Safety and OSHA News

Zoo pays fine, admits no fault in elephant handler’s death

The Knoxville Zoo has settled with Tennessee OSHA the case involving the death of an elephant keeper. An 8,500 pound elephant pushed the keeper into the metal bars of a stall, and the employee later died of internal injuries. [Read more…]

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Zoo fined: Elephant killed trainer

Earlier this year, an elephant killed an animal trainer at the Knoxville Zoo in Tennessee. Now the zoo faces fines from that state’s safety agency (TOSHA). [Read more…]

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