Category : OSH News

Effective Risk Management necessary in Geothermal...

There is a need for a proactive way of avoiding cases of illness, injury or death to workers in the geothermal industry due to unsafe...

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New safety and health issues emerge as work changes

Currently, more than 374 million people are injured or made ill every year through work-related accidents.

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Former workers sue Tea Firm for WMSDs and other unsafe...

The claimants argue that had to walk at least half a kilometer carrying baskets full of tea leaves weighing up to 20 kilos to weighing...

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Two workers Dead in Staff bus Accident

The employees of Buzeki transport company were heading towards Mariakani in the Staff Bus when it was hit by a lorry that was heading...

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TUC raises concerns on New draft ISO guidance on Psychological...

The international committee behind ISO 45001 has drawn up a new draft guidance standard on psychological risk in the workplace.

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Hotel Cleaner to be paid for Slip and Fall Injuries

The Employment and Labor Relations Court found that the hotel was negligent and solely liable for the workplace accident, injury and...

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ILO, the Netherlands to take joint action against...

The International Labour Organization and the Government of the Netherlands have announced plans to work together to help eliminate...

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Editorial: DOSHS on the Spot over Delayed Construction...

The building meant to house among others the OSH training Institute was started in 2009 and has so far been constructed by 3 different...

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Intervention protocols crucial after serious incident:...

The study points out the importance of training workers on potential difficult incidents, so they know what could happen and what...

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Roundup and the Cancer risks to Farm Workers

Kenya's National Cancer Control Strategy 2017-2022 promises to address the misuse of chemicals such as Roundup as a cause of cancer.

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Study uncovers Direct Link between Shift Work and...

The study, is the first to propose what the mechanism is that drives up the risk between night shift work and chronic kidney disease.

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Cabin Crew exposed to greater Cancer Risk, Study

Cabin crew are exposed to probable carcinogens that include altitude-based radiation, disruption to the body clock and poor air quality...

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