Windsor concrete company fined $175,000 for fatality
Prestressed Systems pleaded guilty to failing to adequately protect a worker.
Battery factory collapses in fire in New Delhi, one death
No workers inside the building when the fire broke out around 4 a.m.
Two dead following accident at western Pennsylvania plant
Incident happened while workers were doing maintenance in an underground enclosure at the coal-fired power plant.
Three die, 4 hurt when boiler explodes in St. Louis box plant
Investigators were trying to pinpoint what caused the 1.5-ton cast iron boiler to blow up.
Ont. man fatally crushed between two trailers in industrial accident
Incident occured in Campbellford, Ont., north of Trenton.
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Worker dies after exposure to cyanide
A bag of sodium cynanide was discovered in the 38-year old electroplating company employee’s pocket.
Four workers killed in explosion at Shanghai machinery factory
Cause of the explosion has yet to be identified; also injured two other workers.
Samsung probes factories over cancer scare
A South Korean court has ruled two cancer-related deaths were caused by iffy conditions at semiconductor factories