There is much debate about the effect of trade and the labour market. The net effect of trade on jobs will depend on both growth rates and structural change in the economy. 684 more words
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A health and safety prosecution concerning the fire brigade’s alleged inability to look after a fireman has been adjourned to the New Year.
Prosecutors claim the fire service did not do enough to ensure 35-year-old Ewan Williamson’s safety. 69 more words
Occasionally I find myself needing to go into an area, as OSHA terms it, a ‘Confined Space.’ For a brief explanation of my particular area, it stats out about 5′ high by 1.5′ wide and over the course of 120′ to 150′ it tapers down to 0′ by 0′ (think of crawling inside a long culvert and doing work. 830 more words
The board of directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) last week agreed to adopt a new “Integrated Safeguards System”, which includes requirements that the bank’s borrowers must comply with ILO-defined core labour standards, provide written information to workers about their working conditions and rights, comply with basic occupational health and safety standards, and take responsibility for the conditions of “third-party” (subcontracted) workers. 452 more words
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The owner of a New York marine construction company and a crane operator have been charged with reckless endangerment in a crane collapse in Stamford Harbor. 226 more words