Machine Safety
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.
Nov. 21, 2017 - State and local authorities are trying to determine what triggered explosions and a fire at a cosmetics factory in New York's Hudson Valley that killed one employee and injure nearly three dozen other workers and firefighters.
Nov. 15, 2017 - Concord, Ontario-based FGF Brands pleaded guilty and was fined $70,000 after a temporary worker was trapped and injured by a dough machine that had been started up while cleaning was being done.
Oct. 23, 2017 - Drummond Metal Fabrication Ltd. has been found guilty and fined $50,000 after a temporary worker was critically injured when operating a metal-polishing lathe at the metal fabrication plant.
Oct. 5, 2017 - The Eastman Chemical Company says two coal gas explosions and a fire this week at its Tennessee chemical plant posed no threat to the environment or human health.
Oct. 2, 2017 - Automaker FCA Canada Inc., part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, pleaded guilty and was fined $140,000 after a worker received head injuries when bolts failed on a transfer press undergoing maintenance.
Sep. 29, 2017 - A Chicago, Ill., manufacturer of rigid metal, plastic, and hybrid containers faces $503,380 in proposed penalties after inspectors from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) responded to four separate reports of workers suffering injuries at the facility.

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