A 55-year-old man's left arm was severed Thursday in an industrial accident at a Seattle fortune cookie company. Kyle Moore of the Seattle Fire Department says the arm was severed after the man became stuck in a machine up to his chest.
Benko Products, Inc., a leading innovator in material handling and safety products, announces that its Protect-O-Gate Pivot Gate model is also available in double pallet width size. The pivot gate eliminates the potential for falls and other accidents associated with mezzanine loading areas.
Volvo is building new plants in Sweden and China, introducing new vehicles and developing its own infotainment system that it says will be less distracting. The company is also hiring a new ad agency and working on a bolder message emphasizing Volvo's reputation for safety.
Another Tesla Model S electric car has caught fire, this time after hitting road debris outside of Smyrna, Tennessee. It's the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a New Hampshire textiles company is facing $115,000 in fines for 21 serious violations of workplace safety standards at its Hampton plant.
Pollution causing school and airport closures in Harbin, China hurts many, but helps one entrepreneur trying to capitalize on the smog.
West Virginia Potato Chip Co. has rebounded from a fire that damaged its Parkersburg plant in March. Production of the company's Mister Bee potato chips has resumed following renovations of the facility.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has developed a new wrench aimed at preventing serious and costly injuries among gas-meter technicians. In some cases, the injuries have required shoulder surgery and have resulted in up to $100,000 in medical bills and lost work days according to researchers.
A lawsuit that alleges a defective light bulb manufactured in New Hampshire caused a fire at a Kimberly-Clark de Mexico paper mill in Mexico has been moved from state to federal court.
Whirlpool Corp. says extensive soil tests show no evidence of illegal dumping or widespread contamination in an area of northern Ohio where children were among dozens of people who have been sickened in a cancer cluster.
Authorities are investigating a deadly explosion at a manufacturing plant in the northwest Georgia town of Rockmart. Polk County Coroner Lester Litesey III tells The Associated Press that 56-year-old Elaine Davidson of Rockmart died in the blast.
State safety regulators announced Tuesday they are seeking $707,000 in fines against Sinclair Oil Corp. after alleging 22 safety violations at the company's refinery in south-central Wyoming, including a toxic gas release that sickened dozens of workers in May.
MSC Industrial Supply Co. has added more than 3,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) and facility safety products to its safety portfolio.
The recent litigation is the latest in a years-long battle between DuPont and residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley, in the heart of Appalachia along the Ohio River.
Each light has a 210 degree articulating head that rotates a full 360 degrees, and a removable magnet with 135- pound pull strength that attaches to most contoured steel surfaces.
The textured fingertips provide a grip that allows for complete control in both wet and dry environments, and the extended cuff provides extra protection to the wrist and lower forearm.
Occupational safety officials are investigating Chattanooga's Wrigley Manufacturing plant after a 34-year-old woman died there.
The federal government is investigating Jeep Liberty SUVs after two reports of fires in the driver's side doors.
Amid incidents of pets dying from dog treats, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited rules to make pet food and animal feed safer.
An explosion inside a candy factory in the border city of Ciudad Juarez on Thursday left one person dead and at least 40 injured, Mexican authorities said.
U.S. auto safety regulators have decided not to open a formal investigation into the Oct. 2 fire that damaged a Tesla electric car near Seattle.
The owner of a gunpowder plant where an explosion shook nearby buildings and killed two workers was convicted on Wednesday of negligent homicide and manslaughter.
Older brake fluid and corrosion of the brake piston inside the front brake master cylinder can form a gas that reduces fluid pressure transmission to the front brake.
The recall covers some Nissan Pathfinders from the 2013 and 2014 model years, as well as the 2013 Infiniti JX35 and its successor model, the 2014 QX60.
A South Korean court said studies conducted to evaluate safety at Samsung chip factories failed to fully examine workplace health hazards, undermining the electronics giant's efforts to distance itself from claims that its manufacturing plants caused fatal cancers.