China chemical plant explosion kills 4
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a chemical plant in southern China has killed at least four people and injured six.
The Guangxi regional emergency rescue service said on its official...
Officials ID man killed in accident at Omaha recycling plant
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a workplace accident at an Omaha recycling plant.
Television station KETV reports that police say 60-year-old Dilaver Gasa was...
Officials: Man killed in accident at Omaha recycling plant
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed in a workplace accident at an Omaha recycling plant.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that the industrial accident happened around 8:30...
BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in central China said Sunday the death toll in a gas plant explosion has risen to 15 with another 15 seriously injured.
BEIJING (AP) — The death toll has risen to 12 in a gas plant explosion in central China, authorities said Saturday.
Another 13 people were seriously injured and three others remained...
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A man has died in an industrial accident at an Amazon construction site in a Milwaukee suburb.
Oak Creek police say the victim was operating a four-wheeler on an upper...
NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police have released the name of the worker killed in an industrial accident at a Connecticut masonry contractor.
BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao.
At least 3 killed in China building collapse
BEIJING (AP) — At least three people were killed and four others buried in the collapse of a building in southern China on Monday, authorities said.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say eight people remain trapped Friday in a flooded iron mine in the country's northeast.
The accident comes a day after 10 people were killed when a...
At least 9 trapped in Shanghai building collapse
SHANGHAI (AP) — A building that was being refurbished collapsed Thursday in downtown Shanghai, and at least nine people are trapped while 11 have been pulled from the rubble.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal industrial accident at the Port of Los Angeles (all times local):
Officials have identified a dockworker killed in an industrial...
Man dies in industrial accident in Casper
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a man died in an industrial accident in eastern Wyoming.
Natrona County sheriff's deputies were called to the scene on the western edge...
BEIJING (AP) — Eleven workers were killed and two seriously injured Thursday when an elevator at a construction site in northern China fell due to snapped cable, state media reported.
At least 7 killed in China’s latest industrial accident
BEIJING (AP) — At least seven people were killed and five injured Sunday when a container containing scrap metal exploded in the latest in a series of industrial accidents in eastern...
Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant blast
BEIJING (AP) — A massive explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China with a long record of safety violations has killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others, 90 of them...
SAGOLA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a worker has died following an accident that took place while working on a vehicle at a logging business in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
Report: Worker who died at Epcot fell off cherry picker
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man who died in an industrial accident at Disney World's Epcot theme park fell from the elevated basket of a cherry picker.
Officials: Man dies after fall into vat containing acid
SOUTH LYON, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 54-year-old man has died after falling into vat containing sulfuric acid at a manufacturing facility in suburban Detroit.
The Detroit News reports Michigan Seamless Tube confirmed that the man died following the "serious industrial accident" on Saturday at its facility in South Lyon.
Coast Guard cutter crew member dies in industrial accident
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A crew member of the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory died in an industrial accident in Homer.
The crew member died after being struck Thursday by a crane that rolled over.
The Homer News reports Friday that the name and gender of the person killed were not immediately released pending notification of next of kin.
Indiana man dies in industrial accident at avionics company
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man has died in an industrial accident at an avionics company near the Fort Wayne International Airport.
The Allen County coroner's office says 57-year-old Kenyon Disbrow of Ossian was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday from blunt force injuries.
The Allen County Sheriff's Department says his death occurred at Premier Avionics at the Fort Wayne Aero Center.
Officials: Man crushed in industrial accident dies
EDGEWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Florida say a man crushed in an industrial accident has died.
The Orlando Sentinel reports 44-year-old Shawn Knowles was found injured Thursday at a Majestic Marble and Granite facility in Edgewood.
Authorities: Man dies at logging site
WINSTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 57-year-old man died in an industrial accident at a logging site south of Eugene.
The World reports someone called 911 at about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday requesting medical help for a man who was injured while working on a piece of equipment.
New York man killed in industrial accident in North Carolina
EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was killed in an industrial accident in North Carolina.
The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said 44-year-old William A. Villatoro of Bayshore, New York, was part of a team contracted to remove metal from the vacant MillerCoors plant in Eden. A news release from the sheriff's office said Villatoro was using a cutting saw Monday when it kicked back and hit him in his upper body.
Man found dead in industrial accident near Florida landfill
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been found dead under a piece of machinery in an apparent industrial accident near a Florida landfill.
Orange County Sheriff's spokesman Mike Jachles says the accident happened Friday morning. He says the man was pinned by the dump trailer, which attaches to a truck and has a hydraulic lift.
Los Angeles port container explodes in industrial accident
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shipping container explosion in the Port of Los Angeles as an industrial accident.
The container was loaded with scrap metal for export when it blew up late Tuesday afternoon at the Evergreen Shipping terminal.
There were no injuries but more than 100 people including truckers were evacuated during the investigation.
Construction worker killed in accident at school work site
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a man doing construction work at a Massachusetts school has died in an industrial accident.
Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Concord police Chief Joseph O'Connor say the 55-year-old man was operating a boom truck at the Willard Elementary School on Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by the crane.
CROZET, Va. (AP) — Police say an employee of a central Virginia lumber company has died after being hurt while on the job.
Albemarle County police said in a news release that officers responded to an industrial accident at Yancey Lumber Company in Crozet just before 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Police say 46-year-old Floriberta Macedo-Diaz of Waynesboro sustained a life-threatening injury at the job site. She was taken to the University of Virginia Medical Center, where she died as a result of her injuries.
CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal industrial accident at a Massachusetts hospital.
