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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…

Arizona bill meets some, but not all, OSHA requirements

PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted Thursday to buckle under to federal rules to protect workers from falls — but only if they’re forced to do so.

April 10, 2014 2:53 pmLoading…

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…
1965 Ford Mustang GT 350

1965 Ford Mustang GT 350

The Mustang GT 350, is shown March 1965 as the car to beat in sports car club of American Class B production racing. The sleek fastback built by Carroll Shelby attracts high interest among sports car enthusiasts. (AP Photo)

December 04, 2013 10:50 pm
Watchf Associated Press Domestic News   United States APHS AUTOMOBILES FORD

Watchf Associated Press Domestic News United States APHS AUTOMOBILES FORD

The Mustang GT 350, is shown March 1965 as the car to beat in sports car club of American Class B production racing. The sleek fastback built by Carroll Shelby attracts high interest among sports car enthusiasts. (AP Photo)

December 04, 2013 10:50 pm
Watchf Associated Press Domestic News   United States APHS AUTOMOBILES FORD

Watchf Associated Press Domestic News United States APHS AUTOMOBILES FORD

The Mustang GT 350, is shown March 1965 as the car to beat in sports car club of American Class B production racing. The sleek fastback built by Carroll Shelby attracts high interest among sports car enthusiasts. (AP Photo)

December 04, 2013 10:51 pm
Fine sought in Arizona firefighters' deaths

Fine sought in Arizona firefighters' deaths

PHOENIX — Arizona's workplace safety agency on Wednesday recommended that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 firefighters. The citations proposed by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health say forestry officials managing the Yarnell Hil…

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Photos: Moms football clinic

Photos: Moms football clinic

Mothers of youth football players participated in clinic from health experts and on-field training from Ohio State coaches and former players.

August 01, 2013 4:03 pm Photos

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A look at Ford automobiles in history

A look at Ford automobiles in history

This is a picture of a 1973 Ford Pinto sedan after it was crashed into at 50.26 mph by a 1972 Chevrolet van, shown Feb. 27, 1980 as part of the evidence in the Ford Pinto trial in Winamac, Indiana. (AP Photo)

July 29, 2013 1:49 pm
A look back at World War I

A look back at World War I

U.S. Artilleryman Fuist Dern in doorway of his bombproof shelter, utilizes a few peaceful moments in writing to the folks at home on March 7, 1918. (AP Photo)

July 27, 2013 3:46 pm

Parent CPR and Safety Workshops

The Parent Connection, 5326 E.Pima Street, is hosting Parent CPR and safety workshops from 2 to 5 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, starting June 26.

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McDonald's grease fire causes evacuation at Tucson Walmart

McDonald's grease fire causes evacuation at Tucson Walmart

A grease fire early this morning at a McDonald's located inside a Walmart caused the evacuation of about 200 customers and employees.

May 16, 2013 2:32 pm

Free booster seats and bicycle helmets

The McDonald's located at 4960 W. Ajo Way is hosting a Family Safety Event  from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Saturday. 

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Decades-old question: Is antibacterial soap safe?

WASHINGTON — It’s a chemical that’s been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby’s basinet.

May 02, 2013 4:05 pmLoading…
Tucson mom, 2 children injured in rollover

Tucson mom, 2 children injured in rollover

Seat belts likely saved the lives of a mother and her two teenage children who are injured in a rollover crash along Interstate 10, officials say.

March 09, 2013 3:47 pm

TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

March 05, 2013 9:03 pmLoading…

FAA grounds Boeing's troubled 787s

The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.

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On the job, cold days add a safety concern

On the job, cold days add a safety concern

Rob Labby takes break from fixing a carburetor to warm his hands at Jay Bees Auto Service, 5070 E. 22nd St. Labby says the cold weather doesn't bother him too much, especially since he knows our usual warm days will be back soon.

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On the job, cold days add a safety concern

On the job, cold days add a safety concern

A bundled-up Mike Turkington works on an engine at Jay Bees Auto Service. Workers in open spaces have been especially exposed to recent cold temperatures.

January 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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