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, May 26, 2014

World Safety News - Occupational Health: Vital for Economic Growth

Workplace Safety News Highlights From Around The World

We scan newspapers and magazines around the world for safety news that isn't reported elsewhere.

The following are links to workplace safety-related news and articles that we noticed this past week. If you have international safety news, safety tips, or suggestions send them to: duralabelpro@gmail.com.

U.K. - Occupational Health: Vital for Economic Growth

This article, in the Safety And Health Practitioner (the official publication of IOSH in the U.K.) ponts out the importants of workplace health and safety.

 "UK businesses will have to improve occupational health performance in order to maintain economic growth, according to a report by the Council for Work and Health."

"The council, which represents over 20 leading health organisations, says that better occupational health will be vital to ensure the UK's economic stability over the next 20 years, in addition to improving the healthcare of the working population."

Read the article here.

Canada - National Student Workplace Safety Video Contest Winners

The Student Workplace Safety Video Contest challenges high school aged youth to create workplace safety videos promoting safety among their peers. Each province and territory conducts its own It's Your Job! contest with the winners moving on to a national competition. Here are the top winners for 2014:

Just Ask - Fan Favourite Winner

Links to other winning videos:

On Call - First Place National Winner
Flower - Second Place National Winner 

Related past posts:
World Safety News - Manitoba Proposes Increasing Fines For Workers Comp Fraud
World Safety News - Suing Workers Comp In Canada
World Safety News - Sweet Factory Fined


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Anonymous Vick said...

Interesting article. Learned a lot of safety tips. Thank you.

7:16 AM  

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