Workplace accidents growing in Israel, but state spending less to prevent them
Three serious workplace accidents happened that day in different places: A worker at an archaeological site in Jerusalem died after he slipped and fell 10 meters. Another worker, working alone overnight in an industrial plant in Ashkelon, died from a ...
Haaretz - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00

Feds Tighten Rules on Workplace Death Reporting
Tightening its standards, the government issued new regulations Thursday that will require managers to file a detailed report within eight hours on fatal workplace accidents. Severe on-the-job injuries that do not result in deaths but require ...
ABC News - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:07

Trouble Ahead For On-the-Job Post-Accident Drug Testing?
The National Law Review - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:30

Report: 144 die in Louisiana workplace accidents
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A new federal report says 144 people died in work-related accidents in Louisiana in 2013. The Advocate reports ( the data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in its Census of Fatal Occupational ... - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:38

'Occupational illness, accidents at work claim $2.8tr'
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has stated that latest report from its research has showed that the direct or indirect cost of occupational illness and accidents at work is estimated at $2.8 trillion worldwide. ILO's Director-General, Guy ...
The Nation Newspaper - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:45

Biz groups 'alarmed' by new OSHA rules for workplace accidents
Previously, companies were required to report accidents to OSHA only when three or more workers were hospitalized after an incident at the workplace. But starting in January 2015, when the new rules take effect, companies will be required to report ...
The Hill - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:24

Penalties For Workplace Accidents And Fatalities In Saskatchewan: The ...
The Saskatchewan Employment Act, SS 201, c S-15.1 (the "SEA") was passed by the provincial legislature and brought into force at the end of April, 2014. The passage of the SEA resulted in the consolidation of several pieces of labour and employment ...
Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:41

UĞUR GÜRSES > Not work accidents, in fact, licenses to kill
The question is this: The relevant law has been enacted but occupational accidents keep on repeating; we now witness worker deaths on a regular basis. Then what is the problem, where is the problem? The answer is obvious; there are laws but no law.
Hurriyet Daily News - Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:03

Work accidents claiming 'more victims than war'
He said that "an estimated 2.3 million workers die every year from occupational accidents and diseases and that is why I think it is so important that this conference takes this vision of zero fatalities and fashions it into a permanent culture of ... - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:06

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