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Parents, children and emergency responders outside a day care center after a carbon monoxide incident in Pequannock, NJ on May 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

At Least 33 Children Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Incident At Day Care Center In Pequannock, NJ

Thirty-six people — including at least 33 children — were taken to hospitals Monday after a carbon monoxide incident at a day care center in Pequannock, N.J., officials said.

05/05/2014

A man works to repair the roof of a church in New Dorp, Staten Island that was damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 4, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Widespread Safety Violations Popped Up In Sandy’s Aftermath

As workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.

04/28/2013

DUMBO recycling plant where a worker was crushed to death by a trash compactor (credit: Google Maps)

Man Crushed To Death By Trash Compactor

Police say 18-year-old Luis Camarillo, of the Bronx, was working in the back of the truck when the truck’s compactor came down and struck him in the torso. He was pronounced dead at Long Island College Hospital.

03/17/2013

Worker cleaning up at Lillian Wald Houses in the Lower East Side Dec. 3, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

OSHA Investigating Lack Of Protective Gear For Some Sandy Clean-Up Workers

As the clean-up effort continues in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, some concerns have surfaced over a lack of proper tools and protective gear for workers.

12/03/2012

Police Searching For The Cause Of The Deadly Crash On Route 17 In New Jersey (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For The Cause Of The Deadly Crash On Route 17 In New Jersey

The charred and twisted metal of a tractor-trailer that slammed into an office building on Route 17 was removed on Saturday night. The crash caused a huge explosion of fire.

07/29/2012

Boats are seen from Chopper 880 searching for a worker who had fallen from the Throgs Neck Bridge - Mar 30, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

MTA: Search For Construction Worker At Throgs Neck Bridge Now Recovery Mission

The subcontractor was working underneath the bridge around 8 a.m. when he slipped and fell from a work platform to the water below, officials said.

03/30/2012

(credit: CBS 2 via Chopper-2HD)

2 Men Rescued In Dramatic Crane Rescue Atop New Jersey Church

Police were able to use another larger crane to pull the men back to safety in what was described as an “incredibly daring and dangerous rescue.”

11/03/2011

People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan Review

The federal agency that governs workplace safety has sent a letter to 63 New York City theaters saying future inspections of the venues will include reviews of their emergency action plans.

05/10/2011

Wal-Mart (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Reach Out To Retailers Ahead Of Black Friday

The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.

11/05/2010

(Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Workers Suing Companies Over Middletown Plant Blast

Attorneys for nine people injured or killed in a Connecticut power plant explosion say they’re suing companies involved in building and overseeing the facility.

09/09/2010

(Photo by Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

OSHA Fines Companies $16M In Conn. Plant Blast

OSHA imposed $16.6 million in fines stemming from 371 alleged safety and workplace violations at a Conn. power plant that exploded and killed six workers.

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