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Worker at Boston-Area Casino Construction Site Dies

A worker helping build the Boston area’s new casino has died. A spokesman for Wynn Boston Harbor said in a statement that the 56-year-old male worker died operating an excavator on site. The Middlesex District Attorney’s office says the man …

Massachusetts Worker Injured on the Job Wins $750K Jury Award

A Massachusetts jury has recently awarded $750,000 to a man who suffered severe leg injuries while working for a landscaping business that did not carry workers’ compensation insurance. A lawyer for 52-year-old Jose Hernandez tells The Berkshire Eagle that her …

Massachusetts Public Works Employee Dies After Lawn Tractor Overturns

Officials say a Massachusetts Department of Public Works employee has died after a lawn tractor he was driving overturned and landed on top of him. Police say the Plainville DPW employee was cutting grass Thursday near a town pumping station. …

Company Cited After Worker’s Arm Inflated in Massachusetts

A Massachusetts company where a worker’s arm was inflated in an industrial accident has been cited by federal workplace safety regulators. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday says it’s recommending penalties of nearly $300,000 against Shield Packaging in …

OSHA Fines Alabama Meat Processing Plant $76K After Worker Loses Fingertip

A meat processing plant in Bakerhill, Ala., has been fined more than $70,000 following an investigation after a worker lost his fingertip. Al.com reports the Keystone Food plant is facing about $76,700 in proposed penalties following an investigation by the …