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Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Latino Construction Workers Are Dying On The Job

While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.

01/09/2015

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Family Of Window Washer Who Survived 11-Story Fall Receives Over $73K In Donations

The family of a window washer who survived a fall from the top of an 11-story building in San Francisco’s Financial District last month has raised more than $73,000 to help offset their expenses following the accident.

12/29/2014

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Man Crushed Between Two Buses In Oakland Industrial Accident

A mechanic was found crushed between two buses in an Oakland repair yard just after noon Friday in an apparent industrial accident.

08/08/2014

A hazardous material spill hospitalized a worker at a Newark lumber facility.  (CBS)

Newark Hazmat Spill Hospitalizes Lumber Facility Worker

Employees have been allowed to return Friday afternoon to a Newark lumber company that was evacuated after a spill of an unknown substance sent one person to the hospital earlier Friday, Alameda County fire officials said.

04/12/2013

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San Francisco VA Lab Faces Sanctions For Researcher’s Death

The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.

02/20/2013

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Bulldozer Kills San Leandro Recycling Plant Worker

An employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.

06/20/2012

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Worker Buried Alive At Milpitas Construction Site

California workplace safety regulators are investigating a fatal construction accident in which a 37-year-old carpenter was buried and crushed when a hillside collapsed.

01/31/2012

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Berkeley Steel Workers File Lawsuit Over Lunch Breaks

The lawsuit claims that the company is not giving employees a lunch break within the first five hours of their shift, which is required by California law.

12/24/2011

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Best Places To Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks In San Francisco

Ring in 2012 with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for a waterfront fireworks tradition…

12/22/2011

(L-R) Lt. Vincent Perez, Anthony Valerio (SFFD)

SFFD Cited For Errors In Blaze That Killed 2 Firefighters

The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued several severe citations and fines of up to $21,000 to the San Francisco Fire Department last week for violations related to a fire response in June that killed two veteran members of the force.

12/02/2011

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