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[17 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Primeval Whirl to Reopen This Weekend, Disney Cited for Safety Violations

After staying closed through the summer following the tragic death of maintenance worker Russell Roscoe, Disney has announced that the Animal Kingdom attraction Primeval Whirl is expected to reopen this weekend. The Walt Disney World attraction originally closed in January for refurbishment.
On March 13, tragedy struck when Roscoe was killed by one of the ride’s vehicles while performing a “wet test” on the attraction. Following the incident, OSHA has cited Walt Disney World for safety violations.
Fined $69,000 in total by OSHA, Walt Disney World was issued a “serious” citation because …