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IOSH scores hat-trick of gongs at Memcom Awards (IOSH - Institution of Occupational Safety and Health)

Public Technologies 28 Sep 2023
). IOSH's Blueprint package was 'highly commended' in two categories at the 2023 Memcom Excellence Awards ... Highly commended ... It was 'highly commended' in two categories ... External recognition ... IOSH - Institution of Occupational Safety and Health published this content on 28 September 2023 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.

Virtual reality helps effectively develop occupational safety skills (FIOH - Finnish Institute of Occupational Health)

Public Technologies 28 Sep 2023
Making use of virtual reality in occupational safety training can improve occupational safety skills ... The exercises involved learning about occupational safety when working in traffic, executing a demanding lift operation in an industrial hall and adopting occupational safety knowledge related to x-ray examination in passenger traffic.

N.Y. Post Story Tipped Off Code Enforcement

The East Hampton Star 28 Sep 2023
While the report focused on the modular structure’s asking price, it “drew the attention of” public safety officials, according to the town’s Sept ... Property owners are required to submit building plans for review by the Building Department, and post-construction inspections are required before a certificate of occupancy will be issued.

Children’s lives are at risk while school bus safety solutions are stalled

Cleveland 28 Sep 2023
Tammy Duckworth and Sherrod Brown for reintroducing the School Bus Safety Act, which will advance several vital National Transportation Safety Board recommendations, including three-point seat belts for all occupants, automatic emergency braking, electronic stability control, and improved fire prevention, among others.

Rasta Kemp: Dad, 24, dies after clothes get caught on conveyor belt, dragging him into ...

The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2023
D&R Henderson pleaded guilty in Melbourne County Court on Thursday to two charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The company was fined a total of $350,000 for failing to maintain safe systems of work and for failing to provide safety information and training to employees.

UPSC Essentials : Daily subject-wise quiz : Economy (Week 25)

Indian Express 28 Sep 2023
These are the safety standards of motor vehicles with type approval for seating up to fifteen people ... Evaluation will not cover Child Occupant Protection (COP) ... \u2014\u00a0A crash test is a collision of a vehicle in a controlled environment to assess its safety parameters ... (iii) Fitment of Safety Assist Technologies.

Executive Yuan proposes firefighter bill

Taipei Times 28 Sep 2023
“Considering the danger and urgency of firefighters’ work and uncertainty of disaster zones, we think the most appropriate thing to do is to amend the Fire Services Act,” he said, adding that an occupational safety and health mechanism for firefighters would be established to protect firefighters.

Time to Close Town Property Loophole

The East Hampton Star 28 Sep 2023
In the bigger picture, the town board's likely requiring updated certificates of occupancy when properties change hands would put it in line with surrounding municipalities ... Beach all require an updated certificate of occupancy upon transfer of ownership ... safety and tax fairness.

HRW Says European Firms Ditching Toxic Ships on Bangladesh Beaches

Beijing News 28 Sep 2023
'Little or no attention to worker safety' ... But Fazlul Kabir Mintu, coordinator for the Danish-funded Occupational Safety and Security Information Center, said yard owners operated in a 'climate of impunity' because of their outsized influence in local politics. 'There is little or no attention to worker safety in dozens of yards,' he told AFP.

Government shutdown 2023 live updates: When would a shutdown start? Everything to know.

Usatoday 28 Sep 2023
... delay nonessential food safety inspectionsThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration would limit its workTravelers could see delays with receiving passportsNational parks could closeThe Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would have no money for disaster relief.

European companies dumping toxic ships on Bangladesh beaches, HRW says

Al Jazeera 28 Sep 2023
list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4Bangladesh shipbreaker’s widow pursues test case on worker safety ... But Fazlul Kabir Mintu, coordinator for the Danish-funded Occupational Safety and Security Information Center, said yard owners operated in a “climate of impunity” because of their outsized influence in local politics.

今年上半年14人因工丧命 人数是去年同期一半

Lianhe Zaobao 28 Sep 2023
今年上半年工伤事故的重伤率保持稳定,每10万名工人中,遭遇重大工伤的占比为17.2人,与去年的17.3人相当。这反映了人力部去年9月至今年5月底实施的高度安全戒备期(Heightened Safety Period)奏效。. 职业病(occupational ...

Renewable energy sector jobs grew to 13.7 million last year, report says

The National 28 Sep 2023
There is a need to develop and implement specific policies for inclusive macroeconomic growth, sustainable enterprises, skills development, other active labour market interventions, social protection, occupational safety and health and other rights at work, and find new ...

Stevens bill seeks to support union work in federal contracts

Detroit news 28 Sep 2023
... vehicles to disclose the location where they plan to build the vehicles, the number of temporary and contract workers at the plant, the minimum and maximum hourly wages at the plant, and any violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act or the National Labor Relations Act.

Allentown said it would crack down on after-hours clubs. Four months later, where does that ...

The Morning Call 28 Sep 2023
The city defines “nuisance” properties or businesses as those that are a “threat” to the “general health and safety of the community”; a fire hazard; an unsafe structure for occupancy; or an inadequately maintained property that “diminishes or depreciates the enjoyment and use of other property in its immediate vicinity.”.

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