Spain: precarious employment fuels rise in occupational accidents
The number of workplace accidents registered in Spain during the first six months of 2015 grew by almost 7 per cent in comparison to 2014. As many as 218,019 “minor” accidents were reported, 13,577 more than during the same period last year, along with ...
Equal Times - Mon, 16 Nov 2015 03:58

Thousands sign petition against Alberta NDP's farm safety bill
Accidents happen, you know, like that's just part of life," Battle told the Calgary Eyeopener on Thursday morning. In an email, Debby Devlin, a former Occupational Health and Safety Advisor for Alberta Health Services, said she was 'disgusted' by ... - Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:29

Alberta farmers, ranchers use social media to lobby against farm safety bill
Winnipeg Free Press - Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:22

Editorial: Accidents waiting to happen at major chemical plants?
The Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration have inspected fewer than half of the chemical plants under their jurisdictions in the past three to five years. The results in “Blowing Smoke” were culled from ...
Dallas Morning News - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:18

A reason to be thankful: Vander Koois grateful for support — and each day ...
It was on Wednesday, three days after the accident, that Joe and Rita began to realize that something was wrong with Ava's right arm and hand. She did not react when it was touched. She did not ... Usually this type of injury happens to infants at ...
Worthington Daily Globe - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:00

Contact 5 investigates why Florida is a national leader in work-related deaths
Contact 5 found 13 families in our area that have lost a loved one since 2013. Some of the on-the-job accidents are so disturbing the families remain traumatized by the thought of them. They believe the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... - Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:11

The Real War on Cops: Police in This City Are Killed Every Other Day
... the incessant media attention to the supposed “war on police,” line-of-duty deaths are down three percent in 2015 – and the decline would have been more pronounced were it not for a substantial increase in the number of fatal automobile accidents ...
AlterNet - Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:42

AltaLink hooks up with Calgary Stampede for farm safety programs
Thon said the issue of farm safety has been top of mind recently with several tragic accidents occurring on Alberta farms. Farm Safety Day will teach children about safety involving farm infrastructure, vehicles, equipment and ... The Enhanced ...
Calgary Herald - Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:53

Be thankful you work in Australia
While I'm at work, I'm extremely thankful there's a lower chance of being injured because workplaces here are governed by robust occupational health and safety laws. People working elsewhere aren't as fortunate. Our rate of workplace accidents is half ...
Sydney Morning Herald - Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:56

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