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CAL/OSHA issue fines in industrial cannabis production related explosion

  Business Insider   CAL/OSHA has issued a fine in excess of $50,000 to a cannabis firm in California after an accident resulted in one employee being injured. On June 19, an employee of Santa Cruz, California-based Future2 Labs Health Services Inc. was working alone inside a 128-square-foot portable storage container in Watsonville, using propane to extract oil from cannabis ...

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LAPD, LAFD Responding to Report of Box Truck Explosion

ABC7   No injuries reported after a box truck explosion that the area of Boyle Heights Street shut down friday night. The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. in the 2700 block of Olympic Boulevard, near Soto Street. According to Los Angeles Fire Department officials, the truck was parked near a gas station when the explosion occurred. Contrary to initial ...

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22 hospitalized in ammonia leak at Gadsden Chicken Processing Facility, MCI Event

AL.com Officials say 22 people were hospitalized due to an ammonia leak at Koch Foods in Gadsden Friday night.   At 4:23 p.m., the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency was notified of an anhydrous ammonia leak at Koch Foods on Paden Road in Gadsden, EMA officials said. Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency officials said 22 people have been taken to area ...

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“Catastrophic” Chemical Leak Shuts Down Delaware Memorial Bridge

Traffic Delay NBC The leak of a highly-flammable chemical from a plant next to the Delaware Memorial Bridge forced a shutdown of the dual-span suspension bridge on Sunday creating a traffic nightmare during the travel rush home from the Thanksgiving holiday.   The complete shutdown happened around 5 p.m. Sunday after ethylene oxide began leaking from the Croda Atlas Point ...

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Liquid CO2 Kills Driver in Minnesota Delivery Accident

CDL LIFE   A Minnesota truck driver was found dead in the back of his truck Wednesday morning after a delivery attempt at a local McDonald’s.  The driver quickly became overcome by carbon dioxide when the chemical began leaking from the rear end of his truck.   A Minnesota truck driver was found dead in the back of his truck ...

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Fatal Industrial Accident Involving Cryogenics Claims Life Of 3 Workers

CBC Experts in the cryogenic industry say they are waiting for answers from an Occupational Health and Safety investigation into the deaths of three men last week in an industrial accident.   The workers — aged 31, 34 and 52 — were killed Nov. 15 at Millennium Cryogenic Technologies, an oilfield supply company in the Leduc Business Park. Leduc Mayor Bob Young said ...

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