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No Damages Awarded to Indiana Worker Burned Inside Heated Tank

A lawsuit filed by an eastern Indiana man seriously burned inside a heated chemical tank has ended without any damages being awarded. Zachary M. Hale sued several entities, including trucking company Miller Transporters Inc. in 2013, two years after he …

Landscaping Products Company Fined $66K for Safety Violations at Texas Worksite

L&M Bag and Supply Company Inc., doing business as L&M Supply Company Inc., has been cited by federal safety officials over repeated safety violations at a worksite in San Marcos, Texas. Proposed penalties total $66,000. The citations were issued on …

California Legislator Calls For Investigation Into Worker Safety At LAX

California state Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Torrance, on Friday called for a state investigation into possibly unsafe working conditions at Los Angeles International Airport. Lieu’s call comes following the death three weeks ago of a 51-year-old baggage employee Cesar Augusto Valenzuela …