UCLA Fined for Fatal Lab Explosion

Untrained young aide also lacked protective gear, OSHA finds

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted May 5, 2009 5:05 AM CDT

(Newser) – UCLA has been fined $31,000 for serious safety violations linked to a fire that killed a lab assistant early this year, reports the Los Angeles Times. Sheri Sangji, 23, had not been properly trained and was not wearing protective clothing when an experiment exploded,...   Read full story »


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