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Globalisation: Shortcutting Modern Industrial Relations And Safety Standards?

This poisoned berry thing (the berries with Hepatitis A), is a good example of the externalities associated with globalisation. Notwithstanding some of the good globalisation does for the third world, it’s really a fairly insidious mechanism to allow reduced standards and wages that wouldn’t otherwise be allowed in the first world countries. 95 more words

The menace of heavy duty trucks on Nigerian roads

The non-existence of alternative means of transportation of goods within the country is fast turning Nigeria into a thriving market for heavy duty trucks. Movement of locally manufactured products from the industrial cities to the hinterland, imported goods from the ports to the cities, agricultural products from the farms to the densely populated urban areas and circulation of petroleum products throughout the nation is mainly via the roads. 472 more words


IAEA report on Fukushima slams lack of tsunami preparedness despite awareness of threat -- The Japan Times

” 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

Fukushima Daiichi

Porn Actors Say Proposed Safety Rules Go Too Far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics say a state proposal that would require California porn productions to boost safety standards to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases goes too far. 118 more words


Louis J. Normand

Title: Aviation and Travel Consultant

Location: Alberta, Canada

Louis J. Normand is a highly regarded aviation and travel consultant who has more than 40 years of professional experience to his name. 163 more words


Business Mirror: Workplace dangers stalk Pinoy workers–ILO

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

Labor News

What Does 1910.269 Say About Socks and Underwear?

OSHA’s 2014 1910.269 ruling marks a distinct departure from its predecessor. In fact, up until the new rule was promulgated, 1910.269 simply required that clothing “do no harm” in the event of an arc flash. 421 more words

Flame Resistant Clothing