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The state Industrial Commission voted Wednesday to impose the maximum permissible $559,000 penalty on the state Forestry Division after the deaths in June of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.
East Valley residents have an opportunity to play an important role in a research project that should have a profound effect on cancer research over the next three decades.
NEW YORK — Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to strangers from around the world.
A free program organized by the American Red Cross offers businesses tips on what to do to prepare for all of the worst-case scenarios.
There are few stories as disheartening as those of Good Samaritans who come to the rescue of others – only to have kindness repaid with a nasty lawsuit. The first inclination for many is to help our fellow man, yet, as director of the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH), I’m often asked “should I help or stay out of the way?”
Jesse Atencio is the assistant director/consultation manager Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health.
Climate change, and the consistently hotter and drier weather that comes with it, is largely the cause of the recent “sharp increase” in the number and intensity of wildfires, NASA officials said Friday.
An Arizona State University professor has been nominated by President Obama to join the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday the deputy state forester spoke out of turn in expressing his view that the head of the Granite Mountain Hotshots was at least partly responsible for his own death and that of 18 of his colleagues.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary "The Cove" did for dolphin slaughter in Japan, "Blackfish" may do for killer whales living in captivity while performing at marine parks.
McDonald’s restaurants in Arizona will host an event to give away more than 28,000 backpacks to area children.
A construction worker fell approximately 30 feet at a construction site Monday morning in Gilbert.
WASHINGTON — Your bosses want you to eat your broccoli, hit the treadmill and pledge you’ll never puff on a cigarette. But a new study raises doubts that workplace wellness programs save the company money.
On a 39-17 vote the House approved a measure allowing businesses to shield certain information about their violations of health and environmental laws from those who might seek to sue them.
Sixteen-year-old Jesus Yanez doesn’t think of himself as a hero, but that’s the role he found himself in when he saved another student’s life at Mesa’s Westwood High School.
Bridges Preschool’s further expansion in the East Valley in the last few months is opening plenty of doors — not just for young children, but high school students as well.
This stage adaptation of Doreen Cronin’s picture book recounts a humorous barnyard protest against the working conditions at Farmer Brown’s.
The city’s Neighborhood Services Department is partnering with the Arizona Foreclosure Prevention Task Force to host a free foreclosure informational event from 3 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the South Mountain Community Center, Century Room, 212 E. Alta Vista Road.
Gilbert residents Jeff and Tanya Kline are quickly making their transition into the East Valley dry cleaning industry. The husband-and-wife business duo recently opened its third Lapels Dry Cleaning franchise store in just a few short months.
Safety Services Company, a Tempe business, was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the largest new job creators in the country.
No business owner wants to hear that a government agency is coming to inspect their workplace — whether it’s the USDA, the EPA or the IRS. But if there was a government agency that could help save money, improve productivity and increase employee morale — free of charge — businesses just might be interested.
Washington -- Arizona is one of several Western states with a higher-than-normal likelihood for large wildfires this summer based on unseasonably dry weather conditions, according to new data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
Increased responsibilities, job insecurities and economic worries are driving more employees to high stress levels, according surveys done in the last decade.
A company that provides safety compliance and training materials to other employers is expanding its Tempe office and hiring 80 new employees. Safety Services is hiring for jobs that include customer service, sales, collections and billing.
An incident that left a 60-year-old Mesa man dead at Sky Harbor International Airport is under investigation by the Phoenix Office of the Occupational, Safety and Health Administration.