Occupational accidents

In this picture released by the Tasnim News Agency, miners and rescue personnel carry an injured mine worker after a coal mine explosion, near Azadshahr in northern Iran, Wednesday, May, 3, 2017. Iranian state media said Wednesday that a large explosion struck the coal mine, trapping dozens of miners and killing at least two. Ambulances, helicopters and other rescue vehicles raced to the scene on Wednesday in Golestan province as authorities worked to determine the scale of the emergency. (AP Photo/Tasnim News Agency, Mostafa Hassanzadeh)
May 03, 2017 - 12:52 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A large explosion struck a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday, trapping dozens of miners and killing at least two, state media reported. Ambulances, helicopters and other rescue vehicles raced to the scene in Iran's northern Golestan province as authorities worked to...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A widow of a Richland County man who was killed in a plant explosion has filed a suit against his employer. News outlets report the widow of 63-year-old Alton Ray Zeigler, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army, filed a wrongful death suit in federal court Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Sunday Sept. 16, 2012 file photo, South Sudanese men sing and clap as they ride on the truck carrying WFP food supplies to a warehouse, in Yida camp, South Sudan. The World Food Program said Friday April 14, 2017 it is "horrified" to learn that three of its South Sudan workers were killed this week in violence in the western town of Wau, as the country's civil war continues under warnings of possible genocide. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, File)
April 14, 2017 - 10:00 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The World Food Program said Friday it is "horrified" to learn that three of its South Sudan workers were killed this week in violence in the western town of Wau, as the country's civil war continues under warnings of possible genocide. A statement from the U.N. agency said...
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FILE - In this Sunday Sept. 16, 2012 file photo, South Sudanese men sing and clap as they ride on the truck carrying WFP food supplies to a warehouse, in Yida camp, South Sudan. The World Food Program said Friday April 14, 2017 it is "horrified" to learn that three of its South Sudan workers were killed this week in violence in the western town of Wau, as the country's civil war continues under warnings of possible genocide. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, File)
April 14, 2017 - 8:41 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The World Food Program said Friday it is "horrified" to learn that three of its South Sudan workers were killed this week in violence in the western town of Wau, as the country's civil war continues under warnings of possible genocide. A statement from the U.N. agency said...
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April 14, 2017 - 7:38 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina officials are investigating after a worker was killed at a metal plant. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher said 25-year-old Corey Thomas Moore of Murrells Inlet was working for a contractor at CMC Steel South Carolina in Cayce on Thursday afternoon when he...
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April 12, 2017 - 12:53 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A man working on a South Carolina road has died after he was electrocuted during a repaving project. The Greenville County coroner's office said 48-year-old Marty Dale Whitmire of Liberty was operating a piece of machinery about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday. Coroner Parks Evans told...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 8:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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April 11, 2017 - 6:03 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a Missouri military ammunition plant that killed one person and injured four others (all times local): 5 p.m. The ammunition plant in Missouri where one person was killed and four others were injured has been closed for the day while...
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