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.
Jan. 11, 2017 - A sheriff says a truck plant explosion that hurt several people in southeastern Minnesota could have been much worse.
Jan. 11, 2017 - As a new year develops, trends in industrial automation will continue: the evolving workforce, globalization, the use of information to develop insight into plant operation, and concerns about security.
Dec. 31, 2016 - Poly-Nova Technologies GP Inc., a manufacturer of rubber parts for the automotive industry, pleaded guilty and has been fined $80,000 after a worker was permanently injured by a hydraulic power press.
Dec. 16, 2016 - Dairy producer Saputo has reported that on December 15 at approximately 5pm, a fatality occurred on one of its Trenton, Ont., production lines.
Dec. 15, 2016 - Federal authorities have announced nearly two dozen safety violations issued to an auto parts manufacturer after a bride-to-be who worked at its Alabama plant was crushed to death by a robotic machine.
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 - 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.
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