Machine Safety
Dec. 1, 2016 - Police say a fire has engulfed a factory manufacturing explosives in southern India and 15 workers are feared dead and another three injured.
Nov. 24, 2016 - Auto parts manufacturer Linergy Manufacturing, carrying on business as LPP Manufacturing, pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after a worker was injured while handling machinery that was still connected to power.
Nov. 24, 2016 - The death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China rose to 74, state media said Thursday, in the country’s worst work-safety accident in over two years.
Nov. 16, 2016 - Bonduelle Canada, owner and operator of a vegetable processing facility in southwestern Ontario, pleaded guilty and was fined $80,000 after a worker was critically injured while cleaning a conveyor belt.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Moosehead Breweries has received the Safety Star Award for “demonstrating safety leadership and outstanding achievements in occupational health and safety” at the WorkSafeNB 2016 Health and Safety Conference in Moncton.
Nov. 7, 2016 - TSP Canada Towers, a company that manufactures wind turbines and towers, pleaded guilty and was fined $75,000 after a worker was critically injured when a one-ton structural steel ring fell from a storage rack.
Nov. 7, 2016 - Vale Canada Limited pleaded guilty and has been fined $1,000,000 after one worker died and another was critically injured while attempting to clear a jam in a rock-crushing machine at a plant near Sudbury.
Nov. 3, 2016 - Southcoast IQF, a company that operates a vegetable processing, freezing and packaging facility in southwestern Ontario, pleaded guilty and was fined $54,500 after a worker received a critical injury from the cutting blades of a dicer.
Nov. 3, 2016 - Albarrie Canada Ltd., a company that manufactures industrial-use fabrics, pleaded guilty and was fined $40,000 after a worker was caught in a carding machine and suffered injuries.
Oct. 7, 2016 - CS Wind Canada, a manufacturer of wind turbine towers, pleaded guilty and has been fined $60,000 after a worker was injured by moving components of a tower under construction.
Oct. 3, 2016 - Matcor Automotive, a manufacturer of metal parts for the automotive industry, was convicted after a trial and given a fine of $270,000 after a worker suffered a devastating injury involving a robotic device.
Sept. 30, 2016 - Mohawk Garnet, operator of a mill in the City of Greater Sudbury, Ont., pleaded guilty and has been fined $75,000 after two separate incidents in which workers were injured by moving conveyor belts.
Sept. 26, 2016 - Bailey Metal Processing has been fined $50,000 after a worker was injured by machinery.
Sept. 26, 2016 - Steel producer ArcelorMittal Dofasco was fined $60,000 after a worker was overcome by gas fumes and lost consciousness at the company’s Burlington Street East plant in Ontario.
Aug. 19, 2016 - The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) is seeking 38 inspectors to help enforce Ontario’s occupational health and safety laws at industrial and construction sector workplaces across the province, said a senior official.

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