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How temp jobs make your office more dangerous

Let’s start with some good news: The American workplace is much safer than it used to be. In 1970, 14,000 workers were killed on the job, about 38 workers per day. 447 more words


An alternative to the no fault Accident Compensation Scheme in New Zealand

New Zealand has a unique government monopoly since 1974 which provides compensation for personal injuries from accidents wherever they may occur in New Zealand.

The right to sue in court under tort law was abolished. 478 more words

Labour Economics

Alberta to change how it measures workplace danger

The definition of an unsafe workplace is about to change in Alberta — or at least the way the government measures it.

Beginning next year, the province plans to issue an index for each employer that takes into account a number of factors to determine how dangerous — or safe — it is for its employees. 1,435 more words

Local News

H & S failings: The devastating costs in numbers

When an organisation has a strong health and safety record, a serious accident seems like a distant possibility. However, nobody is immune – just one slip-up could realise your worst fears. 126 more words

Health & Safety

Scary Statistics: Take Immediate Action

Don’t neglect your safety responsibilities at your facility. Lack of attention and cutting corners can lead to big consequences both financially and physically through lost production, greater employee injury and absence and liability cost and fines due to inevitable violations. 195 more words

Safety & Security Solutions

Asbestos Related Deaths Increase

The HSE have this week reported that workplace fatalities are at an all time low.

Being cynical, I feel this is proportionate to the number of people in work during the reporting period of April 2013 and March 2014. 138 more words

Health And Safety In The Workplace