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July 4, 2019  

Worker at Halifax Shipyard seriously injured in industrial accident

Worker struck by a piece of equipment.

News Chemicals Food & Beverage General
June 20, 2019  

5 hospitalized after cleaning product spill at Tyson plant

Roughly 1,200 employees work at the poultry plant in Arkansas.

News Construction Oil & Gas General
May 8, 2019  

Construction accident in Alberta’s energy sector kills two workers

RCMP and the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Department are investigating.

News Chemicals Food & Beverage General
March 6, 2019  

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.

News Manufacturing General
January 16, 2019  

Police, ministry investigate after fatal industrial accident in Caledon, Ont.

The incident took place on Monday afternoon at a road construction site.

News Manufacturing General
November 19, 2018  

Man dies after being electrocuted in industrial accident in Leamington: police

Ministry of Labour is investigating the accident.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Operations
August 30, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General Operations Production
July 5, 2017  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance General Operations Production
April 5, 2017  

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.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 17, 2017  

Man dead in industrial accident in Toronto’s east end

Man of unknown age got pulled into a piece of machinery.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations
January 16, 2017  

Ont. man fatally crushed between two trailers in industrial accident

Incident occured in Campbellford, Ont., north of Trenton.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
January 12, 2017  

Ford worker killed after fall from Michigan factory crane

Reports suggest the man, who’s name has not been released, fell about 50 feet.

News Manufacturing Transportation Business Operations General Operations Production
January 12, 2017  

Six injured in Minnesota truck plant explosion

Blast occurred in paint shop; sheriff says the scene is safe.

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December 20, 2016  

[ICYMI] PLANT’S top 10 news stories from 2016

Check out PLANT’s best-read news items to reflect on the year that was.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
December 15, 2016  

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.