Freeport slammed for high occupational accident rate
Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Sudirman Said has criticized PT Freeport Indonesia for what he deemed was poor occupational safety at its mining site in Timika, Papua, with the death toll reaching 30 in occupational accidents over the years. “I ...
Jakarta Post - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:48

Freeport criticised for occupational accident rate
Mining Innovation - Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:52

Most occupational accidents in manufacturing
There were 29 fewer claims in respect of non-fatal accidents at work in the fourth quarter last year, compared to the same period in 2013. No fatalities at work were reported. The National Statistics Office said 752 people had a non-fatal accident at ...
Times of Malta - Tue, 03 Feb 2015 02:18



Op-ed: Bring protection to those who are abused at workplaces
Financial losses, extensive but ignored, result from absenteeism and presenteeism, increased costs of worker's compensation claims, health insurance, worksite accidents and employee turnover. Loss of worker morale, productivity and vitality are ...
Salt Lake Tribune - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 16:33



8 Questions Your Auto Insurer Will Ask
They guard that information jealously, but a study by the Texas Public Insurance Council found 19 occupations that insurers associate with above-average risk, including social workers, professional athletes, musicians, military personnel and ...
Fox Business - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 05:06

Insights Into Tree Care Accidents
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) reviewed 126 occupational tree care accidents reported by the media, OSHA and industry colleagues in 2014. Of these, 81 were fatal. The median age of the victim for all incidents was 42. Mondays and Fridays the ...
Green Industry Pros - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:15



Directors guilty of breaching health and safety legislation in occupational ...
Two company directors have each been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment suspended for two years and fined €1,500 each after being found guilty of breaching occupational health and safety legislation following an accident in which an employee's hand ...
MaltaToday - Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:37

SHP supports Health & Safety Week 2015
SHPonline - Fri, 06 Feb 2015 06:15



On strike against the next "accident"
... some suffering severe burns, in a blast at the refinery. According to Division of Occupational Safety and Health in California, the Torrance refinery has accumulated more than $100,000 in penalties for equipment and safety violations over the last ...
Socialist Worker Online - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 22:22

@Work Advice: More questions about whether employers' demands are legal
Publications from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Labor Department's Occupational Safety & Health Administration cite drowsy driving as a major cause of traffic accidents and fatalities. Plus, I imagine lack of sleep could ...
Washington Post - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:03


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