IKEA is hoping to put the brakes on a phenomenon born in Belgium in June and now gaining steam in the Netherlands. It’s an adult hide-and-seek game. 62 more words
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Canada Bill C-45 goes into force, amending the Criminal Code to impose penalties on corporations, managers, and executives for violations causing workplace injuries and deaths. The Westray Bill, as it is known, was named after a methane explosion in the Westray coal mine near Plymouth, Nova Scotia, which killed all 26 miners working there at the time.
Workers face a myriad of problems in Lebanon. Over the past few years, different labor groups in the country have protested over a variety of issues, one of which did not receive much attention from the unions, media and policy makers: occupational health and safety. 382 more words
ESL offers Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) services to commercial, industrial and residential clients. The objective of these services is to ensure that employers, employees, residents and children live, work and learn in an environment free from recognized hazards, such as excessive noise levels, toxic gases and chemicals, heat or cold stress, hazardous airborne particulates or unsanitary conditions. 79 more words
While the clamor for specific occupational safety and health legislation continues, Jamaican workers are cashing in on the employer’s duty of care and occupier’s liability. This worker whose hand was crushed was awarded 6 million Jamaican dollars in damages which included considerations for his handicap on the labour market. 99 more words