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 - 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. 12, 2016 - Meyer Steel Drum Inc. in Chicago, Ill., is facing $46,800 in proposed penalties for lack of adequate machine guarding.
Aug. 12, 2016 - La Espiga de Oro Inc., a Houston, Texas, tortilla factory faces $106,700 in federal penalties for exposing employees to amputation, machine, fall and extreme heat hazards.
Jul. 8, 2016 - This May, Baldor employees at the Fort Smith motor plant in Arkansas achieved 15 million hours with a lost-time accident — a milestone achievement they’ve been working toward since August 2010, says the company.
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