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 →
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 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.
Northern Ireland’s Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is to launch a new free training programme that will train 15 new or existing construction site operatives.
There has been an upturn in the number of workers complaining about being sent to company doctors, and of company reps attending medical appointments with injured workers, according to the assistant Continue Reading →
Donald Trump’s new US Secretary of Labor does not have a great track record when it comes protective employment and safety rights, leaving unions and safety campaigners fearing his choices Continue Reading →
The world’s leading trade fair congress for safety, security and health at work – which takes place for the first time in New Delhi on 6-8 March – is extending Continue Reading →
Every workplace, vehicle and home in Oman should have a well-stocked first aid kit in the event of any emergency situations, according to the Public Authority for Civil Defense and Continue Reading →