|OSH needs 30 safety inspectors, expects year-end spike in workplace accidents|
The department that polices workplace safety said trend data indicates industrial accidents are likely to spike toward the end of the calendar year, when companies ramp up production for the high-shopping season, but that it is currently without the ...
Jamaica Gleaner - Wed, 02 Jul 2014 02:02
|Workplace accidents killed 246 in 6 months|
Dhaka: A total of 246 workers died and 260 were injured in different workplace accidents from January 1 to June 30, a survey report says. Bangladesh Occupational Safety of Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE) has revealed the data in its half ...
Newsnext Bangladesh - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:05
|Death of Alberta teen under investigation by Occupational Health and Safety|
The Alberta Construction Safety Association says most workplace accidents can be avoided with proper training. "Our position is that every accident is avoidable in every situation. It's a matter of education, it's a matter of taking the time to find ...
CTV News - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:10
|Spate of workplace deaths in Broward concerns contractors|
The number of people with jobs is not the only statistic on the rise in Broward. Also climbing: workplace fatalities. Since last month, at least six people have been killed in work accidents in the county, including four in the construction industry ...
Sun-Sentinel - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:15
|Fields Corner-based MassCOSH focuses on worker safety|
When Marcy Goldstein-Gelb hears something described as a “freak accident,” a buzzer goes off in her head. Executive director of the Dorchester-based Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (MassCOSH), Goldstein-Gelb said many ...
Dorchester Reporter - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:11
|Heavy smokers, those with weak heart at risk|
People in India don't understand the dangers related to this odourless, colourless gas which can kill people while sleeping or intoxicate before even experiencing the symptoms,” explained consultant in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Dr. T.K ...
The Hindu - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:52
|After collapse, International Nutrition to face heightened building scrutiny|
In addition to the construction checks, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration will make additional inspections of its own once plant operations resume if International Nutrition remains in its Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
Omaha World-Herald - Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:31
|5 Tips for Preventing Forklift Accidents|
Forklifts are among the most frequently used pieces of equipment in the workplace, with more than 856,000 in operation throughout the United States. Unfortunately, accidents involving forklifts are also quite common. According to the U.S. Department of ...
Reliable Plant Magazine - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:46