Goodyear to Pay $1.75M Settlement for Safety Violations at Danville Plant
Following the deaths of four employees at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.’s Danville, Va., plant, the tiremaker will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations.
Employee Dies at Goodyear Plant
Jeanie Lynne Strader, an employee of Goodyear’s Danville, Va., plant died in an accident late Monday evening. Strader was 56. “We are deeply saddened to report that at approximately 9:45 pm Monday night, a fatality occurred in the Goodyear-Danville facility,” Goodyear said in a statement. “Our focus is on the family, friends and co-workers of
Goodyear Danville Plant Plans Renovations
Goodyear Tire & Rubber announced its Danville, Va., plant is planning a $3.5 million renovation. A building permit issued by the city shows the renovation would provide the main plant building a new mezzanine and more room for equipment, according to local media reports. The plant has 14 buildings, including a 1.9-million-square-foot main plant. The