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Hide-and-Seek Crack Down at IKEA

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

Ikea

March 31, 2004

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.

History

Trenching and Excavation Cave Ins!

Now that Spring is arriving, it’s time to talk about excavation and trenching safety.  One of the biggest hazards on any construction site is the threat of accidents due to… 305 more words

ProActive Safety Services

Protecting Lebanon’s workers is a priority

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

Lebanon

Occupational Safety and Health

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

QEHL Services

Jamaican Supreme Courts award $6m to injured bag juice factory worker

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

Jamaica

Looking Beyond "Lift with Your Legs"

Lift with your legs, not your back!  Blah, blah, blah.  How many times have we heard this or seen the signs?  Yet soft tissue injuries and low back pain continue to dominate safety logs.   477 more words

Injury Prevention