Each year, people are killed and maimed by explosions of finely powdered wood, metal or chemicals at factories around the country. Safety experts have been studying the threat posed by dust... Read more
Federal officials say that Imperial Sugar Co. should face fines of more than $8.7 million for violations at two plants, including a Georgia facility where an explosion killed 13 people. The... Read more
The accident at Imperial Sugar refinery in Port Wentworth, Georgia, was the latest of about 300 combustible dust incidents since 1980 that have killed more than 100 workers and injured 800 m... Read more
Industries in Georgia that produce flammable dust must now follow new safety rules imposed by Georgia’s top fire official in the wake of the deadly explosion and fire that occurred at... Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Imperial Sugar Company for various violations at its plant in Texas. A total of $36,000 in penalties was assessed. The alleged vio... Read more
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