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3 Workers Hurt after Ammonia Leak

Three Union Pacific workers were taken to the hospital last Friday after an ammonia leak in the Cheyenne, WY, rail yard. UP spokeswoman Kristen South says the incident occurred around 6 p.m., when the pressure-relief valve on a tank car of anhydrous am …

HazMat Call at MA Food Plant

A hazardous materials incident forced evacuations from a food manufacturing plant Monday night in Wilmington, Massachusetts. Firefighters responded to Monogram Gourmet Foods on Ballardvale Street where a HazMat team was on the scene as a precaution. RE …

Water Plant Worker Suffers Chemical Exposure

A worker was rushed to the hospital after being exposed to a chemical at the city Department of Environmental Protection water-treatment facility in Oakwood on Staten Island, NY, last Tuesday morning. “The employee was treated and released from the hos …

Evac Lifts after CA Plane Parts Maker Chem Fire

The presence of 650 gallons of nitric acid at a burning Simi Valley, CA, manufacturer last Tuesday prompted evacuations and shelter-in-place orders. It was unclear if the chemical ever caught fire at RSA Engineered Products, 110 W. Cochran St., but aut …

Cisco Clears 2 Critical DCNM Vulnerabilities

Cisco released security updates to address vulnerabilities in Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM). A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. RELATED STORIES Cisco Clears Multiple Holes, In …

Decryption Tool Stops Gandcrab Ransomware

A new decryption tool released last week for the latest version of the most prolific ransomware family GandCrab. This tool allows victims of ransomware to regain access to their information encrypted by hackers, without having to pay demanded ransoms. …

GA Wood Distributor Faces Safety Fines

Woodgrain Millwork Co. – operating as Woodgrain Distribution Inc. – is facing $125,466 in fines for exposing employees to chemical and struck-by hazards at the company’s distribution facility in Lawrenceville, Georgia, said officials at the Occupationa …

Renewable Fuel Contractor Killed at IN Plant

A contractor performing maintenance on a large auger was killed in an industrial accident at the Valero renewable fuel plant in Bluffton, IN. Ryan West, 42, of Bainbridge, Ohio, died in the incident last Wednesday, said the Wells County coroner. RELATE …

Train with Bombs Derails in NV

A train carrying munitions and hazardous materials derailed in Elko County, Nevada, last Wednesday morning. The crash happened just before noon last Wednesday (June 19) near Interstate 80 about three miles east of the city of Wells, NV. RELATED STORIES …

Chem Fire at CA Plant Forces Evac

A hazardous materials chemical fire broke out forcing residents to shelter in place.Source: Ventura County Fire Department A HazMat incident caused a chemical fire at an industrial building in Simi Valley, CA, Tuesday morning, prompting evacuations of …

Outlook for Android Spoofing Hole Fixed

Microsoft cleared a spoofing vulnerability that exists in the way Microsoft Outlook for Android software parses specifically crafted email messages. An authenticated attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending a specially crafted email message …

Apple Clears AirPort Holes

Apple released security updates to address vulnerabilities in AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule wireless routers with 802.11n. If exploited, a remote attacker could leverage some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an a …

OH Aluminum Can Maker Faces Safety Fines

Silgan Containers Manufacturing Corp. is facing $106,080 in fines after an employee suffered a broken arm while servicing a machine at its Napoleon, Ohio, facility, said officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The company …

OH Metal Maker Contests Safety Ruling

Ohio Gratings Inc. – a manufacturer of aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon products based in Canton, Ohio – is facing $183,748 in fines for exposing employees to respiratory, chemical, and other hazards, said officials at the Occupational Safety and …

Fatality at CO Asphalt Plant

A 24-year-old man died Tuesday night outside a Martin Marietta asphalt plant just outside Greeley, CO. The Greeley Fire Department and Weld County Sheriff’s deputies responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to the workplace death. RELATED STORIES Fatal Chem Spil …

5 Tyson Workers Hurt after Chem Spill

Five workers were taken to the hospital with one in critical condition after a cleaning agent was spilled at a Tyson Foods poultry plant in northwest Arkansas. Five employees were sent to the hospital on Tuesday morning after the incident outside its p …

Cisco Clears Multiple Holes, Including 3 Critical

Cisco released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Among the vulnerabilities there were three critical issues, seven vulnerabilities labeled high and 16 medium vulnerabilities. RELATED STORIES Cisco Clears IOS XE Software …

Phishing Attack at OR Human Services

Just around 645,000 people’s personal information is now at risk from a January data breach at the Oregon Department of Human Services. State officials announced the notifications Tuesday. They said they will start mailing notifications Wednesday. RELA …

Safety Fines for AL Auto Parts Maker, Staffing Firms

Automobile parts manufacturer Donghee Alabama LLC and two staffing agencies – J & C Enterprise LLC and Jian Enterprise LLC – are facing fines for exposing employees to safety hazards at its facility in Auburn, Alabama, said officials at the Occupationa …

Firefox Vulnerabilities Fixed

Mozilla released security updates to address a vulnerability in Firefox and Firefox ESR where an attacker could exploit the vulnerability to take control of an affected system. This vulnerability was detected in exploits, said officials at Mozilla. REL …

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