Machine Safety
Jun. 15, 2017 - Fire has heavily damaged a dairy operation in Kamloops, B.C., that processes milk from farmers across the North Thompson and Shuswap Okanagan.
Jun. 15, 2017 - Dare Foods Limited pleaded guilty and has been fined $67,500 after a new worker was injured while cleaning an overhead conveyor.
Jun. 14, 2017 - A bottle manufacturing company with a plant in Brampton, Ont. has been fined $100,000 after a workplace accident caused permanent injuries to an employee’s hand.
Jun. 14, 2017 - Press brakes are especially dangerous pieces of machinery that require operator caution, regular maintenance, and protective safeguards. Used extensively in the forming of sheet metal and plate materials, press brakes are a frequent cause of amputations and crushing injuries.
Jun. 6, 2017 - Eight people were killed and nine injured in an explosion and fire June 5 at a chemical plant in eastern China’s Shandong province, local authorities and media reports said.
Jun. 4, 2017 - Marilyn Harding cries as she talks about her late husband and his death from pancreatic cancer five years after retiring from a three-decade career at the General Electric factory in her hometown.
Jun. 1, 2017 - The local sheriff says at least one person is dead and more than a dozen are hurt after an explosion at a corn milling plant in central Wisconsin.
May 12, 2017 - Rockford Systems, a provider of machine safeguarding products and services, has launched its Selfie for Safety campaign in an effort to help raise student awareness of the importance of machine safeguarding and to help fund the upgrading of safety equipment in the machine shops of several high schools in Rockford, Ill., where the company’s headquarters is located.
May 10, 2017 - Essroc Canada pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a worker was critically injured by a machine.
May 10, 2017 - A food processing company in Waterloo has pleaded guilty and has been fined $55,000 after a worker was injured by running blades in a machine.
May 9, 2017 - Ghana’s state news agency says an explosion at a factory in the Western Regional capital of Takoradi has injured at least 80 people.
May 3, 2017 - Two people were taken to hospital and 26 others were treated on scene after a carbon monoxide leak at a Saskatoon food manufacturing and labelling plant.
May 3, 2017 - An old Regina auto plant that dates back to the late 1920s has been hit by fire.
Apr. 29, 2017 - Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Limited (Gay Lea) pleaded guilty and has been fined $70,000 after a worker was injured by machinery.
Apr. 29, 2017 - A new employee at a Pennsylvania swimming pool manufacturing company has been killed after he was trapped under a 1,200-pound mould.

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