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The influx of tower cranes in San Francisco in the past three years has prompted city officials to pursue increased safety precautions for how, when and wear the machines are used in The City. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Amid building boom, San Francisco turns attention to crane safety

In November 1989, a construction crane collapsed near Kearny and California streets,…

 

Chanel Preston, Adult Performer's Advocacy Committee President, speaks before the Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board during a hearing Thursday in Oakland.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

CA workplace safety board says no to condoms in porn films

LOS ANGELES — California officials in charge of workplace safety voted down…

 

Worker injured in 20-foot fall at SFMOMA site

A worker was injured Friday morning after falling about 20 feet off…

 

AIDS Healthcare Foundation files complaint against SF porn company over Las Vegas production

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is proving itself to be unrelenting in its…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerFirefighters battled a blaze at the Renoir Hotel on Monday.

Cal/OSHA looking into welding work before 3-alarm fire at Renoir Hotel

The California Division of Occupational Health and Safety has opened an investigation…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerFirefighters battled a blaze at the Renoir Hotel on Monday.
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BART fined $210,000 for worker deaths

Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line…

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Porn company Kink.com fined $78K

A San Francisco pornography company that specializes in films featuring scenes of…

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Cal-OSHA cites elevator company in worker’s death at new 49ers stadium

California safety officials have issued $54,000 in fines against an elevator company…

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Official: Tesla factory had previous violation

The San Francisco Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned…

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Cal-OSHA reopens investigation of 49ers stadium death

State labor officials have reopened an investigation into a deadly construction accident…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerRichard Din contracted a rare form of meningitis last April while trying to develop a vaccine. OSHA officials found that safety precautions were not used.

Veterans hospital blamed for worker’s death from meningitis

A federal agency has found that serious violations at the San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerRichard Din contracted a rare form of meningitis last April while trying to develop a vaccine. OSHA officials found that safety precautions were not used.