Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Man Dies When Forklift Flips Over At Frenchman’s Reef On Saturday: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating how an industrial truck accident claimed the life of a forklift operator at a St. Thomas resort early Saturday morning. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of an overturned work vehicle at the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, also indicating that the operator was […]

Limetree Bay Terminals Downplays Amount of Friable Asbestos Released on St. Croix During Hurricane Maria

CHRISTIANSTED — Friable asbestos was likely a problem for Limetree Bay Terminals and anyone downwind of the St. Croix oil storage facility after its facilities were compromised during Hurricane Maria. The Virgin Islands Free Press was the first media source to alert the public that Maria severely damaged the former HOVENSA oil refinery and oil […]

Explosion Rocks Limetree Bay Terminals About A Month After Hurricane Maria … Blast Was Not Reported To OSHA As Required By Law

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A faulty air compressor led to a generator explosion in the powerhouse at the Limetree Bay Terminals oil storage facility on St. Croix and to this day the incident has not been reported to the appropriate federal authorities, the Virgin Islands Free Press has confirmed. Although one person was within 50 […]

Body of 24-Year-Old Buccaneer Hotel Carpenter Found Washed Up On Shoys Beach After Going For A Swim On The Job

CHRISTIANSTED — A Buccaneer Hotel employee discovered the body of a 24-year-old man — missing since Friday — washed up on Shoys Beach about noon on Sunday. Jovere Williams, an employee of the Buccaneer Resort, apparently went for his customary swim on his break on Friday, but he did not return. “I have been crying, […]