Worker at Halifax Shipyard seriously injured in industrial accident
Worker struck by a piece of equipment.
5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant
Roughly 1,200 employees work at the poultry plant in Arkansas.
Construction accident in Alberta’s energy sector kills two workers
RCMP and the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Department are investigating.
2 Kansas companies indicted over noxious chemical cloud
The three-count indictment alleges that Midwest Grain Products Inc. and Harcros Chemicals Inc. violated the Clean Air Act.
Police, ministry investigate after fatal industrial accident in Caledon, Ont.
The incident took place on Monday afternoon at a road construction site.
Man dies after being electrocuted in industrial accident in Leamington: police
Ministry of Labour is investigating the accident.
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.
Worker killed at BC Domtar mill identified
57-year old Jim Macleod had worked at the mill for 37 years, and was an active member of the local Unifor union.
OSHA probe of boiler blast could take months
Three people were killed Apr. 3 when the van-sized boiler blew up at Loy-Lange Box Co. in St. Louis.
Man dead in industrial accident in Toronto’s east end
Man of unknown age got pulled into a piece of machinery.
Ont. man fatally crushed between two trailers in industrial accident
Incident occured in Campbellford, Ont., north of Trenton.
Ford worker killed after fall from Michigan factory crane
Reports suggest the man, who’s name has not been released, fell about 50 feet.
Six injured in Minnesota truck plant explosion
Blast occurred in paint shop; sheriff says the scene is safe.
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Manufacturer cited with safety violations after robotic machine kills woman
The 20-year old woman had entered a robotic station to clear a sensor fault after the assembly line had stopped.
Worker hurt in explosion at Kansas chemical plant
Facility manufactures and packages aerosol, liquid and other specialty chemicals.
Worker dies after exposure to cyanide
A bag of sodium cynanide was discovered in the 38-year old electroplating company employee’s pocket.
Chinese businessman sentenced to death for Tianjin blast
Massive explosion last year at a chemical warehouse killed 173 people.
Vale fined $1M after one killed, one injured at Sudbury, Ont. plant
Incident took place at the company’s rock-crushing facility in April 2014.
Two dead in Virginia rail car plant shooting
Getachew Fekede, 53, was fired by the manufacturer in March after he stopped showing up for work.
Man encased in hot tar in Toronto industrial accident
Forty-six year old remains in life-threatening condition.
Cambodian garment workers injured in truck crash
33 injuries have been reported, 12 of which are listed as critical.
Five hurt in Georgia aluminum plant explosion
Injuries ranged from life-threatening to “walking wounded.”
Worker in hospital following injury at Regina Co-op oil refinery
Hot diesel sprayed onto the worker’s calves.
Worker at Alberta refinery killed after being hit by bus
Incident occurred at North West Redwater Partnership’s Sturgeon Refinery site.
Eight injured in fire at oil refinery in Mexico
Pemex said none of the injuries to two petroleum workers and six contractors were serious; cause of blaze being investigated.
Death toll rises to 158 in Tianjin chemical warehouse explosions
Authorities say 15 people remain missing.
Seven dead in China’s latest industrial accident
Workers overcome by gases at paper mill.
Labour ministry orders work stoppage at Siemens Tillsonburg wind plant
One employee is in hospital with serious injuries after industrial accident July 13.
Explosion at Wash. aerospace plant hurls machinery, causes collapses
Five workers injured in blast that authorities say stemmed from vapours released during chemical manufacturing.
Workers killed on Pemex oil platform in Gulf of Mexico
Rig was manoeuvring for offshore well maintenance at the time of the accident.
Chrysler worker dies in accident at Detroit assembly facility
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC said the employee was killed at the facility’s wastewater treatment plant