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Contractor Recovering After Steep Fall Down Well

A Maryland construction worker is rescued after falling 30-feet down a well.

04/12/2013

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Tech Charged In Hep C Outbreak Seeks Trial Delay

A former hospital technician charged with stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C wants his trial delayed until at least next April, in part because the public defenders representing him say federal budget cuts will force them to take more than a dozen days off in the coming months.

04/11/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To Patients

He’s accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.

03/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hepatitis C Report Finds Gaps In Regulations: Maryland Urges Better Licensing

Changes are likely coming after authorities find a former Maryland hospital worker infects almost half a dozen patients in the state with hepatitis C.

03/20/2013

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Md. Auto Worker Killed By Tire Explosion

Frederick County Emergency Services says an auto shop worker in Brunswick is dead from a workplace incident.

02/20/2013

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Med Tech In Hepatitis C Case Pleads Not Guilty

A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C through contaminated syringes pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court on Monday.

12/03/2012

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Worker Sentenced For Revealing Patient Info

A hospital records worker who let others access patient information has been sentenced to time served and six months home detention.

10/12/2012

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Worker Finds Human Remains Near Frederick

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says it’s investigating a discovery of human bones near Frederick.

08/09/2012

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Cruise Ship Worker Sentenced For Abusing Minor

A Jamaican national has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for the sexual abuse of a minor while on the cruise ship where he worked.

06/29/2012

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Metro Worker Struck By Train At Rail Yard

A Metro transit employee has been struck by a train at a rail yard in suburban Maryland.

05/29/2012

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Hagerstown Ballpark Worker Dies After Fall

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health officials say they’re investigating the death of a young man who fell from a utility vehicle at a minor-league baseball stadium in Hagerstown.

04/13/2012

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Police ID Worker Electrocuted While Trimming Tree

Takoma Park police have identified a worker electrocuted while trimming branches from a storm damaged tree.

09/04/2011

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