|America's most dangerous workplace: How the federal government fails oil field ...|
At onshore oil and gas drilling sites, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is required to investigate only those accidents that kill workers or that cause three or more to be hospitalized. That translated to only about 150 of 18,000 work ...
Salon - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:01
|Newspaper investigation questions oil field safety|
Seattle Post Intelligencer - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 10:45
|Occupational safety majorly ignored|
The RMG sector occupies public attention most of the time due to massive accidents leaving occupational safety concern for workers in construction, pharmaceuticals, ship building and chemical industries in oblivion, he said. Prof h. c. D. I. Karl-Heinz ...
The Daily Star - Mon, 24 Feb 2014 10:03
|Drug Abuse Costs Employers $81 Billion Per Year|
Drugs cost business $81 billion. Most drug users are employed. Recent changes to marijuana laws have employers concerned. Abuse of prescription drugs in the workplace has a high cost for employers, often contributing to workplace accidents and injuries.
EHS Today - Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:56
|Summit focus on occupational safety|
The 3rd Annual Middle East OHS Strategy Summit, organised by Fleming Gulf, will emphasise the need to prevent occupational accidents, occupational diseases and workrelated health hazards. It is scheduled to be held from May 7 to 9 in Le Meridien Al ...
Trade Arabia - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 06:26
|Safety of healthcare workers focus of new OSHA initiative|
If one of these accidents occurs, the injured individuals may be eligible to file for workers' compensation benefits. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), injuries to healthcare workers have resulted in nearly $2 ...
DigitalJournal.com - Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:41
|Newman Ferrarra LLP | WHY WAIT FOR A TRAGEDY?|
Linex Legal (press release) (registration) - Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:04
|Over 2000 workers injured in factory accidents every year in Kazakhstan|
More than 2 thousand workers a year are injured in accidents at plants and factories and the rate of occupational morbidity is going up. The situation in East Kazakhstan, Karaganda and Kostanay Oblasts is especially worrisome, because the or accident ...
Tengrinews - Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:15
|Insurance for accidents at work|
Occupational diseases arising from asbestosis are but one example of a larger number of work-related accidents which occur each year. An average of some four workers die every year in work-related accidents and some 3,000 more suffer injuries at their ...
Times of Malta - Sun, 23 Feb 2014 00:16
|BBB: Driving course could cut work-related accidents|
If your business delivers a product or your employees travel to perform a service, it pays to be careful. Travel-related accidents are frequent source of serious workplace injury. According to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more ...
Tyler Morning Telegraph - Sat, 01 Mar 2014 20:30