Tag: Occupational accidents

Wolves bite worker at center where lion had killed intern

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BURLINGTON, N.C. — A woman has been bitten by two juvenile wolves at the North Carolina wildlife center where an intern was fatally mauled...

Nurse, officer dead after inmate attack at Iowa prison

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — A nurse and a correctional officer at a high-security prison in eastern Iowa died Tuesday after an inmate attacked multiple...

Journalists’ group: 65 media workers killed in 2020

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BRUSSELS — A total of 65 journalists and media workers were killed worldwide in 2020 while doing their jobs, according to the International Federation...

Firefighters called to plant where earlier gas leak killed 6

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ATLANTA — A refrigeration company and firefighters were called to a northeast Georgia chicken processing plant where a liquid nitrogen leak killed six workers...

Elephant kills zookeeper with blow from trunk in Spain

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MADRID — Authorities in Spain’s northern Cantabria region are investigating how an elephant killed a worker at a local zoo. ...

Greek tax officer dies 7 months after axe attack in office

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THESSALONIKI — A tax office employee who had been attacked with an axe in his workplace nearly seven months ago has died, a Greek...

Nursing home protections limit families who want to sue

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In her room at a Georgia nursing home, Bessie Burden was so concerned about the coronavirus that she wore a mask — sometimes two...