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Dems unveil bill to bring back workplace safety rule

Democrats on Monday introduced a bill to reinstate an Obama-era worker protection rule Republicans overturned in March.<p>The Accurate Workplace Injury …

Workplace Safety

Trump Administration Bottles Up Another Workplace Safety Rule

This one would put job-related injury and illness records online.<p>Employers worried about records of job-related injuries and illnesses becoming public can rest easy for now, thanks to the Trump administration.<p>The Labor Department on Wednesday said it would hold off on enforcing a new rule requiring …

Workplace Safety

Light penalties and lax oversight encourage weak safety culture at nuclear weapons labs

Explosions, fires, and radioactive exposures are among the workplace hazards that fail to make a serious dent in private contractor profits.

We will soon witness the human costs of Trump’s deregulation crusade

It would be safe to say that Donald Trump, mercifully, hasn’t over-delivered since entering the White House. There’s still been no repeal of …

Labor policy is in the midst of a shift under Trump

Whether you call it a weakening of worker protections or an easing of over-regulation, labor policy is in the midst of a shift under President Donald Trump's administration.<p>A Senate committee is set to vote Wednesday on nominees to the National Labor Relations Board who would give the agency a …

Clinton Says Blankenship Got Off Easy And Vows To Stiffen Penalties For Workplace Safety Violations

It’s a topic once largely confined to the hollers of Appalachia. But now coal mining is part of the national dialogue. And for better or worse, it’s becoming a political issue that is part of both the presidential debates and those taking place at the state level where coal has long-powered local …

In Praise of the Humble Workplace Safety Video

The poor production values and overly emphatic voiceovers define an art form that is timeless, sometimes terrifying, and quintessentially American.<p>The jaunty synthesized music. The black-and-white flashbacks. The somber voiceover narration that warns of the dangers of “social media” and “serious …

Sexual Harassment

Women and PPE: Finding the right fit

Key points<p>PPE such as gloves, fall-arrest harnesses and safety boots that are designed for men may not fit women because of differences in average …

Science Reveals What Sitting All Day at Work Actually Does to Your Body

<i>TIME</i> reported last week that too much sitting increases the risk of cancer by up to 66%.<p><i>USA Today</i> ran with a story that said sitting was linked to …

Removal of hearing protectors severely reduces protection - Noise

Performance of hearing protectors is often less than that reported on the packaging. One reason is that protectors are not worn for all of the …

Case 286 - Public not allowed to remove out of date planning notices in public areas

Issue<p>A council planning department has asked the public not to remove out of date planning notices in public areas. The public are doing this in an …

Safety in electrical testing at work

Date of publication:2013ISBN:978 0 7176 6556 3Series code:INDG354(rev1)Download a free copy<p>This leaflet is aimed at people who manage or carry out …

Case 218 - Postman refuses to deliver parcel to 3rd floor flat

Issue<p>The postman asked the enquirer to come to the main door of the block of flats to collect a package. She replied that she couldn't as her baby …

Case 219 - Parents banned from using mobile phones in school grounds

Issue<p>The enquirers local school displays a sign on the main gate advising parents that the use of mobile phones on site is banned for reasons of …

Judith Hackitt's 'Risk Assessment' - Playing and learning

Playing and learning<p>This week I had the pleasure of attending the House of Commons to speak at the launch of the Play Safety Forum's revised guidance …

Risk Assessment

News

21 May 2018<p>Dale Farm and Lantra have been awarded Farm Safety Partnership (FSP) Affiliate status ... more<p>11 May 2018<p>HSENI will be at stand C60 every …

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Queensland Safe Work Awards Winners 2013 - Category 2 & 7 - Frasers Livestock Transport - Warwick

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Library Safework OPAC - Home

Our Library catalogue links you to an extensive collection of resources <b>focusing on all aspects of working life</b> including work health and safety, …

Workplace Safety Video - A Story of a Blade and a Guard

Evaluating worker safety outside Canada

Canadian companies with workers employed in potentially volatile locations abroad may want to review their occupational health and safety policies …

Workplace Bullying: How to Deal with Intimidation or Harassment at Work

Workplace bullying has become a hot-button topic over the past few years, with statistics suggesting that up to 35 percent of the work force have …

The Workplace

Workplace Safety in NS - Story of a Ladder

Workplace Safety Video - A Story about Tape

WorkSafeBC reveals list of heftiest oh&s fines

RICHMOND, B.C. (Canadian OH&S News)<p>The workplace health and safety stewards in British Columbia have revealed the province’s worst safety code …