Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Monday, March 25, 2013
Safety News Briefs 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Canadian Standard For OHS Training About To Be Issued
The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) will be releasing the new standard for OHS training later this month.
“For the first time in Canada, we’re outlining a system for
organizations to be able to look at and understand what a leading,
quality program looks like,” says Dylan Short, managing director of the
Read the story in the Canadian Safety Reporter
Singapore Reports Lowest Workplace Fatality Rate in Nine Years
There were 2.1 fatalities per 100,000 employed persons in Singapore in 2012,
down from 4.9 per 100,000 employed persons in 2004. However, the number of reported workplace injuries and cases of
occupational diseases increased. Reported workplace injuries went up by
9.8 per cent, leading to an increase of 3.2 per cent in man-days lost. Most of this increase may be the result of improved reporting.
Read the story here
Related Past Posts:
World Safety News - Week Ending March 11th
World Safety News - Week Ending March 2nd
World Safety News - Week Ending February 23rd
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