Workplace Health News
Coroner: 'The Walking Dead' stuntman dies after on-set fall
A stuntman for "The Walking Dead" has died from injuries suffered in a fall on the Georgia set of the hit television show, the first on-set death in the U.S. in nearly three years
The Latest: Labor officials investigating fatal fall on set
Federal labor officials have opened an investigation into the on-set fall that led to the death of a stuntman on the hit television show "The Walking Dead"
3 dead after boiler explosion in St. Louis
Three people died and several others suffered serious injuries after a boiler exploded at a building in St. Louis, sending a piece of equipment flying into the air and through the roof of another building, fire officials said. The boiler explosion at the Loy-Lange Box Co. left one person dead in
1 child dead after 7 found unconscious from carbon-monoxide at Michigan hotel pool
One child is dead and six other children are hospitalized for apparent carbon-monoxide poisoning after they were found unconscious inside and around the indoor-pool area of a Michigan hotel on Saturday. The carbon-monoxide leak was caused by a broken pool heater, according to the Niles Police
15 Percent of Corpus Christi Cleared to Use Tap Water After Chemical Spill
The mayor of Corpus Christi, Texas, said today that 15 percent of the city now has access to potable tap water, nearly two days after a chemical spill left residents unable to drink or bathe in the tap water. "We've still got a big issue out there," Mayor Dan McQueen told reporters today, adding
Corpus Christi Turns to Emergency Bottles After Chemical Taints Water Supply
The Gulf Coast city of Corpus Christi, Texas, announced early Thursday it will begin distributing emergency supplies of bottled water a day after warning its more than 300,000 residents that a hazardous chemical has made the tap water unsafe for drinking, bathing, brushing teeth, washing dishes or
Customers Rescue Employees Burned by Frying Grease After Restaurant Floor Collapse
After the kitchen floor suddenly collapsed in a Church's Chicken restaurant in Livingston, Texas -- causing deep fryers to topple over and splash hot cooking oil on employees -- two customers came to the rescue, according to the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD). "When the floor
Sitting: A Workplace Health Crisis
Alexa Pozniak and Ginger Boermeester from Life-Cycle Wellness explain how to combat the negative effects of sitting for long periods of time.
New Calls to Regulate the Weight of Runway Models
Public health experts are calling for U.S. officials to follow France in establishing guidelines for models' weight.
Salon Where Worker Died in Cryotherapy Machine Shut Down
The Las Vegas salon where a 24-year-old woman died in a cryotherapy machine has been closed as her relatives are asking questions about the way in which she died. Chelsea Ake-Salvacion was found dead in the machine, police said, and authorities said they believe that there was no foul play involved