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Cal-OSHA To Investigate San Francisco’s Hotel Renoir Fire For Next 6 Months

Cal-OSHA is investigating Monday’s fire at the former Renoir Hotel in San Francisco that injured eight construction workers from smoke inhalation.

08/06/2014

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Heat Advisory Issued As Bay Area Temperatures Soar

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued its first heat advisory of the year, because temperatures are 15 to 25 degrees above normal across the state this week.

04/30/2014

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Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

State officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.

12/11/2013

A worker monitors veal as it comes out of a grinder at a meat packing and distribution facility June 24, 2008 in San Francisco, California. Livestock owners are experiencing a sharp increase in the price of corn-based animal feed as corn and soybean prices skyrocket due to an estimated 2 million acres of crop damage from the recent Midwest flooding and the continually rising fuel costs. Due to the increase in feed costs, consumers which will get hit in the wallet as prices of meat, dairy and eggs are expected to increase sharply. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Worker Loses Arm In Meat Grinder At San Anselmo Andronico’s Market

An employee at Andronico’s Market in San Anselmo reportedly severed his right arm in a meat grinder while working at the store late Monday afternoon.

08/13/2013

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Cloverdale Sawmill Worker Killed In Machinery Accident

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified the Cloverdale sawmill worker who died Wednesday when he became entangled in machinery as 43-year-old Raul Samano Lule of Ukiah.

04/12/2013

Inspectors with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board on the scene of the August 6, 2012 fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond. (CBS)

State Investigator Criticizes Feds On Facebook Over Richmond Refinery Fire

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board said that despite some criticism, they are cooperating with state officials on investigating the fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.

08/21/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Site Of Chevron Richmond Refinery Fire Deemed Hazardous

Structural engineers on Monday deemed the site of last week’s Chevron refinery fire in Richmond hazardous for human entry after looking at the failed pipe that leaked and sent a towering plume of black smoke into the sky.

08/13/2012

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Six Flags Roller Coaster Remains Closed As Cal-OSHA Investigates

The Superman Ultimate Flight roller coaster ride at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom remains closed Tuesday while the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health investigates why it stalled 150 feet above the ground Sunday.

07/31/2012

Fire crews at the scene of a deadly explosion at a research center in Menlo Park.

Cal-OSHA To Resume Investigation Into Menlo Park Blast

Cal_OSHA investigators will be back on site at membrane Technology and Research on Tuesday as they try to figure out what caused a deadly explosion last week at the laboratory.

09/06/2011

Worker’s Death Leads San Francisco, Mexican Authorities To Improve Workplace Safety

San Francisco prosecutors and Mexican authorities announced an agreement Monday they hope will improve workplace safety for immigrants in hazardous professions.

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