Safety http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en 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 USW Workers Strike at Two More Refineries http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/usw-workers-strike-two-more-refineries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Talks quietly broke down Friday but the walkout wasn’t announced until Sunday. The refineries affected account for 13% of all refining in the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/usw-workers-strike-two-more-refineries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/usw-workers-strike-two-more-refineries#comments Competitiveness Labor / Employment Policy Safety Leadership The Latest Mon, 09 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0000 159641 at http://www.industryweek.com Scott Olson/Getty Images 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants Winners: Pacesetters in Manufacturing Performance http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/2014-industryweek-best-plants-winners-pacesetters-manufacturing-performance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The high-achieving 2014 IndustryWeek Best Plants winners aim for excellence today and recognize that tomorrow is an opportunity to perform even better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/2014-industryweek-best-plants-winners-pacesetters-manufacturing-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/iw-best-plants-awards/2014-industryweek-best-plants-winners-pacesetters-manufacturing-performance#comments Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Awards Quality Safety Operations None The Latest Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:59:00 +0000 158731 at http://www.industryweek.com 2014 IW Best Plants Winner: General Cable is Hard-Wired for Safety http://www.industryweek.com/safety/2014-iw-best-plants-winner-general-cable-hard-wired-safety <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eleven years ago, the General Cable plant was on the brink of closure. Today, it is a diversified and growing plant, recognized for safety excellence.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/2014-iw-best-plants-winner-general-cable-hard-wired-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/2014-iw-best-plants-winner-general-cable-hard-wired-safety#comments Companies & Executives Lean / Six-Sigma IW Best Plants Awards Safety Teamwork None The Latest Tue, 03 Feb 2015 15:50:00 +0000 158781 at http://www.industryweek.com Takata Exec Indicted in US for Fixing Seatbelt Prices http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/takata-exec-indicted-us-fixing-seatbelt-prices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Justice Department suggested Usuda had refused to plead guilty and cut a deal in the case as others did.</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/takata-exec-indicted-us-fixing-seatbelt-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/transportation/takata-exec-indicted-us-fixing-seatbelt-prices#comments Competitiveness Companies & Executives Corporate Responsibility Safety Transportation The Latest Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:37:00 +0000 158001 at http://www.industryweek.com Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Do More for Worker Safety, US Tells Bangladesh http://www.industryweek.com/safety/do-more-worker-safety-us-tells-bangladesh <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States said it won't restore special trade benefits to Bangladesh until the country does more for worker safety and rights in its crucial apparel sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/do-more-worker-safety-us-tells-bangladesh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/do-more-worker-safety-us-tells-bangladesh#comments Safety Trade Global Economy Operations The Latest Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:38:00 +0000 157611 at http://www.industryweek.com Source: IndustriALL Global Union White House Renews Bid for Cybersecurity Law http://www.industryweek.com/technology/white-house-renews-bid-cybersecurity-law <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The updated proposal 'promotes better cybersecurity information sharing between the private sector and government, and it enhances collaboration and information sharing amongst the private sector.'</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/technology/white-house-renews-bid-cybersecurity-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/white-house-renews-bid-cybersecurity-law#comments Information Technology Safety Technology The Latest Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:45:00 +0000 157301 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Scientists Urge Artificial Intelligence Safety Focus http://www.industryweek.com/technology/scientists-urge-artificial-intelligence-safety-focus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An open letter was signed by physicist Stephen Hawking, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk urging for a renewed focus on safety and ethics to prevent dangers to society.</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/technology/scientists-urge-artificial-intelligence-safety-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/technology/scientists-urge-artificial-intelligence-safety-focus#comments Digital Tools Safety Robotics Innovation Technology The Latest Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:30:00 +0000 157261 at http://www.industryweek.com Thinkstock Honda Fined Record $70 Million http://www.industryweek.com/safety/honda-fined-record-70-million <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The agency imposed a $35 million fine on the giant Japanese automaker over its failure to report 1,729 death and injury claims to the agency between 2003 and 2014. A second $35 million penalty was issued for not reporting warranty claims from customers over the same time period. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/honda-fined-record-70-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/honda-fined-record-70-million#comments Safety The Latest Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:07:00 +0000 157121 at http://www.industryweek.com GM Adds Another 92,000 Vehicles to Ignition Switch Recall http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-adds-another-92000-vehicles-ignition-switch-recall <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The latest recall affects some 83,572 trucks in the United States from the 2011-2012 model year, as well as vehicles from 2007 to 2014 that were repaired with faulty parts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-adds-another-92000-vehicles-ignition-switch-recall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/safety/gm-adds-another-92000-vehicles-ignition-switch-recall#comments Safety The Latest Fri, 02 Jan 2015 12:19:00 +0000 156671 at http://www.industryweek.com