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Wyoming Lawmakers Consider $50K Fatal Accident Fines

Wyoming state legislators are discussing whether to require a $50,000 fine for any company where a safety violation causes the death of one of its workers. The draft legislation heads before the Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Committee in …

Indiana Steelmaker Fined Over Worker’s Sinkhole Death

The owner of a northwestern Indiana steel mill has agreed to pay a $7,000 fine over what state inspectors determined was a serious safety violation in a worker’s death. The inspection began after 62-year-old Robert Watts of Westville fell into …

Contractor Company Owner Charged in Michigan Workplace Death

A western Michigan man has been charged with a crime in the death of a man who fell through a roof in 2012. The state attorney general’s office says investigators found many problems with Black River Builders. The state says …