A US federal agency is urging a ban on using natural gas to clean out industrial piping and purging gas pipes indoors in the wake of fatal explosions at a ConAgra food processing plant in 2009 and a power plant earlier this year.
US company ConAgra Foods is facing fines approaching $135,000 after being cited for breaching dozens of safety regulations at a meat processing plant where an explosion last summer resulted in four deaths.
Industrial accidents are not funny. Does anyone need a reminder? Apparently yes; judging by how some headline writers and bloggers made light of the plight of Vincent Smith who died last week after falling into a vat of liquid chocolate at a New Jersey...
Tyson Foods pleaded guilty yesterday to wilfully violating worker safety regulations that led to a worker’s death over five years ago in its River Valley Animal Foods (RVAF) plant in Arkansas, stated the US Justice Department.