” VIENNA – The International Atomic Energy Agency criticized Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Japanese regulatory authorities for their failure to prevent the 2011 Fukushima No. 423 more words
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Following the death of some 70 workers after a factory was set ablaze accidentally.
For no other reason but the value of life, health and safety standards must be upheld. 50 more words
In October 2014, NFPA released the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, a voluntary standard developed to reduce exposure to major electrical hazards in the workplace. This standard includes guidance on risk assessments, selecting appropriate PPE, training, and practices that support safe work conditions, with the goal of avoiding workplace injuries and fatalities from shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blasts. 398 more words
Since OSHA promulgated the new 1910.269 in April 2014, Tyndale has been hard at work partnering with employers to understand and gain compliance with the new provisions—helping workers return home to their families safely each night. 476 more words