Workplace Fatality Update

There are five new workplace fatalities – only one new COVID case. The pandemic fatality occurred at El Proyecto Del Barrio, a community healthcare center in the Los Angeles Area. … Read More »

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Compressor Explosion Citations

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has cited Sierra Pacific Industries in Lincoln for six serious violations after an investigation into a September 2020 explosion that killed one employee … Read More »

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OPU Following Refinery Explosion

Cal/OSHA’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health has issued a order prohibiting use at Tesoro Refining’s Marathon Carson Refinery in the wake of an explosion that sent flames some 100 … Read More »

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Explosion Kills One, Hurts Three

Cal/OSHA is investigating a Bakersfield incident in which a heavy-equipment operator was killed and three others seriously injured when the equipment pierced a natural gas line, triggering an explosion. The … Read More »

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Explosion at Torrance Refinery

Four contractor workers were hurt, but none seriously, when a unit at the Exxon Torrance Refinery exploded on February 18. The blast, which observers described as similar to a small … Read More »

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Two Hurt in Amgen Explosion

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating a Jan. 9 explosion that injured two workers, one seriously, at a biotechnology firm in South San Francisco. One worker is reported … Read More »

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