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Ashley Furniture: OSHA Proposes $431K Fine over Machine Safety

Ashley Furniture, the country’s largest home decor retailer, has been cited by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration for “failing to protect workers from moving machine parts” at one of its manufacturing facilities. The violations allegedly occurred at a factory in Wisconsin. “Workers risked amputation injuries each time they serviced the machinery,” said Mark Hysell, OSHA’s area director in Eau …

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College Student Found Dead in Restaurant Dumbwaiter

A 21-year-old gymnast and college student was found dead inside of a Wisconsin restaurant’s dumbwaiter Monday night, though no foul play has been suspected. Fountain City police responded to a call from the WingDam Bar and Saloon at around 8 p.m. There they discovered Brooke Baures, a waitress at the restaurant, unresponsive inside of the kitchen food elevator. Police Chief …

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Donaldsonville Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 7 Injured

An explosion at a plant in Donaldsonville, Louisiana yesterday left one person dead and seven more injured, according to local authorities. The explosion occurred at the CF Industries Nitrogen Complex. The explosion appeared to have been caused by a ruptured liquid nitrogen vessel. The plant’s general manager, Lou Frey, said that the section of the plant where the vessel ruptured …

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