TRENDS IN OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS IN TURKEY: IS THE COUNTRY ...
Turkey is frequently being mentioned with regard to its problems in its occupational health and safety systems. Last May, the Soma coal mine disaster resulted in the death of 301 miners in a small town in the Aegean region of the country. The deaths ...
Daily Sabah - Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:26



'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

OUR VIEW: Farmers should embrace rebate program
The rebate, funded by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, offers 70 percent rebates of up to $865 for the added equipment that includes rollbars or cabs, and seatbelts to tractors manufactured before 1985. More modern tractors are ...
Utica Observer Dispatch - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:18

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 ...
TheParliamentMagazine.eu - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:06

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



Taking the Lead on Chemical Substitution
It can also reduce liabilities and costs from downtime due to accidents and occupational injuries and illnesses. It is important when substituting chemicals to select safer alternatives and not just swap one harmful agent for another, which could do ...
Occupational Health and Safety - Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:41

Defenders: Detroit's most dangerous jobs
HE THEY MAKE A LIVING RISKING IT ALL. OUR LIFE ON THE LINE. DEFENDERS INVESTIGATE THE MOST DANGEROUS JOBS IN METRO DETROIT. AND EVEN GIVE ONE OF THEM A TRY. THEY HAVE THOSE JOBS THAT SOMEONE HAS TO DO BUT ...
WDIV Detroit - Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:33



Prosecution rejected for inspectors who gave 'perfect score' to Soma mine ...
“Inspections do not eliminate labor accidents or occupational diseases, but are conducted to guide employers in taking measures,” the report also stated. "In light of this understanding, it is as meaningless to accuse inspectors as it is to blame ...
Hurriyet Daily News - Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:24


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