Police/Fire

Construction worker injured in Seven Courts accident expected to recover

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A construction worked who was injured in an accident on Monday is expected to recover, according to Councilman David Marks. At around 11:15 a.m. on January 9, the was struck by a steamroller in the area of Seven Courts Drive at Hoban Court (21236) as roads in the area were being resurfaced. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has …


Business, Police/Fire

Councilman Marks: OSHA investigating Seven Courts construction accident, project halted

UPDATE: The construction worker is not in critical condition and is expected to recover. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks has confirmed that a construction worker for the Seven Courts Drive paving contractor was struck by a streamroller on Monday morning. The worker has been transported to the hospital by ambulance. At this time, there is …


Attorney General Frosh joins multistate letter supporting OSHA proposed reporting rule aimed at better protecting workers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a coalition of attorneys general in supporting a proposed federal rule that would empower workers and expand public awareness of on-the-job dangers. The proposed rule would require many employers to report more detailed information about workplace injuries and illnesses to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and would make …

Heat Advisory issued for Nottingham area as heat index of 107 expected, storm possible

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Nottingham area. The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. through 8 p.m. EDT on Tuesday. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.  A heat index of 107 degrees is expected in the Baltimore area. Residents should drink plenty of fluids, stay in …

Heat Advisory issued for Nottingham area, heat index to approach 109 degrees

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Thursday for the Nottingham area. The advisory will be in effect until 7 p.m. Forecasters say heat index values of 105 to 109 degrees are possible on Thursday afternoon. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. The highest heat index values are most likely near …

Major heat wave to impact Mid-Atlantic this weekend, next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—After a very brief respite from the summer heat, warm temperatures and high humidity will return this weekend and persist into next week. A southerly flow will pump humidity from the Gulf of Mexico into the Mid-Atlantic states just as temperatures start to creep back up this weekend.  Heat indices will likely be in the low-to-mid 100s for much …