IMPO sits down with Nino Granatiero, Vice President, Safety and Marketing for Grainger, to discuss some of the safety issues Grainger sees with its manufacturing customers, and how it looks to help streamline some of these critical efforts within a manufacturing environment.
Many safety engineers are overwhelmed by the sheer volume of safety standards. It’s a struggle to find a starting point and determine which standards are appropriate for which application and in what geographic location. A roadmap can help determine the appropriate ISO standard for the project and how it can be applied to achieve desired safety performance.
Hyundai is recalling nearly 43,000 luxury cars in the U.S. because the brake lights can fail to illuminate.
Regulators found five safety violations after a 23-year-old worker died earlier this year at Michael Foods Inc.'s operation in Wakefield.
Nissan has agreed to pay some customers up to $800 each to settle claims that certain vehicles had faulty brakes.
Nissan is recalling about 470,000 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause fuel leaks.
At least 38 people have died and 51 have been injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
Workplace safety is not only the right thing to do for your workers; it’s the right thing to do for your business.
Late Friday, Honda confirmed it would replace driver's air bag inflators on 2.6 million more vehicles as it expands repairs to the entire U.S., despite airbag supplier Takata's refusal to take its recall nationwide.
BP PLC wanted the court to consider whether people and businesses seeking payments under the settlement included some who haven't actually suffered any injury related to the spill.
Several workers injured in an explosion at Consumers Co-operative Refineries Ltd., are collectively suing the company as well as associated companies that were involved in the plant's refurbishment.
With 2014 dwindling to its last months, it's time to think about what the future will hold. And for those working in manufacturing, the 2015 rules and regulations from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) are something to follow.
The top Japanese auto safety official acknowledged Friday that Japan's recall system needs an overhaul to better respond to global problems highlighted by the debacle over Takata air bags that can explode.
Sales of leases on 8.1 million acres of federal oil and gas parcels — an area larger than Massachusetts and Rhode Island combined — are on hold because of worries that drilling could harm greater sage grouse, according to government data.
Maintaining a safe working environment in your warehouse is just as important as your productivity. Productivity declines when accidents disable skilled employees or damage equipment and materials. Safety as a result must be taken seriously. Here are six ways to encourage your crew to work safely.
Japan's Takata Corp. rejected federal regulators' demand Wednesday for an expanded, nationwide recall of millions of air bags, setting up a possible legal showdown and leaving some drivers to wonder about the safety of their cars.
Law enforcement in California is testing smart pistols equipped with technology that alerts police dispatchers whenever their gun is unholstered or fired. The experimental technology is meant to protect police and provide detailed insight into officer involved shootings.
Toyota today called for a coordinated industry-wide joint initiative to independently test Takata airbag inflators that have been the subject of recent recalls.
A defiant Takata Corp. told a U.S. safety agency that its demand for a nationwide air bag recall isn't supported by evidence, and the government doesn't have authority to tell a parts maker to do a recall.
Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. is forming a panel to audit its manufacturing and come up with ways to make safe air bag inflators, but the company's response to a U.S. demand for a national inflator recall remains unclear.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, two automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in high-humidity states.
General Motors is recalling 316,357 vehicles in North America because their headlights can stop working.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.
A report by federal accident investigators points to a manufacturing defect as the likely cause of an internal short circuit that led to a battery fire in a Boeing 787 airliner parked at Boston's airport last year.