Authorities in central Illinois are working to determine what led to the death of a 48-year-old Heyworth man after a fall last week at a Cargill Inc. soybean-processing plant. Cargill spokesman Mark Klein says Burleson was in the elevator area where the soybeans are stored and apparently fell onto a lower level.
General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix short-circuits in power-window and door-lock switches that can cause fires. The recall covers Chevrolet TrailBlazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, Isuzu Ascender and Saab 97-X SUVs from the 2006 and 2007 model years.
Electric-car maker Fisker Automotive is recalling about 2,400 Karma sports sedans to fix cooling fans that can catch fire. The recall comes after Fisker and a private fire investigation firm finished probing an Aug. 10 fire in a Karma in Woodside, Calif.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating the Nissan Versa subcompact car because an air bag may fail to inflate in crashes. The probe affects about 100,000 Versas from the 2012 model year. A cable can get pinched in the steering column and cause the problem, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The pinched cable will set off a warning light on the dashboard.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 1,700 Dodge Durango SUVs because the rear side air bags may not work in a crash.
An Australian importer recalled 23,000 Chinese-made cars after asbestos was found inside engine and exhaust gaskets, the nation's consumer watchdog said.
Johnson & Johnson plans to remove potentially cancer-causing and other dangerous chemicals from nearly all its adult toiletries and cosmetic products worldwide within 3 1/2 years.
As any on-site manager can tell you, proper cleaning is vital to the safe and successful operational performance of any industrial or institutional facility.
General Motors is recalling more than 10,000 full-size vans in the U.S. and Canada because the fuel filler pipes can rust, leak, and cause fires.
Most midsize luxury cars — including the Mercedes-Benz C-Class — performed poorly in a new frontal crash test developed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the U.S.
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Mercedes-Benz is recalling all-season accessory floor mats sold in model year 2012 and 2013 ML-Class vehicles because they could cause the car's gas pedal to get stuck.
General Motors is recalling more than 38,000 Chevrolet Impala police cars in the U.S. and Canada because a part in the front suspension can crack and cause a crash.
Kawasaki is recalling nearly 4,200 Ninja ZX-10R motorcycles in the U.S. because oil can leak onto the rear tire and cause a crash.
The National Transportation Safety Board says a fan shaft failed on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner engine during a taxi test at Charleston International Airport.
Investigators were looking at how a small, seemingly insignificant leak at one of the country's biggest oil refineries quickly unraveled into an intense fire.
A court ruled that a man who lived near a Kubota plant died of mesothelioma caused by asbestos used at the plant, and ordered the machinery maker to pay 31.9M yen in damages to his family.
There are plans to test the 200-acre site of the former plant in Macomb County's Shelby Township for trichloroethylene and trichloroethane.
It said the family-run workshop, which made locks, was illegal. The blast happened when sparks from a polishing machine ignited dust in the workshop.
Before it shut down and declared bankruptcy, Avtex Fibers was cited for violating Virginia's environmental laws with wastewater discharges into the Shenandoah River.
14 people were identified as having been exposed to potentially toxic smoke at Precision Manufacturing.
Counselors are meeting with employees at a Milwaukee manufacturing plant where police say an employee fatally shot his supervisor and then killed himself.
Toyota Motor Corp. said it's recalling RAV4 SUVs and Lexus HS 250h sedans in the U.S. to fix a suspension problem that could cause crashes.
Frito-Lay officials are determining how much damage was caused by a fire at the company's plant in south Topeka.