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  • Killer Whale Trainers at SeaWorld Examined
    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, but summarized it says that while the dangers are ever…

  • Fine for Monorail Accident reduced, excuse me?
    Fine for Monorail Accident reduced, excuse me?

    Disney and OHSA have settled the fine situation that resulted from its investigation of the July Monorail accident. Under the agreement, Disney agreed to correct all four safety violations cited by OSHA, including one lapse that the agency said contributed to the monorail crash. The agency cited Disney for broadly…

  • Castmember Dies After Injury
    Castmember Dies After Injury

    A performer in the Magic Kingdom’s Captan Jack Sparrow’s Pirate Tutorial has passed away after an injury occurred during a performance. The Orlando Sentinel has reported that Mark Priest, 47, slipped on a wet spot during a performance and was taken to the hospital on Thursday, August 6th. His vertebrae was…

  • What should Disney change after Monorail Death?
    What should Disney change after Monorail Death?

    Many voices in the theme park industry and across Disneyana are beginning to struggle with what should happen next at Walt Disney World. What should happen now that a life has been tragically and unnecessarily lost? I’m not yet ready to make any suggestions as  own ideas are still developing,…

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