Safety News

  1. A driver who lost control of her car in Chula Vista and an auto mechanic were injured in an unusual accident Saturday morning. Lt. Christopher Kelley of the Chula Vista Police Department said a woman was driving on Main Street west of Broadway when she lost control of her car for an unknown reason ...
  2. Police: Utility worker injured by stray bullet has died... Police say a St. Louis-area utility worker hit by a stray bullet from another shooting has died. Berkeley police... An employee of Raineri Ready Mix, Langston was delivering materials to a St. Louis sewer district project when he was hit by the bullet.
  3. MONTREAL — A 44-year-old road worker was killed and seven others were injured after a vehicle crashed into a highway work site west of Montreal last night. Quebec provincial police say a 38-year-old van driver was arrested and is expected to be charged with impaired driving causing death and ...
  4. A 44-year-old Transports Quebec worker is dead and six other people are injured after an alleged impaired driver crashed his vehicle in Dorval late Friday night. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) say that around 11:30 p.m., a 38-year-old man was driving westbound on Highway 20 when he crashed into an ...
  5. TAPPAN – On Feb. 23, just after 1 p.m., Orangetown Police Department members and rescue crews responded to a report of a construction accident at 120 Western Highway in Tappan. Police said workers were renovating a building and had attached a debris chute from a third floor that emptied into a ...
  6. A 44-year-old Transport Ministry worker was killed and seven others injured when a car struck them in Montreal's west end on Friday night. Of the injured, five were seriously hurt, though officials said their lives are not in danger. The other two were treated for nervous shock. The accident happened at ...
  7. A 44-year-old Transport Quebec worker is dead and seven other workers are injured after they were struck by a vehicle late Friday night in Dorval. Five of the victims were seriously injured, but their lives are not believed to be in danger. The other two are suffering from nervous shock. The accident took ...
  8. A Transport Ministry worker was killed and six others injured when a car struck them in Montreal's west end on Friday night. Of the injured, three were seriously hurt, though officials said their lives are not in danger. The other three were treated for minor injuries and nervous shock. The accident ...
  9. A Transports Québec worker is dead and several others are injured after a driver crashed into a group of workers late Friday night in the West Island. Police say the driver somehow went off of her planned trajectory on Highway 20 west bound near the Dorval Circle, hitting the workers at around 11:30 ...
  10. The injured are K Kumara Swamy (80 per cent burns), Bandi Srinivas (95% burns), K Simhachalam (91% burns), Shyam Chauran Behra (35%burns), Sanjeeth Kumar (70% burns) and Haran Kakhalary (65 per cent burns). Another worker, Narahari, who received mild burns is stated to be out of danger.
  • Police accuse man, 38, of drunk driving in Highway 20 crash that killed road worker, badly injured 5
    A Transports Québec worker was killed late Friday night, and several others injured, when a vehicle crashed into a highway work site in the West Island. Quebec provincial police arrested a 38-year-old man, who they say will face impaired driving charges...
  • Workers comb snowy field for clues to Russian plane crash
    MOSCOW – Wading through knee-deep snow, hundreds of emergency workers searched a vast field near Moscow on Monday for remains of the 71 victims from the crash of a Russian airliner, and aviation experts began deciphering the jet's two flight recorders.
  • Highway worker's death should remind all of us to slow down
    About 90 PennDOT workers have been killed on the job since 1970... It’s harder to anticipate accident scenes and vehicle breakdowns, but the flashing lights should give you enough warning. Don’t wait until the last minute to slow down or move to...
  • 8 Egyptian workers burnt to death in bus crash
    CAIRO, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least eight workers were burnt to death and 22 others wounded on Saturday in a bus overturn that led to its burning at a highway in the coastal city of Alexandria north of the capital Cairo, a senior official from the Egyptian...
  • Worker killed in accident at Carbide Industries
    A Louisville employee was killed this morning during an accident at Carbide Industries LLC on Bells Lane. Carbide Industries is a manufacturer of calcium carbide. The company issued a statement this morning:. "Carbide Industries LLC is sad to report one of...
  • Firm told to pay £25k after worker loses finger in machinery accident
    A metal firm has been fined £23,300 at court after a steel worker’s hand was dragged into machinery costing him a finger. The victim, the longest serving employee at A.J.Metal Products in Brierley Hill, had to have part of his finger amputated...
  • Mercer County village worker killed in industrial accident
    MENDON, Mercer County — A Village of Mendon employee was killed in an industrial accident Thursday at the village utility department, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said. OTHER LOCAL NEWS: Juveniles in phone store robbery headed to adult court?
  • Industrial Worker Fatally Injured in Workplace Accident
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official says a worker at a Kentucky industrial plant has been fatally injured. Carbide Industries LLC Human Resources Director Heather Y. Davis said in a statement to WDRB-TV that the workplace accident occurred Thursday...
  • Heathrow Airport 'serious' crash kills worker, forces plane to evacuate
    A "serious" crash at Heathrow Airport has left one worker dead and caused delays for hundreds of passengers. The Telegraph reports two vehicles collided on the airfield early Wednesday morning at the London international airport's Terminal 5. Emergency...
  • Jeremy Gordon, Recology Worker, Dies In Industrial Accident
    SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A Recology worker died in an accident at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Friday morning, according to police. The San Francisco medical examiner's office has identified 42-year-old Jeremy Gordon as the worker who died in...