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Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Wildfire northeast of Tucson now 6,000 acres

Oak Fire being managed to benefit the environment

June 25, 2014 5:53 pmLoading…

Tucson framing contractor fined $113,500

The Industrial Commission of Arizona issued a $113,500 fine to a Tucson framing contractor for willfully violating safety rules.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

On the heels of revisions to Arizona’s occupational fall-protection standards, a national workplace safety report is calling for higher penalties for irresponsible employers and greater support for workers.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

OSHA tells Arizona to tighten rules on construction-site falls

PHOENIX — Federal officials say they could wind up assuming control of workplace safety in Arizona’s residential construction industry because a 2012 state law doesn’t do enough to protect workers.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Cosmetology board faulted for lax inspections

PHOENIX — The state board charged with regulating beauty salons and those who practice there has “inconsistent” inspection procedures that “put public health at risk,” according to a new report.

September 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Wildfire burning west of Nogales

 

June 12, 2013 11:45 amLoading…

Tucson's largest dry cleaner to stop using controversial solvent

Southern Arizona’s largest dry-cleaning company is investing about half a million dollars to make the switch to a safer solvent.

October 13, 2012 2:01 pmLoading…

Arizona wildfire to keep growing amid strong winds

CROWN KING — Strong wind gusts will likely keep spreading a wildfire that has grown to nearly 10 square miles and prompted the evacuation of a historic Arizona mining town.

May 17, 2012 8:42 amLoading…

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