Safety http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Exploding Takata Airbag Hurts Another US Driver http://www.industryweek.com/safety/exploding-takata-airbag-hurts-another-us-driver <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>About 20 million vehicles produced by some of the world's biggest automakers are being recalled due to the risk their Takata-made airbags could deploy with excessive explosive power, spraying potentially fatal shrapnel into the vehicle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/exploding-takata-airbag-hurts-another-us-driver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/exploding-takata-airbag-hurts-another-us-driver#comments Safety The Latest Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:18:00 +0000 164751 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano/Getty Images BMW Recalls 80,000 Vehicles in China http://www.industryweek.com/safety/bmw-recalls-80000-vehicles-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recall is due to flawed wiring in the engines that could cause the power supply to short-circuit and result in accidents. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/bmw-recalls-80000-vehicles-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/bmw-recalls-80000-vehicles-china#comments Safety The Latest Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:26:00 +0000 164251 at http://www.industryweek.com Could Nanotechnology Face Mass Torts? http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/could-nanotechnology-face-mass-torts <div class="field-byline"> Mark Raffman and Andrew Kim </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> Almost every major risk assessment of nanotechnology admits uncertainty about whether nanotechnology exposure—mainly by inhalation—can cause permanent damage to the human body.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/could-nanotechnology-face-mass-torts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/could-nanotechnology-face-mass-torts#comments Emerging Technologies Safety Innovation The Latest Tue, 07 Apr 2015 15:06:00 +0000 164151 at http://www.industryweek.com Chemical Plant Explosion in China Injures Three http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Proposals for plants producing paraxylene, a flammable, carcinogenic liquid used in the production of polyester films and fabrics, have sparked large protests in several Chinese cities in recent years over fears it poses risks to health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-plant-explosion-china-injures-three#comments Environment Safety The Latest Mon, 06 Apr 2015 17:41:00 +0000 164071 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Jury Orders Chrysler to Pay Millions Over Boy's Death http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/jury-orders-chrysler-pay-millions-over-boys-death <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The jury found that Chrysler acted with "reckless or wanton disregard for human life in the design or sale" of the 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee, knowing it could endanger lives.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/jury-orders-chrysler-pay-millions-over-boys-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/jury-orders-chrysler-pay-millions-over-boys-death#comments Safety Transportation Global Economy Supply Chain The Latest Fri, 03 Apr 2015 05:26:00 +0000 163881 at http://www.industryweek.com Chris McGrath/Getty Images Four Dead, 16 Injured as Pemex Oil Platform Explodes http://www.industryweek.com/safety/four-dead-16-injured-pemex-oil-platform-explodes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Some 300 workers were taken to other platforms in the area while the injured were transported to Pemex's general hospital in Ciudad de Carmen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/four-dead-16-injured-pemex-oil-platform-explodes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/four-dead-16-injured-pemex-oil-platform-explodes#comments Safety Operations The Latest Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:13:00 +0000 163791 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Pemex CEO Emilio Lozoya Austin at an October 2014 conference</p> Getty Images Europe NAM-Supported Resolutions in the Senate Budget http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/nam-supported-resolutions-senate-budget <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Republican-led Senate approved a budget in an overnight session last week. It contains hundreds of amendments, among them, dozens that affect manufacturers and how they run their businesses. The National Association of Manufacturers Senior Vice President of Policy and Government Relations, Aric Newhouse, sent a letter to the United States Senate regarding amendment votes on S. Con Res. 11, the Senate Budget Resolution.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/nam-supported-resolutions-senate-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/galleries/nam-supported-resolutions-senate-budget#comments Galleries Legislation Safety Global Economy Operations Technology The Latest Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:16:00 +0000 163491 at http://www.industryweek.com <p>Mark Wilson/Getty Images</p> Kraft Recalls Mac & Cheese Over Metal Fragments http://www.industryweek.com/safety/kraft-recalls-mac-cheese-over-metal-fragments <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Kraft says it's received eight complaints from customers who found metal pieces among the macaroni. So far, there are no reports of any injuries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/kraft-recalls-mac-cheese-over-metal-fragments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/kraft-recalls-mac-cheese-over-metal-fragments#comments Customer Relationships Safety Operations Supply Chain The Latest Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:39:00 +0000 162851 at http://www.industryweek.com David McNew/Getty Images Safety: A Value Contributor or Productivity Competitor? http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor <div class="field-byline"> Shawn M. Galloway, President, ProAct Safety </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Safety continues to suffer from the wrong focus, goals and objectives. Until there is a change in how we frame safety's role and purpose within organizations, we will continue to upset the customers of safety, require a greater emphasis on controlling behavior and ensuring compliance, and continue with have-to rather than want-to cultures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/safety-value-contributor-or-productivity-competitor#comments Corporate Culture Safety Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:28:00 +0000 161901 at http://www.industryweek.com Chemical Cloud over Spanish Town after Factory Accident http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-cloud-over-spanish-town-after-factory-accident <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The "explosion or chemical reaction" happened when products being "loaded or unloaded" at a factory owned by Simar at an industrial zone in the northeastern town of Igualda became mixed. Local officials ordered around 64,500 people to remain indoors with their windows shut.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-cloud-over-spanish-town-after-factory-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/chemical-cloud-over-spanish-town-after-factory-accident#comments Safety The Latest Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:20:00 +0000 159971 at http://www.industryweek.com