Occupational accidents

February 04, 2018 - 10:46 am
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina governor says two people killed in train crash were Amtrak employees.
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Smoke billows from the site of a gas well fire near Quinton, Okla., early Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Several people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through the eastern Oklahoma drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled onto the ground, an emergency official said. (Kevin Harvison/The McAlester News-Capital via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 4:27 pm
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a fiery explosion at an Oklahoma gas drilling rig (all times local): 3 p.m. Officials say they have recovered the remains of five workers missing since an explosion at an Oklahoma gas drilling rig. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said Tuesday personnel from...
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In this photo provided from a frame grab from Tulsa's KOTV/NewsOn6.com, fires burn at an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig near Quinton, Okla., Monday Jan. 22, 2018. Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through a drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. (Christina Goodvoice, KOTV/NewsOn6.com via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Gas rig workers missing after fiery explosion in Oklahoma are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday, and the search for the men has turned to a recovery mission. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said it's been a difficult 24 hours for everyone involved since the Monday...
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Smoke billows from the site of a gas well fire near Quinton, Okla., early Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Several people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through the eastern Oklahoma drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled onto the ground, an emergency official said. (Kevin Harvison/The McAlester News-Capital via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 2:29 pm
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig Monday morning, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. Pittsburg County Emergency Manager Director Kevin...
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Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Blankenship will face two other Republican candidates in the May 8th primary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-coal company executive who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades kicked off his U.S. Senate bid Thursday evening, telling an audience he backs President Donald President Trump as a real opportunity for West Virginia. Ex-...
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December 23, 2017 - 10:49 am
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — Police in Georgia say three people are dead after an armed robbery attempt at a liquor store just south of Atlanta. College Park police Lt. Lance Patterson told reporters that the owner, an employee and the suspect were all shot to death amid the Friday night gunfire...
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November 30, 2017 - 4:37 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A power company worker died and three others were injured Thursday after torrential rain in Albania flooded agricultural land, damaged roads and left tens of thousands of people without electricity, authorities said. An Albanian government statement said the employee was...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, employees walk past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Overturning an appeals court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court says on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, a family of a Samsung worker who died of brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for occupational disease. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
November 14, 2017 - 9:43 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Overturning an appeal court's decision, South Korea's Supreme Court said Tuesday the family of a Samsung worker who died of a brain tumor should be eligible for state compensation for an occupational disease. The ruling on Lee Yoon-jung, who was diagnosed with a brain...
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November 12, 2017 - 9:48 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish authorities say a fire broke out on a ferry in the Mediterranean Sea after it left the French port of Marseille, forcing it to make an emergency stop on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Emergency services on Mallorca say three ferry passengers were taken to a hospital and...
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October 29, 2017 - 10:10 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A fire broke out Sunday at an oil rig in southern Iran, killing at least two workers just days after another fatal fire at an oil refinery, state television reported. The brief report did not offer a cause for the blaze near the town of Omideih, some 900 kilometers (560 miles)...
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