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Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

Circus Company Contests Citation From Hair-Hanging Accident

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus have contested a citation after a May accident that severely injured multiple performers.

12/18/2014

The workers were burned in this trench at High Street and Park Street. (WBZ-TV)

Worker Burned In Newburyport Construction Accident

One worker received moderate to severe facial burns when a trench he was working in became engulfed in flames, fire officials said Tuesday.

11/04/2014

Several performers were hurt in the circus accident May 4, 2014. (Photo credit: Alexander Wood)

Feds Propose $7K Fine In Hair-Hanging Circus Stunt Accident

Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $7,000.

11/04/2014

The Beacon Street Fire, March 26, 2014. (Photo from Boston Fire/Twitter)

Malden Welding Company Cited, Fined For Fatal Back Bay Fire

D&J Ironworks faces $58,000 in fines as OSHA blames a fatal nine-alarm Back Bay fire on the company’s welding workers.

09/19/2014

A crane tipped over while working at a Concord home on Friday, Aug. 22. (Photo courtesy: Concord Police)

Large Crane Tips Over Near Concord Home

A contractor was trimming trees in the yard when the crane tipped over on Friday morning.

08/22/2014

(WBZ-TV)

I-Team: State Hiring Contractors With Extensive Safety Violations

It is not uncommon for construction companies to be hit with a safety violation or two. But the I-Team has learned that the state of Massachusetts is hiring contractors that have been cited for repeatedly putting trench workers in unsafe situations.

05/23/2014

Members of the Medical Examiners Office remove the body of a construction worker killed in an accident at the Pine Hills Development in Plymouth. (Photo credit: David G. Curran/ SatelliteNewsService.com)

Worker Dies In Construction Accident In Plymouth

A 27-year-old worker has been killed at a construction site in Plymouth.

07/23/2013

Michele Dufault (Photo courtesy: Facebook)

OSHA Finds Safety Gaps In Death Of Yale Student From Mass.

A piece of lab machinery that killed a student from Mass. when it ensnared her hair was missing required safeguards.

08/16/2011

(CBS)

Concerns Raised About The Safety Of Brazilian Blowout

Brazilian Blowout is a product found only in salons that helps make even the frizziest hair smooth and shiny and it lasts for months. But there are mounting concerns about the products safety.

11/23/2010

A man was killed in Salem when a bag of gravel fell on his head. (credit: CBS)

Falling Bag Of Gravel Kills Man In Salem

Juan Alvalardo, 39, of Lynn was killed in Salem Saturday when a bag filled with gravel fell about 50 feet and hit him on the head.

11/13/2010

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