Contractor Fined $50K In Minnehaha Academy Gas ExplosionThe contractor involved in the Minnehaha Academy explosion is contesting fines for OSHA violations.
Winona Company Cited In Dock Worker's DeathA federal workplace safety agency is citing a Winona company in the death of a dock worker last summer.
MN Contests Safety Violations At St. Peter Security HospitalThe Minnesota Department of Human Services is contesting citations it received earlier this month for workplace safety violations at the state's largest hospital for people considered mentally ill and dangerous.
OSHA Report Offers Insight Into Death Of Vikings Stadium Worker A report filed by OSHA sheds new light on the death of a worker at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the two workers were installing a solid roof when they fell and slid down the roof.
Dayton Calls Psychiatric Hospital Where Series Of Assaults Reported 'Obsolete'State officials are investigating the latest in a series of assaults at Minnesota's largest psychiatric hospital in St. Peter. Gov. Mark Dayton said the Minnesota Security Hospital needs an urgent fix. Dozens of staff workers have been injured at the facility this year.
Construction Worker Falls To Death In JordanA 69-year-old construction worker fell 30 feet to his death from the roof of a Jordan, Minnesota, work site.
OSHA Fines Wisconsin Bar $7K For Death In DumbwaiterThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a Wisconsin bar $7,000 for the death of an employee who died when her head got caught in a dumbwaiter. OSHA says WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City failed to furnish a workplace free from recognized hazards that were likely to cause death to serious harm to employees.
Agencies Investigate Student's Dumbwaiter DeathFederal and state regulators have launched separate investigations into the death of a Winona State University gymnast who died while working at a restaurant in western Wisconsin. The body of 21-year-old Brooke Baures was found in a food elevator at WingDam Saloon and Grill in Fountain City Monday night.
OSHA Inspects Willmar Turkey PlantAn Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspector is trying to determine whether any federal safety violations occurred at the Jennie-O turkey processing plant in Willmar where more than a dozen employees were sickened.
Feds Seek $211K In Fines From Minn. CompanyA Minnesota-based agriculture company was fined $211,000 by federal safety regulators who said Wednesday it had repeatedly failed to ensure workers weren't exposed to grain dust hazards in Montana.
Authorities ID Man Who Fell To Death In Grain ElevatorAuthorities have identified a man who died over the weekend after falling 60 feet in a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.
OSHA: New Rules Should Keep MN Window Washers SaferNew safety regulations will hopefully keep window washers who work on tall buildings in Minnesota safer.
OSHA Cites Jennie-O Turkey StoreThe federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has accused Jennie-O Turkey Store of 11 safety violations at its Barron plant in connection with an accident last July.
OSHA Cites Cargill Meat SolutionsThe federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cargill Meat Solutions Corp. for 23 violations at its Milwaukee ground been production plant.
Minn. State Worker Pleads Guilty To Forging ChecksProsecutors say 47-year-old Terri Lynn Brennan of St. Paul made copies of real checks that businesses sent in for fines, then used the information on them to create fake checks on her home computer.