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We all talk about how important life is.  Our religious leaders teach us how precious life is, we have 24/7 suicide hotlines to help prevent the premature ending of life, we have doctors who are sworn to do everything they can to keep life going and we respect and honor those first responders who put their lives on the line to keep our lives from expiring.   1,373 more words

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General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related legal provisions in Nepal

Established in 1989, the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT), with 27 affiliated union-members nationwide, works as an umbrella organization for various trade unions in the field of agriculture, industry and service sectors. 485 more words

Nepal

"NXT 2017: The Future Of EHS - October 11-12, 2017 In Austin, Texas" #EHS #Conference

eCompliance, a leading provider of safety management solutions, will host the first-ever conference designed to provide EHS leaders with a platform to challenge the status quo and shape the next chapter in EHS management. 284 more words

News

"It's Official: ASSE to Become American Society of Safety Professionals" #Safety

Following the outcome of a historic membership vote, ASSE will become the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) next year when it launches a redesigned website in conjunction with  372 more words

News

Immoral victory

Pike River families are hailing today as a “moral victory” after MPs from four parties pledged to act immediately to re-enter the West Coast mine if in government. 311 more words

Politics

adamsmith1922 reblogged this on The Inquiring Mind and commented:

Homepaddock sums up the grandstanding on Pike River. It is especially abhorrent that to gain a political advantage these parties are proposing to change safety laws, yet if National did something similar - these very same parties would pillory National. Totally disgusting, yet where is any criticism from the media?

Don’t look at the sun and other not-so-obvious tips!

By Sharon Roney, BWC Library Administrator

Monday, Aug. 21, will be the first solar eclipse to pass over the continental United States since 1979.

Ohio will not experience a total eclipse, which is where the shadow of the moon totally blocks the sunlight hitting the earth. 270 more words

Ohio Bureau Of Workers' Compensation

2 Saskatoon companies fined for OHS violations

Two Saskatoon companies have been fined for occupational health and safety (OHS) violations.

They were cited for failing to ensure workers were using necessary safety equipment during inspections by occupational health officers. 143 more words

Canada