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Occupational health a neglected area in India

Occupational health a neglected area in India | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
VADODARA: In India, where labour is cheap and industrial workers aplenty, it should not come as a surprise to know that occupational health is a neglected field in which no comprehensive data or...
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Cambodian female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings

Cambodian female workers in Nike, Asics and Puma factories suffer mass faintings | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Sportswear brands review spate of incidents in factories where employees on short-term contracts work 10-hour days in 30C temperatures
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Keeping track of working conditions and workers’ rights in global supply chains

Keeping track of working conditions and workers’ rights in global supply chains | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
With new reports on working conditions in global supply chains coming out every week from the news media and non-governmental organizations – how is possible to keep track of the most important dev…
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‘Many big apparel brands violating rights of workers’

‘Many big apparel brands violating rights of workers’ | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Khaadi agreed to provide appointment letters to employees, says NTUF’s Nasir Mansoor.
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Heat Index: When humidity makes it feel hotter | | Blogs | CDC

CDC - Blogs - NIOSH Science Blog – Heat Index: When humidity makes it feel hotter -
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WHO Says Tobacco Causes Major Harm to the Environment -- Occupational Health & Safety

The UN agency has called for the tobacco industry to compensate for its products that are harmful.
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Occupational diseases on the rise among workers

Occupational diseases on the rise among workers | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - After two years of working at a factory in Ha Noi, mechanic Huỳnh from the central region finds it hard to hear conversations unless his companions talk loudly. Although he hasn't yet reached 30, Huỳnh has been diagnosed with severe hearing loss due to exposure to industrial noise, which…
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Bangladesh labour compensation laws - Need for an upgrade

Bangladesh labour compensation laws - Need for an upgrade | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The recent boiler accident at Jamuna Auto Rice Mills, located in Gopalganj in Dinajpur district, which killed 18 workers and injured 1
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Activists take to the streets in remembrance of slain Gwadar labourers - The Express Tribune

Activists take to the streets in remembrance of slain Gwadar labourers - The Express Tribune | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The labour­ers were killed by gunmen while workin­g on a CPEC-linked road projec­t
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Bangladesh Accord – New phase should protect unions

Bangladesh Accord – New phase should protect unions | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Apparel companies involved in a widely hailed effort to protect garment workers in Bangladesh factories from harm need to take another step to make sure the gains are sustainable. Making that happen depends in large part on workers' ability to organise and to call out dangerous conditions without fear of being beaten or fired, says Aruna Kashyap, senior counsel for the women's rights division of Human Rights Watch.  related to Apparel, Manufacturing, Social & environmental responsibility,
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पर्यावरण विद आर श्रीधर से ख़ास बात-चीत/AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ENVIRONMENTALIST R SHREEDHAR

STORY BY : TEDHIUNGLI.COM REPORTER :SIDDHARTH PRIYADARSHI CAMERA : PRADUMAN PANDEY EDITOR : PRADUMAN PANDEY
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The Sorry State of Medical Research in India - ET HealthWorld

The Sorry State of Medical Research in India - ET HealthWorld | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The ICMR could not even list one practical application of its hundreds of research papers published in national and international research journals wh..
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Make in India is empty slogan without Safe in India: Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from work-related accident or disease

Make in India is empty slogan without Safe in India: Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from work-related accident or disease | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
By Aakash A Shah and HP Mishra* Health and safety of the employees is an important aspect of a company's smooth and successfu
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The cost of clean: Disinfectants cause birth defects in baby mice — Environmental Health News

Ordinary cleaning compounds—used in ordinary amounts—create long-lasting risks of spinal and brain defects in a lab study
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India doubles compensation for textile loom worker deaths

India doubles compensation for textile loom worker deaths | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
India doubles compensation for textile loom worker deaths - India has doubled the compensation for the death of power loom workers in its textile industry as part of a benefits scheme to weed out problems plaguing the labour-intensive sector.
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Almost 10,000 Koreans suffered environmental diseases in 10 yrs: report

Almost 10,000 Koreans suffered environmental diseases in 10 yrs: report | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Nearly 10,000 South Koreans have suffered or are suffering from diseases related to environmental factors -- many of them lung-related diseases -- in the past decade, government data released by a civic group showed Sunday. According to the Asian Citizen’s Center for Environment and Health, in one fourth of the 9,853 reported cases, victims died. Of the total, 2,467 were recognized by the Environment Ministry t
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Too fast, too soon: how China's growth led to the Tianjin disaster

Too fast, too soon: how China's growth led to the Tianjin disaster | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The 2015 warehouse explosion in Tianjin was one of the worst manmade disasters in Chinese history – and exposed the darker side of rapid urbanisation
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Ups and Downs

Ups and Downs | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Emerging evidence shows that prolonged sitting is hazardous to health, but there are several ways workers can incorporate standing into the day.
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MSF holds 'Health Day' at Kamrangirchar

MSF holds 'Health Day' at Kamrangirchar | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) organised a 'Health Day' at its Kamrangirchar project on the outskirts of Dhaka on 18 May.
The event, with the theme 'My Health, My Future', aimed to improve health awareness among the residents of Kamrangirchar, said a press release
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Tesla factory workers reveal pain, injury and stress: 'Everything feels like the future but us'

Tesla factory workers reveal pain, injury and stress: 'Everything feels like the future but us' | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Exclusive: CEO Elon Musk defends workplace, saying ‘[we are not] just greedy capitalists who skimp on safety’ – and declares his $50bn company overvalued
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‘No organisation represents us other than AEFFA’ - The Express Tribune

‘No organisation represents us other than AEFFA’ - The Express Tribune | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Baldia factor­y fire victim­s say no other organi­sation can repres­ent them when they have their own body
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Deafening power looms muffle desperation in India's textile hub

Deafening power looms muffle desperation in India's textile hub | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
By Roli SrivastavaSURAT, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Udhiya Behera sat in a windowless room in the Indian textile hub of Surat, staring blan
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'di pangkaraniwan

This is "'di pangkaraniwan" by Iohsad Phils on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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