The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed to fine Eaton Corp. $7,000 for allowing an employee to be overcome by excessive heat at the company’s plant in Kearney. Eaton spokesman Jim Michels says the company has cooperated with the agency’s investigation, but the facts don’t fit the citation and Eaton is working with […]

A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker’s 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday. An agreement filed with the Indiana Board of Safety Review settles violations at a Pilkington North America plant in Shelbyville, the department said. The […]

A factory explosion that blew out windows and injured 15 people likely originated in a room where acid is used to treat the surface of ball bearings, but it could be weeks before the exact cause is known, investigators said Tuesday. The Monday afternoon blast at New Hampshire Ball Bearings Inc. shattered glass, dislodged ceiling […]

Andrew Leone, an employee for Romeo Dimon Marine Service, was killed about 1:20 p.m. when the bucket of a skid-steer loader fell off and struck his head at a work site on Sound Avenue near Lipco Road, authorities said. Mr. Leone suffered “severe head trauma” in the accident and the Mattituck Fire Department rescue squad […]

BILLERICA — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating Nuvera Fuel Cells, on Concord Road, after an employee was found dead in an electrical closet last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA opened its inspection on Dec. 23, the same day the male employee was found dead in the closet, said […]