An investigation found that one of the eight lithium-ion cells in the plane's battery system had leaked, but its safety valve, which is designed to release excessive pressure, was properly open....More
Sandy Smith, Editor-in-Chief of EHS Today has put together a video slideshow from Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. This series of impactful “Prevent It” commercials realistically depict injury-causing workplace incidents.
Negotiations within the government panel -- which includes union officials and factory owners -- are still continuing over how much to increase the current monthly wage of $38, which was last raised in 2010....More
Do you have a question about leading a lean initiative, the characteristics of a lean leader, or other questions about lean leadership? Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership provides you with an opportunity to pose your questions to Larry Fast, who has 35 years of experience in manufacturing and operational excellence.
U.S. manufacturers find themselves in a global battle for innovation as companies and nations try to leapfrog the industrialized West. Investor and development expert Ed Sappin offers three examples of global competitors mounting formidable challenges.
The Engineering Our Future™ video contest was designed to ignite the imaginations of this next generation of innovators and get them thinking about how they will apply the engineering skills they’re learning to make a difference in their communities and our world. In celebration of National Engineers Week, check out the winning team's submission.