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Delaware Insurance Commissioner Shares Reopening Reminders

The Delaware Department of Insurance is sharing reminders with business owners regarding important measures to take as phased reopenings begin and providing resources to enhance worker and customer safety. Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro has recommended that businesses revisit their insurance …

New York AG Raises Concerns About Amazon’s Pandemic Safety Practices

Amazon.com Inc may have violated safety measures and labor practices amid the coronavirus pandemic as it fired a warehouse protest leader last month, New York Attorney General Letitia James’s office wrote in a letter to the company last week. “Amazon’s …

Massachusetts Officials Order Additional Safety Measures After Gas Leak

Massachusetts officials say the utility company blamed for last year’s destructive gas explosions faces millions of dollars in fines if it fails to complete additional safety measures following a major gas leak that prompted evacuations last week. The state Department …

Tennessee Park Where Toddler Drowned Adds Safety Features, Will Reopen

Tennessee officials have implemented more safety measures and will reopen a state park where flash flooding swept away and killed a Kentucky toddler, officials said Tuesday. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation said in a statement that Cummins Falls …

Massachusetts Auto Auction Site Where Five Died Fined $267K

A federal workers’ safety agency is recommending $267,081 in penalties for a Massachusetts auto auction house where five people died when a vehicle suddenly accelerated into a crowd. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, announced it was citing …

Senator Schumer Wants NTSB to Look into Small Plane Crashes in New York

Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the National Transportation Safety Board to conduct an in-depth investigation of small plane crashes, following two incidents last month and at least 18 crashes in New York last year. Schumer on Sunday released a letter he …

Security Tightened at Massachusetts Airport after Florida Attack

Authorities say they’ve got “enhanced” security measures in place at Boston’s Logan International Airport in the wake of the deadly airport shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Massachusetts State Police and Massport, the state agency that oversees Logan, issued a joint …