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State Contractor Told Worker To "Hit The F***ing Road" With Safety Concerns - Willamette Week

A story in the Northwest Labor Press today has worrisome new details regarding a February accident at the Ross Island Bridge, in which a father fell forty feet onto his son, who was working at the site for the same company, an out-of-state business with a $22 million contract with the Oregon Department of Transportation. 16 more words

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Managing Workplace Fatigue

It is estimated that fatigue in the workplace costs the UK economy between £155 and £240 million each year – in direct workplace accident costs alone. 1,627 more words

Health And Safety Regulations

11 Tips on Worker Involvement in Safety & Health (WISH)

Worker involvement in safety and health (WISH) is a two-way process of collaboration whereby both employers and employees work together to spot, solve and own health and safety problems for the improvement of organisational safety and employee health as a whole. 1,307 more words

Occupational Health & Safety

Health & Safety: In the midst of a disaster!

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Under any disaster situation, the immediate disaster responders have to work in a very close proximity with the victims. Besides there is high probability that the circumstances under which they are performing the job, inherently carry certain level of risks due to hazardous conditions involved. 505 more words

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Safety and Wellness Programmes: intrinsically linked

Despite there being a direct correlation between wellness and safety in a business setting, many organisations still perceive these two disciplines as separate functions, managed by different departments with different systems, budgets and KPI’s. 1,184 more words

Occupational Health & Safety

Risk: Concept & Components

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Whenever there is a likelihood scenario of losing someone or something of value, there is risk associated. In a broader perspective, risk can also be understood as potential for loss. 645 more words

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NEBOSH International Health & Safety Qualifications Transcending Borders

According to ILO (International Labour Organisation) estimates, in the region of 2.3 million workers each year die from an occupational injury or illnesses, (this equates to over 6,300 workers dying each day across the world) despite a rising global recognition of the importance of good health and safety practices in the workplace. 1,105 more words

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