd at Casulas Way. “The worker was Marcus Colbert. He has been an employee for the city for 13 years,” said Audrey Barnes, spokesperson for the city of Laurel. According to...