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Fewer traffic accidents in first half of 2017, but motorcyclists still make up nearly 40% of fatalities

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Despite fewer traffic accidents and fatalities in the first half of 2017, motorcyclists still made up more than half of the overall traffic accidents and close to 40 per cent of traffic fatalities. 338 more words

Current Affairs

GO buses involved in nearly 900 collisions in past 3 years: Metrolinx

The number of collisions involving GO Transit buses has increased roughly 20 per cent compared to three years ago.

Metrolinx, the provincial agency that oversees GO Transit, recorded 897 collisions involving GO buses between April 2014 and March 2017. 256 more words


Workplace safety: The next frontier

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The year 2004 was a pivotal one for workers’ safety in Singapore. That was the year the Nicoll Highway collapsed on April 20, killing four workers and injuring three others. 1,391 more words

Current Affairs

1967 Three Fatalities at Spittal

Two women and a boy were tragically killed on Thursday 20th April 1967 when their car collided with a heavy lorry at Spittal.

We remember the people killed in this accident by this post. 269 more words

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Fewer workplace fatalities and injuries in first half of 2017

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – Workplace deaths have taken a sharp dive in the first half of this year.

There were 19 workplace deaths between January and June this year, down from 42 in the same period last year, statistics released by the Ministry of Manpower and Workplace Safety and Health Institute on Wednesday (August 2) showed. 374 more words

Current Affairs

Workplace fatalities, injuries down in first half of 2017; occupational diseases up: MOM

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

There were fewer workplace fatalities and injuries in the first half of 2017 compared to the second half of 2016, but the number of confirmed occupational disease cases has gone up, according to a statement by the Ministry of Manpower on Wednesday. 267 more words

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