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More than a dozen state republican lawmakers are urging Fuyao Glass America workers not to unionize. Last week, workers at the Moraine plant applied for authorization with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). They cited safety issues and a lack of communication with company leadership.

Data from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration show Ohio with the second-highest number of workers killed on the job in the agency's Midwest region this past fiscal year, behind Illinois.

An Ohio roofing company is contesting two safety citations issued by federal workplace overseers who said a worker died from heat stroke complications.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration said A.H. Sturgill Roofing of Dayton failed to provide a program addressing heat-related hazards and to train workers to recognize heat-related illness symptoms. 

Sturgill said Thursday it is contesting citations for alleged violations related to a temporary worker possibly being overcome by heat stroke at a Miamisburg work site.