OSHA

SeaWorld, Orland (Credit, Heather Leigh Carroll)

SeaWorld Drops Appeal Of OSHA Violation

SeaWorld’s famous orca shows have changed drastically – forever. Trainers will not be allowed to swim with orcas during shows.

08/20/2014

Miami Seaquarium (Source: miamiseaquarium.com)

Miami Seaquarium Fined $7,000 By OSHA

When trainers are working with killer whales, a physical barrier is required between the trainer and the animal for protection.

07/24/2014

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Beam Strikes Construction Workers; One Killed, Two Critical

A construction worker died Monday morning after a beam struck him, Fort Lauderdale police reported.

07/21/2014

Hernan Gutierrez was killed Monday June 23, 2014 when he fell into a wood chipper in Davie. (Source: Davie PD)

Davie Police ID Man Killed In Wood Chipper Accident

Davie police have identified the man who died Monday afternoon after he fell into a wood chipper.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

June 23, 2014: A man died after going through a wood chipper.  (Source: CBS4)

Man Killed After Going Through Wood Chipper

A man died Monday afternoon after authorities said he went all the way through a wood chipper.

06/23/2014

(Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images)

SeaWorld Loses Appeal In Death By Killer Whale

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.

04/11/2014

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“Blackfish” Director Responds To SeaWorld’s Allegations

SeaWorld questioned a director’s contact with an Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week for the making of the documentary “Blackfish”.

03/03/2014

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SeaWorld Questions Ethics Of OSHA Investigator

An Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator is in deep waters after being called out by SeaWorld.

02/28/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Scaffolding Accident Sends 4 Workers To Hospital, Scene Of Daring Rescue

Around 3:30 on Monday afternoon, four workers cleaning and inspecting the bridges along the New River below I-95 were on a suspended scaffolding when it suddenly gave way.

02/10/2014

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Family: SeaWorld Trainer Thought Whales Treated Okay

Amid criticism of SeaWorld after the release of a controversial documentary critical of animal captivity, the family of a SeaWorld trainer who died in 2010 when a killer whale pulled her into the water responded Tuesday, saying the woman killed would never have worked there for 15 years if she thought the whales were treated badly.

01/21/2014

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