Despite the recent increase in popularity, e-cigarettes are largely unregulated and lack adequate safety standards. Read more
Not only has the popularity of e-cigarettes increased in recent years, so have concerns over health and fire risks with the devices. Read more
OSHA is investigating a chemical explosion at the Dow Chemical Co. in North Andover that critically injured four people. Read more
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has issued its largest-ever safety-related fine against PG&E Corp. The company must pay $1.4 billion for its role in a deadly 2010 pipel... Read more
Subaru of America Inc. is recalling an unknown number of Legacy, Outback, Impreza and Baja vehicles for problems with Takata Corp. airbags, which may explode during use. According to the Nat... Read more
A judge has approved a settlement that resolves federal workplace and environmental civil charges at a plant in Hancock County, W. Va. An explosion at the plant in 2010 killed three workers.... Read more
Two residents of the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, where a runaway train derailed and exploded into a wall of fire that killed 50 people, have filed a class action lawsuit attempting to secur... Read more
The City of West, Texas, has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the fertilizer plant that was the site of an explosion in April that resulted in 15 deaths and tens of millions in property... Read more
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Plains Gas Solutions LLC in Eunice, La. following a February explosion and fire that left a worker seve... Read more
A lawsuit has been filed arising out of the flash explosion from a small fire pot that badly burned Chris Kutsor, a young Alabamian, in May 2011. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Madis... Read more
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