A recent article on San Angelo Live reported about an explosion that injured two men working at a gas plant in Pecos County. Around 10 in the morning on November 23rd, a 24-inch gas pipe exploded at the Waha Gas Plant in Coyanosa.
A fall resulted in a head injury for a construction worker who was picking up debris on the roof of a car dealership in New Jersey. The man tripped while cleaning and fell through a skylight 25 feet.
Many workplace injuries occur every year. Sometimes they are minor, however, sometimes they result in permanent disfigurement and sometimes death. This reason is why there are specific rules, regulations, and safety codes have been instated that have to be followed.
An oil field explosion made national news when an oil derrick ignited near Quinton, Oklahoma, early Monday morning, on January 22. The town is located about 100 miles south of Tulsa. Workers reported hearing a massive explosion and immediately saw smoke and flames and quickly fled to safety.
A recent article by the Abilene Reporter-News stated that an officer was shot Monday, December 4th in San Marcos while he was attempting to serve a warrant. Police identified the man as Officer Kenneth Copeland, a 58-year-old who has been with the department for 19 years.