Virginia

Goodyear plant faces penalties related to workers’ deaths

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — State safety officials say Goodyear’s plant in Danville faces additional penalties following recent deaths there. Local news organizations report that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday that it had filed a citation last week related to one of the deaths and will issue another one Friday. Jennifer Rose, … Continue reading

Goodyear closes Danville plant temporarily after 3rd death
Business

Goodyear closes Danville plant temporarily after 3rd death

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Goodyear is closing a southern Virginia plant temporarily after a third death there in eight months. Media outlets report that Goodyear confirmed Tuesday’s death at the Danville plant in a statement. Goodyear, Danville’s largest private employer, says the plant will be closed for an evaluation of the facility and investigation of the incident. … Continue reading