We Don't Know How Often Pilots Commit Suicide
If the Germanwings crash was the result of a deliberate act on the part of the plane's co-pilot, as French authorities think, it would join a disturbing list of pilot suicides and suspected suicides, including the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines ...
FiveThirtyEight - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:03

How Pilots Are Screened for Depression and Suicide
TIME - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:18



Sleeping More Than 8 Hours Can Kill You, Study Finds
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sleep is increasingly being recognized as a public health issue, as people who suffer from insufficient sleep are often involved in accidents and occupational errors. They are also ...
Headlines & Global News - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:03



Getting serious about risk management
Establishing an environment of personal safety for customers and employees is equally as important as cyber security. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that a strong safety culture has the single greatest impact on accident ...
PropertyCasualty360 - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 07:03

Employers have a stake in the urgent need for mental health care
Those with depression alone average 5.6 hours per week of lost productive work time due to decreased work performance or presenteeism (the act of being present, yet not fully functional because of an illness), according to the Journal of Occupational ...
BizTimes.com (Milwaukee) - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:37



Fifty die from industrial accidents in Vietnam per month: ministry
These striking figures were released in a press briefing on industrial accidents and occupational diseases in 2014 held in Hanoi on Tuesday by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA). The primary cause of fatal occupational ...
Tuoitrenews - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:12

Voting begins on draft ISO 45001
A strong occupational health and safety management system can bring these numbers down by reducing accidents and ill health linked to the workplace. This will in turn create a positive corporate culture as employees feel their needs and safety are ...
SHPonline - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:03

Supreme Court rejects EEOC guidance on light duty assignments for pregnant ...
The Court thus saw nothing unlawful in a disability plan that paid benefits for non-occupational sickness and accidents but expressly excluded pregnancy-related claims. Such a plan distinguished, not between men and women, but between pregnant women ...
Lexology (registration) - Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:15



Occupational health and safety technicians:
They educate staff about hazards in the workplace and help investigate workplace accidents. Occupational health and safety techs work in a wide variety of industries and environments, ranging from health care to manufacturing, construction, railroads, ...
Chicago Tribune - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 06:33


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