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Death toll mounts in Pakistan factory collapse

Death toll mounts in Pakistan factory collapse

Lahore, Pakistan – The number of casualties from a factory collapse in eastern Pakistan rises as rescuers continue their search and rescue operations. More than a hundred survivors were rescued from the…

Coffee roasters’ health at risk due to diacetyl exposure

Coffee roasters’ health at risk due to diacetyl exposure

An air sampling conducted this year by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel found that coffee roasters’ health are at risk due to being exposed to high levels of diacetyl. The tests…

“Safety Matters” to young workers

“Safety Matters” to young workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) partnered with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) to start a new initiative called “Safety Matters”. The new program aims to…

Study: Healthcare workers still exposed to hazardous surgical smoke

Study: Healthcare workers still exposed to hazardous surgical smoke

A recent study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), found that healthcare workers continue to be exposed to hazardous surgical smoke even with the existence…

Results of Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses released

Results of Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses released

The results of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses has been released. The report shows that private industry employers reported almost 3 million non-fatal workplace…

First responders honored during Mine Rescue Day

First responders honored during Mine Rescue Day

The challenging work of mine rescuers was recognized during the 3rd annual Mine Rescue Day. The U.S Mine Safety and Health Administration honored the commitment and sacrifice made by first…

Preliminary fatality data for third quarter of 2015 released

Preliminary fatality data for third quarter of 2015 released

The U.S Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced on Thursday a summary of mining deaths in the country from July 1 through September 30, 2015. The…

Salon manager froze to death in cryotherapy gone wrong

Salon manager froze to death in cryotherapy gone wrong

A Las Vegas salon was closed after a worker died in a cryotherpay machine was closed as family members are seeking for answers as to how and why she died….

Regional Emphasis Program to reduce illness and injuries at Southeastern chicken processing facilities

Regional Emphasis Program to reduce illness and injuries at Southeastern chicken processing facilities

Poultry workers are twice as likely to suffer serious injuries and six times more likely to get sick on the job than other private sector workers. This prompted leading federal…

World’s leading apparel brands collaborate to transform global labor conditions

World’s leading apparel brands collaborate to transform global labor conditions

A new initiative led by some of the world’s leading retailers, industry groups and humanitarian groups including Levi Strauss & Co., Nike, Gap Inc., H&M, Target and Sedex has been…


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