Machine Safety
Feb. 11, 2018 - An accident has claimed a life at the construction site of the new Irving Oil headquarters in Saint John, N.B.
Feb. 11, 2018 - Dozens of firefighters battled a large industrial blaze in southwestern Ontario Feb. 6, drilling through the ice of a nearby canal at one point to get enough water to fight the flames, local authorities said.
Feb. 10, 2018 - A worker has been killed in an energy sector accident at a Cenovus Energy Inc. site in northern Alberta.
Jan. 23, 2018 - A Brampton, Ont., manufacturer of residential and commercial roofing products has been fined $65,000 as a result of a workplace accident that resulted in a worker sustaining critical injuries after being pulled into the rollers of a laminator machine.
Jan. 16, 2018 - The Ontario government has increased the maximum fines for individuals and businesses that do not meet workplace health and safety standards.
Jan. 15, 2018 - A Saskatoon business has been fined $420,000 for breaking workplace safety rules in the death of a teen worker in 2015.
Jan. 11, 2018 - Winpak has become the first plastic manufacturer in Manitoba to be SAFE Work Certified by Made Safe.
Jan. 4, 2018 - Russian news reports say at least 10 people have been killed in a warehouse fire in a Siberian village and that the dead are believed to be workers from China and Kyrgyzstan.
Dec. 29, 2017 - Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is among the deadliest manufacturers in the U.S. for workers – resulting in deaths of five workers since 2015 – and the company’s safety lapses have also contributed to deaths of motorists on the road, a six-month investigation by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has found.
Dec. 18, 2017 - Trenton, Ontario-based Frazier Industrial Company – operating as Fracan – has been fined $55,000 after a worker suffered permanent crushing injuries.
Dec. 6, 2017 - Three workers performing maintenance duties at a chemical plant in southeastern Arkansas were injured when a decomposing product exploded.
Dec. 5, 2017 - IKO Industries Ltd., a manufacturer of roofing products, has been fined $85,000 after a worker suffered critical injuries after material used to make asphalt roofing products poured out of the hopper of a machine that was believed to be empty.
Nov. 30, 2017 - Fire investigators in upstate New York say a cosmetics factory fire that killed one and led to 125 people seeking hospital treatment was ignited by static electricity. 
Nov. 27, 2017 - Rockwell Automation has named automotive manufacturer Honda of Canada Manufacturing and U.K.-based equipment builder A.M.P Rose as the winners of its fifth annual Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards.
Nov. 21, 2017 - A worker has been taken to a Saskatoon hospital in an industrial accident at a manufacturing facility.

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