A concern over unacceptable levels of highly-visible work fatalities should not distract attention from the much greater toll of work-related diseases, the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions (NZCTU) has Continue Reading →
Celebrating what they called a ‘cultural shift’ for female workers’ rights, union activists and city officials recently marked Chicago’s implementation of an ordinance requiring hotels to provide panic buttons for Continue Reading →
The announcement that Canada’s Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s (RNC) will undertake criminal investigations into all serious injuries and deaths that occur at workplaces throughout the province, has been welcomed by the Continue Reading →
Dr Sharon McGuinness, who took over from Martin O’Halloran as CEO of the Health and Safety Authority on 1 July, has been congratulated on her appointment by Minister Pat Breen Continue Reading →
The Standards Institution of Israel and the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare have launched new initiatives to improve safety on construction sites, whereby people will be trained to inspect sites, while Continue Reading →
The Health and Safety Authority has launched a short online course for new and current safety reps to raise awareness of their role, and to provide the relevant health and Continue Reading →
A seminar on ‘Developing an Integrated Employee Health and Wellbeing Programme’ will be hosted by the EAP Institute on Thursday 20 September in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is under-funded, leading to resource shortages and modernisation plans being put on hold, a report from Scotland’s Auditor General has found.
The Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) presented its inaugural safety innovation award to Seamus Hampson, EHS Manager with Siemens Gamesa, at its recent health and safety conference in Co. Laois.
Medicall Ambulance Service, a private ambulance service based in Dublin, has achieved the Freight Transport Association Ireland VanSafe standard, which gives recognition to van operators for managing and maintaining their commercial Continue Reading →