Documents from the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health indicate that the Torrance Exxon Mobil refinery where a blast took place on Wednesday has faced more than $100,000 in proposed penalties for inspection violations over the past five years.
LAX contractor Menzies Aviation was fined $77,250 Wednesday for three accident-related workplace safety violations found during an investigation of the death of a baggage handler.
Cesar Augusto Valenzuela was struck and killed on the LAX mid-field service road on February 21 after falling from a luggage tug, according to a police report.
Two major attractions at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim remained shut down on Sunday as part of a voluntary closure by park officials.
The president and CEO of Bumble Bee Foods has posted an open letter Friday, expressing the company’s shock and sadness at the death of an employee at a plant in Santa Fe Springs.
CAL/OSHA is continuing to investigate the fatal fall of a stagehand on the set of the MTV Movie Awards.
Three companies were hit with fines totaling more than $500,000 in connection with the Aug. 9 explosion in Sylmar that severely injured two people, according to Cal/OSHA.
California workplace safety officials have drafted rules to require porn performers to use condoms and other barriers in sex scenes to prevent being infected with sexually transmitted diseases.