Author: Imrana Manzanares

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Construction Company Faces Proposed Fines for Willful Safety Violations

A federal investigation found a Houston – area contractor willfully disregarded required safety procedures which contributed to a teenager’s death when a 15-foot trench wall collapsed on him near Fulshear in September 2023. The company is now facing more than a quarter million dollars in fines. Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…

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E-Skateboards Recalled After Reported Deaths

Future Motion, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is recalling all models of its e-skateboards after four known deaths were linked to the Onewheel electric skateboard. The company has issued a voluntary recall of 300,000 boards after initially resisting CPSC’s push for the same. According to the CPSC, “Future Motion has…

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