Industrial accidents
A milling company has agreed to plead guilty to falsifying records at a Wisconsin plant that exploded six years ago, killing five workers.
A fire and subsequent explosions at a golf ball factory in southern Taiwan have killed at least five people and injured more than 100 others, and five people are still missing.
Ukrainian officials say a Russian rocket attack has killed two people and wounded at least seven others in Zaporizhzhia.
A worker was injured early Monday when an explosion set a paint manufacturing plant in the Dallas suburbs ablaze and shot a series of fireballs into the night sky.
Police say an explosion ripped through a firecracker factory in southern India, killing eight people and wounding several others.
The 16-year-old worker killed in a Mississippi poultry plant earlier this month is the third teenager to die in a workplace accident so far this summer.
Federal safety investigators have determined that natural gas was leaking from a defective fitting at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory where a powerful explosion killed seven people.
Mexican officials say an explosion at an offshore gas platform in the Gulf of Mexico killed two workers, injured eight and left one missing.
An explosion at an Illinois ammunition factory has killed one employee. The explosion occurred Thursday at the Winchester factory in East Alton, just north of St.
At least 31 people have been killed and seven injured when cooking gas exploded at a restaurant in Yinchuan in northwestern China.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An explosion at an ammunition factory in southern Sweden seriously injured at least one person Wednesday, police said.
A worker was killed Thursday when a powerful explosion tore through a pharmaceutical chemical plant in Massachusetts.
Workers at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory smelled rotten eggs before a powerful natural gas explosion that leveled one building and heavily damaged another, killing seven people.
Wisconsin’s only oil refinery is on track to be fully operational in June after a $1.2 billion effort to rebuild the facility five years following an explosion.
A lawsuit over a deadly explosion at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory says the candy-maker ignored warnings of a natural gas leak.
A woman pulled alive from the rubble of a Pennsylvania chocolate factory after an explosion that killed seven co-workers says her arm caught fire as flames engulfed the ruined building — and then she fell through the floor into a vat of liquid chocolate.
Federal safety officials are investigating the role of a natural gas pipeline in a fatal blast at a Pennsylvania chocolate factory.
Authorities say an early morning fire has damaged a commercial building complex housing a former airplane factory founded by the Wright Brothers in Ohio.
An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania Friday killed three people and left four missing, but authorities say one person was found alive in the rubble.
OAKWOOD VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — A maintenance worker was killed in explosion at an Ohio metals plant that sparked a large fire and sent more than a dozen people to hospitals, with at least two in critical condition, authorities said.
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. (AP) — A man who fired a shot at a co-worker during a dispute at a Minnesota boat factory Thursday was subdued by other workers as he tried to flee, preventing any serious injuries, authorities said.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) — A truck driver died at a suburban Detroit steel plant after he apparently fell between a truck and a trailer and was crushed, police said.
Investigators say welding work caused a fire that killed 38 people at an industrial wholesaler in central China’s Henan province.
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — A steelworker who was injured last week in an industrial accident at a northwest Indiana steel mill has died at a Chicago hospital, officials said.
MILTON, Del. (AP) — A man working for a tree company was fatally injured when part of a tree fell on him on Monday, Delaware State Police said.
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A Texas man who was working for a contractor at an Alabama steel mill died after being struck by a forklift, authorities said.
EAGLE GROVE, Iowa (AP) — A worker died early Friday in an industrial accident at a pork processing plant in north-central Iowa, according to Prestage Foods of Iowa.
BANGKOK (AP) — Chemicals at a factory just outside the Thai capital burst back into flames briefly Tuesday, sending up another cloud of toxic black smoke and highlighting the continuing health danger from an industrial accident that killed one and injured dozens more.
BEIJING (AP) — China is pledging to harshly punish anyone responsible for major industrial accidents or outbreaks of violence in coming days as the ruling Communist Party prepares lavish celebrations for its centenary on July 1.
BEIJING (AP) — Eight people died and three others were injured when a toxic chemical leaked Saturday at a plant in the southwestern Chinese city of Guiyang, authorities said.