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Mixed Results in SeaWorld Orlando Killer Whale Trainer Death OSHA Case

The OSHA case against SeaWorld Orlando in the death of killer whale trainer Dawn Brancheau reached a mixed verdict today. On the one hand the judge ruled SeaWorld’s violation was not willful, merely serious, and reduced the fine from $75,000 … Continue reading

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Report on Disney World Monorail Accident of July 2009 released by NTSB

All the adjustments in policy and procedures have already been made, employees disciplined, OSHA fines levied, and the family’s lawsuit settled. All that we have been waiting for is the final federal investigation’s Accident Report. Today the National Transportation and … Continue reading

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The Mad Hatter’s Take on new Alice safety rails

This video has been making the rounds for a few days. It shows Alice and the Mad Hatter inspecting the new look for the Alice in Wonderland attraction. It’s a good thing he’s mad, because I don’t think any other … Continue reading

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Investigation into Trainers Death at SeaWorld continues

This last weekend was my first time back at SeaWorld Orlando since the tragic death of the Killer Whale trainer in February. The new Shamu show still holds up very well, even if the new procedures don’t allow trainers and … Continue reading

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Killer Whale Trainers at SeaWorld Examined

Reports and interviews created during an investigation of SeaWorld’s Orca Training program by the federal department OSHA provides what might be the most in depth look at what dangers trainers face yet. The Orlando Sentinel has some of the details, … Continue reading

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