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West Nile cases confirmed in LaMoure, Barnes counties
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
Hedderich's building in downtown Williston burns for second time in 2 weeks
Mott to lose National Guard unit; final formation planned for Saturday
Body of boater missing since June recovered
crime and courts
nation and world
Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
DHS students win national TSA awards
Dickinson has its own song: lyrics written by Mexican troubadour Roman Sanchez
A recipe for lasting marriage: 'He takes care of me, and I take care of him'
Bellinger's latest homer lifts Dodgers past Twins
Stroh takes 14th in saddle bronc riding at National High School Finals Rodeo
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Port: Over 94 percent of Heidi Heitkamp’s second quarter fundraising came from outside ND
Column: Drought, an old foe, returns in strength
Veeder: This rugged, imperfect place
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Robert Leroy Lowenstein
Stanley Orin Oberg
Staff at Bully Pulpit Golf Course are ready for the season to begin
Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
Health & Wellness
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Honoring our Firefighters
March 5, 2015
State, federal officials respond to report on state forensic examiner
BISMARCK -- Disputes over the cause of death of a man who had recently cleaned a frack tank has led some to question the quality of work performed...
March 5, 2015 - 2:50pm
Alliance to address what can be dangerous oil field carbon exposure
BISMARCK -- To monitor crude oil stored on well sites, workers often must climb atop large tanks to open them. "When you first crack open that tank, you're going to get a pretty heady plume," said Eric Brooks, the North Dakota area director of the Occupational Safety and Health...
March 5, 2015 - 1:49pm
January 21, 2015
Oilfield death under investigation
This year’s second death in the oilfields is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An unnamed employee of C&D Oilfield Services was found dead on the catwalk of an oil well tank battery on Jan. 15, said OSHA area director Eric Brooks. The...
January 21, 2015 - 6:49pm
January 15, 2015
Death reported in oilfield incident
MANDAREE — An oil service company owner has died and another employee was injured while repairing equipment at a QEP Resources oil well near Mandaree. According to initial reports from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Bismarck office, the incident involving...
News/crime and courts
January 15, 2015 - 12:13am
January 12, 2015
North Dakota workplace deaths examined in TV report
WILLISTON — Before North Dakota oil worker Dustin Payne died last fall, he sent text messages to his girlfriend about safety conditions at...
January 12, 2015 - 3:28pm
October 1, 2014
OSHA orders BNSF to pay $30,000 to injured worker
BISMARCK — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered BNSF Railway to pay more than $30,000 in back wages and damages to a Mandan man after it found that the company retaliated against him for reporting a work-related injury, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. Wednesday’s...
October 1, 2014 - 10:20pm
September 11, 2014
OSHA strengthens reporting requirements for injuries
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated when an employer must notify the agency if an employee suffers a job-related hospital stay, amputation or loss of an eye. The agency hopes the thousands of additional reports will help it identify and eliminate the most...
September 11, 2014 - 9:49pm
July 23, 2014
Thank you to OSHA, Brooks for Bakken safety blitz
North Dakota OSHA Area Director Eric Brooks announced last week that OSHA will be sending extra enforcement staff to North Dakota to conduct a safety blitz, focusing on the oil, gas and construction industries. On behalf of the Missouri Slope Labor Council, AFL-CIO, I wanted to publicly...
July 23, 2014 - 7:33pm
July 16, 2014
OSHA safety blitz to look at ND construction
Engulfed by soil while working on a water line. Fell 20 feet from a roof to a concrete floor. Pulled into a sand-mixing machine. The causes of workplace fatalities in North Dakota are gruesome, but they aren’t all related to the oilfield industry. Construction-related work, which...
July 16, 2014 - 9:29pm
June 26, 2014
Health department releases cause of oil-related death
BISMARCK - The 19-year-old man who died at a well pad in April succumbed to cardiac arrhythmia, according to a North Dakota Department of Health a forensic report. Zachary Buckles, who worked for a company subcontracting with Continental Resources, was found unresponsive on April...
June 26, 2014 - 4:06pm
May 1, 2014
Bilingual Bakken: Safety instructors at NIT begin offering courses in Spanish
Diego Sanchez came to the U.S. from Colombia 22 years ago, knowing no English. He got by with jobs in construction, landscaping and painting. Back...
May 1, 2014 - 11:53pm
April 21, 2014
OSHA calls for silica limit: Proposed silica limit would hurt fracking industry, group says
A proposed lower limit of silica exposure from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration would drastically affect the hydraulic fracturing,...
April 21, 2014 - 12:36pm
January 3, 2014
OSHA: Man dies after being struck by pipe on rig near Williston
A man died on a rig site north of Williston on Tuesday after being struck in the head by a section of drilling pipe. The incident occurred around 1:45 p.m. at the site off 60th Street Northwest, about 10 miles north of Williston and a mile west of Highway 85 and Highway 2. Bismarck...
January 3, 2014 - 8:37pm
October 18, 2013
OSHA investigating death of Fargo electrician struck by falling object near Harvey
BISMARCK - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating an Oct. 7 accident that killed a Fargo electrician at a grain elevator near Harvey in central North Dakota. A crew was installing a distributor unit that was suspended from a crane when a section of metal chute broke...
October 18, 2013 - 4:13pm
September 6, 2013
American Crystal faces fines over alleged safety violations
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.
September 6, 2013 - 12:00am