Elevator Repair Worker Dies In Fall Down Shaft At NJ BuildingOccupational Safety and Health Administration spokeswoman Leni Fortson said it happened Tuesday at the Galaxy Towers in Guttenberg.
Inspectors: City Hospital Faces Over $200,000 In Fines Over Dangerous Dirty LaundryFederal inspectors say a New York City hospital faces $201,000 in fines for exposing employees to the risk of infection from dirty laundry.
At Least 33 Children Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide Incident At Day Care Center In Pequannock, NJThirty-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.
Report: Widespread Safety Violations Popped Up In Sandy's AftermathAs workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.
Man Crushed To Death By Trash CompactorPolice 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.
OSHA Investigating Lack Of Protective Gear For Some Sandy Clean-Up WorkersAs 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.
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.
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.
2 Men Rescued In Dramatic Crane Rescue Atop New Jersey ChurchPolice 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."
OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan ReviewThe 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.
Feds Reach Out To Retailers Ahead Of Black FridayThe way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.
Workers Suing Companies Over Middletown Plant BlastAttorneys for nine people injured or killed in a Connecticut power plant explosion say they're suing companies involved in building and overseeing the facility.
OSHA Fines Companies $16M In Conn. Plant BlastOSHA 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.