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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

Front end loader moving what's left of the leveled home. (credit: Bernice Corpuz, WBZ News Radio)

Menino Voices Concerns Over House Explosion

Relief that no one was hurt by the natural gas explosion that leveled a home and did an estimated million dollars in damage to surrounding homes and buildings has given way to anxiety and frustration about how it happened and how to prevent it from happening again.

11/04/2010

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