Machine Safety
Mar. 25, 2018 - An explosion at a Massachusetts manufacturing facility has killed one worker and injured another.
Mar. 20, 2018 - Following a guilty plea, Hung Wang Foods Inc. and Fred King-Cheong Fung, a director of the company, were fined $50,000 and $10,000 respectively, after a worker suffered injury while attempting to clear dough that was jammed in a noodle-cutting machine. 
Mar. 16, 2018 - The Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) branch of Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade is reminding employers to ensure workplaces are safe and workers are adequately supervised to perform their duties, after three employers and a property owner were prosecuted for violations under The Workplace Safety and Health Act.
Mar. 13, 2018 - Dematic Ltd., a supplier of integrated supply chain automation, software and services, pleads guilty after a worker became pinned between the guardrail of a work platform and a steel structure and died from the injuries.
Feb. 24, 2018 - The Ontario government says a now-bankrupt mining company has been fined $1.3 million in connection with the deaths of two workers in 2014.
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.

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