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Topic - Peter Melton
A worker at the construction site of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium died when a bundle of rebar he was unloading fell on him, the second workplace fatality at the stadium in recent months, according to state officials investigating the accident.
Federal and state investigators are trying to determine how to safely enter the area where a fire broke out in a Chevron Corp. refinery last week so they can examine a failed pipe blamed for the blaze, which the company reportedly considered replacing nearly a year ago.
California health officials are investigating the death of a researcher at a Veteran's Affairs infectious diseases lab that may have been caused by a rare strain of bacteria.
The investigation into Lake's death continues, Melton said.
Spokesman Peter Melton said Wednesday that Cal-OSHA reevaluated its initial findings within the six-month deadline it had to issue citations and impose penalties for violations.