Machine Safety
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.
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.
Apr. 26, 2017 - Dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago, a rights group said Monday.
Mar. 20, 2017 - A court in northern India has sentenced 13 factory workers to life imprisonment for taking part in violence at the country's largest automobile factory that led to the death of a manager nearly five years ago.
Mar. 17, 2017 - Martinrea International, carrying on business as Hydroform Solutions, pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when machinery fell while being lifted with an overhead crane.
Feb. 24, 2017 - The day may come when industrial robots can inspect their cells for hazards that could hurt their human co-workers, but for now it’s still the responsibility of joint heath and safety committees (JHSCs).
Feb. 16, 2017 - Following a trial, Matrix Logistics Services Ltd. has been convicted and ordered to pay a fine of $70,000 after a worker was seriously injured after being pulled into a moving conveyor belt.
Feb. 15, 2017 - Goodyear will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations at its Danville, Va., tire plant where four workers died on the job over the course of a year, officials announced.
Feb. 6, 2017 - A window and door manufacturer in Concord, Ont., pleaded guilty and was fined $150,000 after one worker died and another was injured by material that fell from a work station.
Feb. 3, 2017 - A fire at a Philippine factory complex that injured 126 workers was finally put out Friday after two days, and an official said all employees had been accounted for.
Jan. 14, 2017 - A company providing sales and service of tractors and other equipment used in the construction industry pleaded guilty and has been fined $115,000 after a worker suffered injuries from a falling piece of equipment.
Jan. 13, 2017 - Ford Motor Co. says a 55-year-old contract worker has died after falling from a crane at a Detroit-area plant.

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