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boxes-cases-container-1267329-300x200Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) are calling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to release injury records for all Amazon fulfillment centers.

Sanders and Omar sent a letter to OSHA last week requesting the federal agency provide Amazon’s injury records for the last three years, saying finding the information “should be quick and easy” because of an OSHA rule that requires businesses to digitally submit data of workplace injuries and illnesses to the agency.

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blur-builders-building-159306-300x200The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited two Florida companies for allegedly exposing workers to fall hazards.

Action Roofing Services Inc. in Pompano Beach and CJM Roofing Inc. in West Palm were cited and fined this month for failing to provide adequate fall protections.

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adult-beer-bottle-blur-174936-300x225Jacksonville police have arrested the driver involved in a DUI crash that killed four people over a year ago.

Blake Delapaz, 21, was charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI causing serious bodily injury, DUI, DUI causing property damage, and vehicular homicide. He was booked into Duval County Jail and was ordered held on $950,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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white-electric-tower-207541-300x200Authorities report that a Florida Power & Light (FLP) worker was electrocuted at a construction site in Hallandale Beach on Friday morning.

According to Hallandale Beach police, the incident occurred just before 7:30 a.m. on November 15 at a construction site on North Federal Highway and Pembroke Road, near the Big Easy Casino. A 41-year-old FLP worker was working on a power line when he was electrocuted. The worker’s name has not yet been released to the public.

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worker-694267_1920-300x199Lee County police have identified 61-year-old Rolando Rives as the construction worker killed in a job site accident in Fort Myers, FL, last week.

According to investigators, the accident occurred on November 6 at a construction site at 16000 Indy Drive. Lee County police haven’t provided any more details about Rives’ death, but they confirmed that it was “accidental.”

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