Category : Health & Safety

Ethiopia: Decent Working Conditions for Women

The absence of a policy on health and safety at work exposes them to health hazards and many of them lack basic facilities like clean...

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On the Lookout for Occupational Asthma

The workplace can often be dangerous. Working to make it a safer place for all employees will lead to a healthier, happier and more...

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Construction Worker dies after Falling from Roof of...

The cause of the accident at is not clear, although it is likely that the worker did not have or failed to use adequate fall protection...

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73 Million Children involved in Hazardous Work - ILO...

3 Million children, more than half of all work in jobs that directly endanger their health, safety and moral development.

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Workers below 40 Years Most Prone to Injuries and...

While the law in Kenya requires every construction site to have safety officers, these were almost non-existent even on major construction...

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Action Needed to Stop Lead Poisoning

Lead is dangerous to children's developing brains shortening their attention spans, triggering behavior problems, and impairing their...

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Avoiding Accidents at Construction Sites

Understanding how accidents occur is an important part of prevention, rather than learning from your own mistakes, you should learn...

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Rwanda suspends Banana Beer, Wine Factories over Standards

The benchmarks include basic hygiene of the factory infrastructure, water and materials, electricity, machines, enough staff, certified...

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Mining Firm Denies Claims of Non-compliance in Health...

Karebe Mining Director Jeremy Froome clarified that the company has meet all requisite international standards and health safety measures...

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Chemicals Pose Great Risk to Workers in Kenya Flower...

Workers who work in the green houses are exposed to Chemicals that are used to spray the flowers which are toxic to their health.

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Construction Workers Injured in Wall Collapse

Seven construction workers were injured after a 10 meter high wall they were building collapsed in Mandera town, North Eastern Kenya,...

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