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(Sweden)The fire at Södra Cell Mönsterås is now considered to be under control."We will be concluding the formal rescue work during the afternoon," said Ingemar Idh, who has headed up the rescue and fire-fighting operations...
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(Germany)Palm’s Eltmann mill near Bamberg, operating the 2 newsprint paper machines PM1 and PM3, has successfully conducted the audit according to OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series)...
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(CANADA) - West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (TSX:WFT) - Forest fires have caused substantial damage to Slave Lake, Alberta and the surrounding area. West Fraser has two operations in the area...
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(Canada) - Catalyst Paper (TSX: CTL) today advised that a fire in the storage yard at its Snowflake Mill in northeast Arizona has shut down production and destroyed approximately 14,000 tonnes of recovered waste paper...
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(UK) A Fife papermaking firm has been fined £260,000 after a worker fell almost 50 feet through a fragile roof to his death...
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(USA) - Verso Paper Corp. (NYSE:VRS) announced today it exceeded the company's safetygoals for 2010 with a lost workday incidence rate (LWIR) of 0.07, which is world class performance, and a total incidence rate...
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(USA) – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited APC Paper Co. Inc. for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety and health standards following the July 26, 2010, death of a worker at the company's paper mill...
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(UK) - A Glossop packaging manufacturer has been fined after a worker was killed when a machine he was working on was activated while he was still inside...
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(USA) Captain Robert Barteck with the Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department says a fire broke out at about 10:20 a.m. at the NewPage Paper Mill on 1100 W. Riverview Expressway...
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(USA) Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. is pleased to announce that its employees have once again reached significant safety milestones...
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(CHINA) Two workers died and four others were injured after inhaling poisonous methane gas in a paper mill on Saturday in southwest China's Sichuan Province,local safety official confirmed Sunday...
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(USA) 39-year-old Julio Flores-Garcia died when he was caught in a paper baling machine at Recycling Services Inc.
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(USA)Firefighters rescued five workers on a rooftop at Wausau Paper Thursday afternoon, March 19, helping them escape a fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage. Fire ignited in an electrical room in the basement of the paper mill...
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(UK) Asthma UK has warned print companies that paper dust and some printing chemicals could cause fatal asthma attacks. The charity has set up Business Against Asthma to help raise awareness of the risks in the workplace...
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(USA) Kevin Richard, Chief Operating Officer, Mohawk Fine Papers Inc., was selected as the recipient of the Pulp & Paper Safety Association's (P&PSA) 2008 Executive Eagle Award...
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(Japan) The body of a worker was found in compressed waste paper at a papermaking material mill in Kiyosu. The body of Kotaro Ando, 69, was found at around 2.45 p.m. Sunday...
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(Canada) Those living near a mothballed pulp mill outside the northeastern B.C. town of Mackenzie will likely be allowed to return home, 24 hours after they were evacuated in the wake of a potentially deadly chlorine-dioxide leak...
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(Canada) A chlorine dioxide leak at a Mackenzie pulp mill recently taken over by the provincial government to avoid an environmental disaster forced 35 people out of their homes and workplaces on Sunday...
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(USA) A train car hauling paper to a recycling center burned for hours this morning and fire officials were investigating the cause...
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(USA) OSHA has cited Cascades Boxboard Group - Connecticut LLC for 52 alleged serious and repeat violations of safety standards at its Versailles, Conn., paper mill. The company faces $323,000 in proposed fines following a comprehensive OSHA inspection begun in July in response...
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