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, December 10, 2012

Safety News From Around The World

Safety news stories and articles from around the world:

Ninety workers hurt as jack-up drilling rig tilts in Singapore shipyard

Part of an oil rig gave way at a Singapore shipyard on Monday injuring 90 workers, one critically and 22 seriously. "Preliminary findings indicate that the jackup mechanism of one of the legs of a three-legged jackup rig had failed, causing the rig to tilt to one side," the government said in a statement. "All work has stopped at the listing rig."

Read the article on Reuters

Report from the International Chemicals Secretariat

The chemicals industry brings large numbers of new chemical compounds and products into the market every year. Only a small proportion of the chemicals available on the market have been comprehensively analysed to determine the risks associated with them. The report emphasises the need for long-term, independent studies before introducing new products into the market, such as nano materials.

Read the press release here.

Related Past Posts:
World Safety News - November 3rd
World Safety News - Week Ending October 27th
World Safety News - Week Ending October 8th


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