While the industry gets safer overall, the number of Latino construction workers dying on the job is on the rise.
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.
A mechanic was found crushed between two buses in an Oakland repair yard just after noon Friday in an apparent industrial accident.
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.
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.
An employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.
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.
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.
Ring in 2012 with 200,000 fellow bundled-up San Franciscans for a waterfront fireworks tradition…
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.