Safety issue was raised before fatal accident at Cape transfer station
The transfer station, which is closed on Tuesdays, reopened Wednesday with the fence repaired, Malley said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is not investigating the accident because it occurred on municipal property, which falls under ...
Press Herald - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:02

Cape Elizabeth site was subject of concern before Monday fatality
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:15

OSHA broadens rules for reporting workplace deaths
Although most workplaces are far safer today than in the past, terrible accidents do occur, and the agency is implementing some broader reporting requirements for employers. The new rule expands the list of severe work-related injuries that all ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:56



Occupational Health and Safety investigating 4 deaths in last week
McIver said the government is training occupational health and safety workers to become peace officers so they can lay charges and enforce workplace regulations more effectively. “We're making progress, but until the number is zero we're not as good as ...
CBC.ca - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:01

Alberta to change how it measures workplace danger
Calgary Herald - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:02

Cost of occupational accidents and diseases is roughly equivalent to 4% of ...
According to him, 2.3 million people were killed by workplace accidents and diseases per year; there were 337 million workplace accidents recorded; 160 million people were affected by occupational disease and that the cost of occupational accidents and ...
Zawya (registration) - Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:37



Davutoğlu announces new occupational safety program
"Our government is determined to take all the precautions necessary and apply them in real life in order to improve occupational standards," said Davutoğlu. Davutoğlu reminded that after the major elevator accident on the day the government received a ...
Daily Sabah - Wed, 12 Nov 2014 01:19

What will the new workplace safety regulation package entail?
Journal of Turkish Weekly - Thu, 13 Nov 2014 07:45



New rules on children in tractors central to new code of practice – Minister ...
The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is the national statutory body with responsibility for enforcing occupational safety and health law and promoting and encouraging accident prevention. He said it has conducted extensive campaigns to improve farm ...
Agriland - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:48

Israel: Workplace Accidents Grow as Preventive Funding Drops
According to the report of a government committee headed by Israel Military Industries Chairman Udi Adam, the Israeli economy currently loses 2.5 million workdays and about 10 billion shekels ($2.65 billion) per year to workplace accidents and ...
Bloomberg BNA - Wed, 05 Nov 2014 09:37

Georgians Call for Better Health and Safety at Work
Against a backdrop of frequent workplace accidents, trade unions in Georgia are urging the authorities to push through legislation to improve working conditions. The Georgian media carry frequent reports about people being killed or injured at work ...
Institute for War and Peace Reporting - Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:22


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