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Bangladesh Fire Exposes Safety Gap in Supply Chain

Bangladesh Fire Exposes Safety Gap in Supply Chain | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
A blaze that killed 112 workers in Bangladesh last month exposed a disconnect among retailers like Sears and Walmart, the monitoring system to protect workers and the factories filling the orders.
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Workers Safety Paramount, Move To A Culture Of Prevention: President Ram Nath Kovind

Workers Safety Paramount, Move To A Culture Of Prevention: President Ram Nath Kovind | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Asserting that workers' safety in mining is paramount and cannot be compromised, President Ram Nath Kovind today said the country needs to move strongly towards 'culture of prevention' from 'culture of reaction'.
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15 million people being drowned out by noise pollution in Vietnam: study - VnExpress International

15 million people being drowned out by noise pollution in Vietnam: study - VnExpress International | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
With horns blaring around the clock, it's difficult to find a quiet time to sleep for many workers. - VnExpress International
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Workers’ welfare service with first recognition of leukemia contracted at Samsung LCD factory

Workers’ welfare service with first recognition of leukemia contracted at Samsung LCD factory | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Advocates hope that recognition will spur further investigation into occupational diseases in the electronics industry
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New Study: "From the Factory with Love: A Study on Migrant Parent Workers in China" | CCR CSR

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Repeated radiation warnings go unheeded at sensitive Idaho nuclear plant

Repeated radiation warnings go unheeded at sensitive Idaho nuclear plant | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The inhalation of plutonium by 16 workers is preceded and followed by other contamination incidents but the private contractor in charge suffers only a light penalty
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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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Lack of occupational safety kills workers | Tehelka Web Desk | Tehelka - Investigations, Latest News, Politics, Analysis, Blogs, Culture, Photos, Videos, Podcasts

Lack of occupational safety kills workers | Tehelka Web Desk | Tehelka - Investigations, Latest News, Politics, Analysis, Blogs, Culture, Photos, Videos, Podcasts | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Measures related to occupational health and safety need proper infrastructure and active implementation to stop casualties at workplaces, writes Abdul Wasey
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High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners | | Blogs | CDC

High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners | | Blogs | CDC | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
CDC - Blogs - NIOSH Science Blog – High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners -
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Presenting Issue 4 of the monthly Newsletter from Environics Trust UNEARTH – The Viewsletter 

Presenting Issue 4 of the monthly Newsletter from Environics Trust UNEARTH – The Viewsletter  | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
UNEARTH- The Viewsletter July 2017 Issue 4 From the Managing Trustee Desk Dear Readers, Welcome to the new issue of Unearth. This issue has a wide range of coverage from issues with a focus on ethics and including aspects such as bankers realizing in the aftermath of the banking crisis about the real credit needs…
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Vision must come out of documents to ground: Roy

Vision must come  out of documents to ground: Roy | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Saryu Roy has asked Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) to execute the vision document prepared way back in 2012 for protection of
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Catholic Villagers in Vietnam Protest Lack of Compensation For Formosa Disaster

Catholic Villagers in Vietnam Protest Lack of Compensation For Formosa Disaster | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
About 1,000 parishioners from Quang Binh province demand payouts from local administrators for the loss of livelihoods they have suffered.
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Climate change impact: Sunderbans steadily losing its famed mangroves

Climate change impact: Sunderbans steadily losing its famed mangroves | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Erosion of at least 18 forested islands of the Indian Sunderbans also highlighted by study
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Bangladesh '2018 Accord' promises new worker protections

Bangladesh '2018 Accord' promises new worker protections | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Primark, Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) and Inditex are among the first to join a raft of major apparel brands and unions in signing a new and improved Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety that will run to 2021 and promises to offer new worker protections and ensure more factories are inspected and renovated. related to Apparel, Manufacturing, Social & environmental responsibility, Sourcing,
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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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