Occupational accidents

A plane of the Star Alliance is damaging after a push-car caught fire at the airport in Frankfurt, Monday, June 11, 2018. ( Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
June 11, 2018 - 10:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says 10 airport workers have suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation when a vehicle pulling a jet to a gate caught on fire. Lufthansa said that it was still not clear how the fire broke out Monday morning at Frankfurt Airport, but that the cockpit of the...
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FILE - This Dec. 19, 2001 file photo shows Anthony Bourdain, the owner and chef of Les Halles restaurant, sitting at one of the tables in New York. On Friday, June 8, 2018, Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room in France, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper,File)
June 10, 2018 - 11:20 am
Anthony Bourdain's culinary passions went far beyond the cuisine he put on a plate. He also was committed to the immigrant workers who toil in his and other kitchens throughout the restaurant industry. Bourdain, who died Friday in France in an apparent suicide at age 61, was an outspoken critic of...
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June 04, 2018 - 6:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A contractor who was hit by a train while working on the tracks of Atlanta's transit rail system is critically injured. Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority spokeswoman Stephany Fisher tells news outlets that the contractor was in a work vehicle on the rails near Medical...
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May 22, 2018 - 3:46 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say the death of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employee whose body was found in a river in Atlanta has been ruled a suicide. Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak said Tuesday that Timothy Cunningham's death was a suicide by drowning. Gorniak...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Medical examiner reports show that inmates who last fall unleashed the bloodiest prison escape attempt in North Carolina history used hammers to crush skulls and scissors to spear flesh when they killed four employees. The newly released reports offer new details about October'...
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People crowd around the site of an accident where a section of an under construction overpass collapsed in Varanasi, India, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. A highway overpass being built in north India has collapsed, with disaster officials saying more than a dozen people were killed when an immense concrete slab slammed down onto the road below. (AP Photo)
May 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A highway overpass being built in north India collapsed, killing 18 people when an immense concrete slab slammed down onto the crowded road below, officials said Wednesday. Five injured people were pulled from the wreckage, police said. Two were seriously hurt. Local media...
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April 30, 2018 - 1:25 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal safety inspectors say an air filter blew off a corn grinding device shortly before a deadly explosion demolished a southern Wisconsin corn mill last summer. Officials with the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board held a news conference Monday to discuss...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 9:45 am
An evacuation order was lifted early Friday in northwest Wisconsin where a refinery plant explosion injured at least 11 people and sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the air. Superior Mayor Jim Paine said all indications are that the refinery site is now safe and stable, and that the air...
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This aerial image from video provided by KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, shows smoke rising from the Husky Energy oil refinery after an explosion Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the plant in Superior, Wis. Authorities say several people were injured in the explosion. (KSTP-TV via AP)
April 26, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out and people were being allowed back in their homes Thursday night after most of the city of Superior was forced to evacuate. Douglas County officials posted an update saying the fire...
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April 19, 2018 - 4:43 pm
FORDLAND, Mo. (AP) — Officials say a maintenance worker died when a Missouri television station tower collapsed and he became trapped under a tangle of metal and wires. Rob Talburt, assistant fire chief for the Logan-Rogersville Fire Protection District, says the 1,980-foot (600-meter) tower near...
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