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, February 11, 2013

Safety News From Around The World

The following are summaries of safety news stories, with links to the stories, from locations outside the U.S.  If you have news, or know of an important news story, please send it to duralabelpro@gmail.com.

New Mining Safety Laws In India Target Managers

Mining Weekly reports that a new mining safety law, scheduled for parliamentary approval in India at the end of this month, will significantly increase the fines and the duration of incarceration of managers for violations of safety norms and when there is a loss of life through negligence in the mining sector.

Read the story here.

Ontario ski-resort wins appeal: Guest drowning not a workplace accident

An Ontario Court Of Appeals ruling reverses decisions by the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) and Divisional Court, which found that a 2007 drowning of a customer at an Ontario ski-resort fell under the Occupational Health and Safety Act as a death incurred by a person at a workplace.

Read the story in the Canadian HR Reporter.

Related Past Posts:
World Safety News - Week Ending January 28th
World Safety News - Week Ending January 5th
World Safety News - December 31st.


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