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Mike Damaso

Propane Explosion Rocks Central Florida

Late last night multiple explosions occurred resulting in a huge fire at the Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares, Lake County, Florida.  The fire could be seen from surrounding Seminole, Orange and Volusia Counties.  This is a video from someone [...]
Mike Damaso

Propane Tank Explosion at Blue Rhino Plant in Tavares

Late last night multiple explosions occurred resulting in a huge fire at the Blue Rhino propane plant in Tavares, Lake County, Florida.  The fire could be seen from surrounding Seminole, Orange and Volusia Counties.  This is a video from someone [...]
Ed Normand

Another Disney Employee Injured Over the Weekend

Over the weekend, yet another Disney employee was injured on the job. The accident happened at the Tomorrowland Speedway at Magic Kingdom, and occurred when the employee was struck by a guest driving one of the ride vehicles. Bo Jones, of the [...]
Ed Normand

Yet Another Disney Employee Injury

Last week, the Orlando Sentinel is reporting that yet another Disney employee has been injured on the job. A stunt performer from the "Lights, Motor, Action! Extreme Stunt Show" at Disney’s Hollywood Studios was injured while [...]
Ed Normand

Safety Recommendations for Disney Worker Death

The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a recommendation following its investigation into the death of a Disney employee over the summer. Mark Priest, 47, was injured and later died following a performance of Captain [...]
Ed Normand

Disney Monorail Accident Results in Small Fine

Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Disney for various safety violations following the July 5, 2009 monorail accident. I have previously blogged about this tragic accident that killed 21-year-old Austin Wuennenberg [...]
Ed Normand

Another Florida Theme Park Employee Accident

Last night, the Orlando Fire Department was called out to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. An employee working on the Revenge of the Mummy ride fell from a ladder, and landed on a platform. Rescue workers took the employee to a local hospital [...]
Ed Normand

Another Worker Dies At Disney

With the third employee death at Disney World in the past seven weeks, serious questions are being raised about the safety regulations in place at the Theme Parks in Florida. Attorney Ed Normand of the Orlando law firm of Wooten, Kimbrough, [...]
Mike Damaso

Governor Signs Bill Into Law: Employees Bring Your Concealed Weapons to Work

Charlie Crist, who most of us thought was doing a pretty good job as Florida’s Governor, has just signed a bill into law that allows more than 500,000 of Florida’s concealed-weapons permit holders to carry guns [...]