Authorities say a 46-year-old worker died Wednesday at Emerson Hospital in Concord while working in the crawl space of a boiler system.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion involving an oxygen tanker in California (all times local):
Officials say no patients or medical employees were hurt in an explosion involving an oxygen tanker truck that prompted the evacuation of Kaiser Permanente offices in the San Francisco Bay Area.
BEIJING (AP) — A blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others, China's official Xinhua News Agency said Friday.
The blast occurred at the Yibin Hengda Technology Co., a chemical plant in an industrial park in the city of Yibin in Sichuan province at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Xinhua said.
Xinhua cited the Jiang'an county government as saying the fire was put out on Friday morning and the injured were in stable condition.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a man was injured in an industrial accident at Walt Disney World, hours after another man was killed in a separate incident.
Orange County Sheriff's spokeswoman Ingrid Tejada-Monforte says in a news release that the man fell near Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge late Monday. He called 911 and was taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries not thought to be life-threatening.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they're investigating the death of a worker at Walt Disney World Resort.
An Orange County Sheriff's Office news release says deputies found an unconscious and unresponsive man Monday morning after responding to a 911 call near Disney's Pop Century Resort. Reedy Creek Fire Department pronounced him dead at the scene.
ORR, Minn. (AP) — The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says a Minnesota man has died after reportedly being electrocuted in an industrial accident.
Officials say the agency received a report Friday evening that the 33-year-old man had been electrocuted while trying to fix a power outage issue in rural Orr, Minnesota.
The man was pronounced dead on scene. The sheriff's office says the cause of death hasn't yet been determined, but the incident is being investigated.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Ada County Coroner's office has identified the Nampa man who died in an industrial accident in Boise, Idaho.
According to the coroner on Friday, 65-year-old Antonio Barroso Garcia died due to blunt force trauma of the head and neck.
Police say Garcia was killed on Wednesday when a heavy load lift by a tractor fell on him at the former Hewlett-Packard campus in Boise, according to officials. Garcia, who is believed to be a landscaper and contractor, died at the scene.
Agency: Texas chemical plant unprepared for Harvey floods
DALLAS (AP) — The federal agency that investigates industrial accidents offered muted criticism Thursday of the Houston-area chemical plant that flooded during Hurricane Harvey and partially exploded.
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says a worker died of asphyxiation in an accident at a Duke Energy power plant in southern Indiana.
Clarence R. Sieveking Jr. was pronounced dead Monday following the accident at Duke Energy's Gallagher Station power plant in New Albany.
Floyd County's deputy coroner confirmed in an autopsy released Thursday that the 65-year-old Sieveking died in an industrial accident. Authorities have not described the circumstances of the accident.
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Police in southern Indiana say a man has died in an apparent industrial accident at a Duke Energy power plant.
New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey says 65-year-old Clarence Silviking Jr. was pronounced dead at a Louisville, Kentucky, hospital from injuries sustained in the accident Monday morning at Duke's Gallagher Station.
Bailey says in a news release the incident was "believed to be an accident."
ALABASTER, Ala. (AP) — An industrial accident at a lime plant in Alabama has seriously injured one worker.
Alabaster Fire Executive Officer Rowdy Tidwell tells AL.com that a worker was badly burned in an explosion at Lhoist North America on Wednesday evening. He's been airlifted to a hospital.
The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.
Clearfield Police ID man from fatal industrial accident
Clearfield Police officials released the identity of a man who died after an industrial accident Saturday, April 7, at PolyExcel.
Clearfield Police Sgt. Lee Potts said the man is Jeffrey Pead, a 38-year-old Layton resident.
Layton man killed after industrial accident in Clearfield, police investigating
CLEARFIELD — Police say a Layton man is dead after an apparent industrial accident in Clearfield.
Clearfield Police were notified around 12:10 p.m. Saturday of an accident at PolyExcel, located in the Clearfield Freeport Center, according to a press release from the Clearfield Police Department.
Police ID man killed in Sioux City industrial accident
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Police have identified a worker killed in a northwestern Iowa transportation hub accident.
The Sioux City Journal reports that police say 42-year-old Brian McCormick, of Sioux City, died in the Wednesday accident at Big Soo Terminal.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Two people have been killed in separate industrial accidents in one Tennessee city within a week.
Worker dies in accident at St. Joseph sawmill
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a worker's death at a sawmill in St. Joseph.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the worker died Tuesday morning at the sawmill at American Walnut Co.
A 23-year-old Fort Wayne woman has been identified as the victim of an industrial accident Sunday afternoon at Fort Wayne Plastics, 510 Sumpter Drive.
Shacarra Lashae Houge was at work when she was involved in the accident, the Allen County coroner's office said in a statement following an autopsy.
Houge died from multiple crush force injuries because of an industrial press accident, the statement said.
Officials: Worker killed in plant accident in North Carolina
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Officials at a North Carolina plant say a worker has been killed in what is being called an industrial accident.
A statement from S&D Coffee and Tea said the worker was killed Monday morning. The worker's identity hasn't been released and the cause of the accident isn't known. No further details of the accident were provided.
The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Officials said Cabarrus EMS was called to the facility for a traumatic emergency.
3 workers burned in oil site fire in northern Colorado
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say three maintenance workers were burned in a fire at an oil site in northern Colorado.
The Weld County Sheriff's Office says two of the men were airlifted to a hospital and one was taken by ambulance after the fire broke out northeast of Greeley on Thursday afternoon. Their conditions have not been released, and investigators have not said what caused the blaze.