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OSHA proposes $190K fine for North Dakota grain bin death

Jan. 5, 2020 12:15 PM EST

ARVILLA, N.D. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Columbia Grain International for exposing workers to grain-handling hazards after a worker was buried by corn and died in a North Dakota grain bin last summer. The agency is proposing $190,000 in penalties against the...

FILE- In this June 9, 2019, file photo, officials respond to the scene after a crane collapsed into Elan City Lights apartments amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration in December 2019 imposed a nearly $26,000 fine against Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. for failing to inspect properly the collapsed crane. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)

Agency fines company $26K for fatal Dallas crane collapse

Dec. 18, 2019 4:28 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A federal agency imposed a nearly $26,000 fine against the owner of a crane that crashed through an apartment building near downtown Dallas, killing one resident and displacing hundreds. The citation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn't explain the cause of the...

Agency fines company $26K for fatal Dallas crane collapse

Dec. 18, 2019 3:20 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A federal agency imposed a $26,000 fine against the owner of a crane that slashed through an apartment building near downtown Dallas, killing one resident and displacing hundreds. The citation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn't explain the cause of the...

Agency fines company $26K for fatal Dallas crane collapse

Dec. 18, 2019 2:44 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A federal agency has imposed a $26,000 fine against the owner of a crane that slashed through an apartment building near downtown Dallas, killing one resident and displacing hundreds. The citation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn't explain the cause of the...

FILE - In a Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 file photo, workers are raised in a crane bucket to prepare two unstable cranes for implosion at the collapse site of the Hard Rock Hotel, which underwent a partial, major collapse while under construction last Sat., Oct., 12, in New Orleans. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating allegations that the immigration arrest of a construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans was retaliation for his reports about problems at the site, one of his attorneys said Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Lawyer: OSHA looking into arrest of worker in hotel collapse

Nov. 25, 2019 4:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating allegations that the immigration arrest of a construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans was retaliation for his reports about problems at the site, one of his...

The Latest: Hotel collapse: ICE says no deportation Monday

Nov. 25, 2019 1:07 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on worker hurt in New Orleans hotel collapse (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A federal immigration spokesman says a construction worker hurt in the partial collapse of a New Orleans hotel won’t be deported Monday. An attorney for Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma of Honduras...