DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Safety News From Around The World - New Canadia Safety Video

The following are links to safety news stories and articles from around the world:

New Canadian Safety Video Has An Impact

The Western Journal of Commerce has an article about a new safety video produced  by the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC).

The video is called "Before Day's End."  Its creators say this is not just another health and safety training video. The documentary film focus on the impact of workplace accidents on families. It aims to leave a lasting impression on viewers so they can better understand the impact of workplace accidents and fatalities on the families of victims, and as a result be safer at work.

Read the article here.

Cutting safety inspections in the U.K. 'puts millions at risk' say unions

New rules are to be introduced in the United Kingdom in April 2013, under which workplace safety inspections checks will no longer be routinely carried out on premises such as shops, offices, pubs and clubs which are considered to be low risk. Under the new rules, health and safety inspections will only be carried out in businesses considered to be higher-risk, such as construction and food production, or where there have been accidents or a record of poor performance.  Unions claim this will put the health of millions of workers at risk.

Read the article in Ekklesia.

Striking Miners and Violence In South Africa

The South African mining industry has been in the grip of on-going strikes, violence, and worker intimidation. The Times Live reports that "At least 35 people have been killed in Marikana since the violent protest started last month. Ten had been killed in a week leading to the protest."

Read the story in the Times Live.

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Blogger SteelFabCorp said...

Those Canadians know how to make hard-hitting safety videos that get you thinking. You've had some other very good ones from Canada on this blog in the past. Thank you!

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