The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified the worker who was killed by falling sheets of glass Friday morning as 21-year-old Hugo Tapia of Windsor.
An Antioch man died after he was crushed by an industrial mixer at a manufacturing plant in Bay Point on Monday, authorities said Tuesday.
Three rides at Disneyland, including the famous Space Mountain roller coaster, were temporarily closed as the company reviews its safety protocols after being cited by state regulators.
Operations are set to resume at a unit of Chevron’s Richmond refinery involved in a major fire last August after state regulators on Friday lifted the order that shut it down.
Two East Bay lawmakers have introduced bills in Sacramento meant to address issues that they say came up following last year’s Chevron Refinery fire.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health had fined Chevron nearly $1 million for worker safety violations related to a massive Aug. 6 fire at the company’s Richmond refinery.
A forklift operator killed in an accident at a plastic recycling company in Oakland has been identified as Eduardo Martinez Barajas, 34, according to the Alameda County coroner’s bureau.
A worker who was killed in an industrial accident at an East Oakland plastics company Thursday was a forklift operator who was trying to service a forklift, a Cal/OSHA spokesman said.
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.
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.