Safety & Healthfulness

Is It Safe?
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Is It Safe?

A mid-summer reminder that we don't only need to do the right things in this... Read more

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As Berkeley Begins Balcony Inspections, Records Suggest Problems are Common As Berkeley Begins Balcony Inspections, Records Suggest Problems are Common

A team of reporters from the San Jose Mercury News dives into building inspection records and finds balcony problems are pretty common throughout the region. Read more

9 States with the Most Dangerous Weather
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9 States with the Most Dangerous Weather

Alexander Kent, of 24/7 Wall St. recently looked through National Weather Service... Read more

OSHA: Confined Spaces Can be Deadly
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OSHA: Confined Spaces Can be Deadly

A new rule designed to protect workers from the hazards of enclosed spaces goes... Read more

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Seattle Isn’t the Only Metro Bracing for Another Big Earthquake Seattle Isn’t the Only Metro Bracing for Another Big Earthquake

The Brookings Institution says the potential for a big earthquake hangs over dozens of communities and not just those in the West. Read more

Lessons Learned From the Lumber Liquidators Scandal
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Lessons Learned From the Lumber Liquidators Scandal

WJHG reporter Zak Dahlheimer takes a closer look the recent laminate flooring... Read more

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Berkeley Enacts Balcony Safety Requirements After Collapse Berkeley Enacts Balcony Safety Requirements After Collapse

San Jose Mercury News reporter Tom Lochner dives into the new rules adopted by Berkeley, Calif., in the wake of a fatal balcony collapse. Read more

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Berkeley Balcony Collapse May Lead to City Building Code Changes Berkeley Balcony Collapse May Lead to City Building Code Changes

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Rachel Swan digs into a raft of building code changes being proposed in the wake of a fatal Berkeley balcony collapse. Read more

Experts Suspect Poor Waterproofing in Berkeley Balcony Collapse
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Experts Suspect Poor Waterproofing in Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Los Angeles Times reporters Rong-Gong Lin II and Lisa Girion talk with several... Read more

Officials Urge Residents to Check for Signs on Balcony Failures
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Officials Urge Residents to Check for Signs on Balcony Failures

San Jose Mercury News staffer Patrick May reports that after a deadly balcony... Read more

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