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Workers decry lack of health and safety in factories, workplaces

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KARACHI: Trade union leaders and representatives of labour rights organisations have expressed their concern over absence and lack of occupational health and safety facilities at factories and other work places and demanded the government to ensure availability of these facilities which are mandatory under Factories Act 1934.

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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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Worker revolt in Myanmar smashes garment factory and apparel brands’ false promises of a better life

Worker revolt in Myanmar smashes garment factory and apparel brands’ false promises of a better life | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
In February 2017, garment workers in Myanmar, who were enraged by abusive and illegal working conditions, stormed their factory and smashed $75,000 worth of equipment. The worker revolt revealed th…
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Thailand accused of failing to stamp out murder and slavery in fishing industry

Thailand accused of failing to stamp out murder and slavery in fishing industry | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
UN labour agency claims migrants employed on fishing vessels in Thai waters remain vulnerable to trafficking and forced labour despite previous warnings
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Radio-based awareness campaign for RMG sector on occupational safety begins

Radio-based awareness campaign for RMG sector on occupational safety begins | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it

A new radio-based campaign was launched in the capital Thursday aiming to raise awareness of basic Occupational Safety and Health
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`Thermal plants must meet emission norms'

`Thermal plants must meet emission norms' | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The Times Of India daily ePaper - Watch digital ePaper of India from around the world.
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Turns Out the Deadliest Part About Being a Boston Firefighter Isn’t Running Into a Burning Building

Turns Out the Deadliest Part About Being a Boston Firefighter Isn’t Running Into a Burning Building | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Why cancer is killing our city’s rescuers.
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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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Source Reduction: Minimizing Welding Fume

Source Reduction: Minimizing Welding Fume | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
There are well-understood approaches to control exposures to welding hazards, but exposures can still be high even after implementing controls.
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China says pollution inspectors find firms falsifying data

China says pollution inspectors find firms falsifying data | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
China's air quality inspectors found problems at more than 3,000 companies in the first three months of this year, of which a large proportion were found to be falsifying data, the environment ministry said on Friday.
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Introducing the Hearing Loss Prevention Program evaluation checklist | | Blogs | CDC

Introducing the Hearing Loss Prevention Program evaluation checklist | | Blogs | CDC | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
CDC - Blogs - NIOSH Science Blog – Introducing the Hearing Loss Prevention Program evaluation checklist -
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Lao Villagers Face Eviction From Dam Sites After Refusing ‘Unfair’ Compensation

Lao Villagers Face Eviction From Dam Sites After Refusing ‘Unfair’ Compensation | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Many are refusing to move to a government-assigned relocation zone, calling the land unsuitable for farming.
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ANROEV Conference Report 2015

ANROEV Conference Report 2015 | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The ANROEV Conference 2015 was held at Hanoi, Vietnam from September 4-5, 2015. More than 130 participants from 14 countries participated in the conference. A report of the proceedings of th
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Bogie men: Meet the foot soldiers of the Indian Railways

Bogie men: Meet the foot soldiers of the Indian Railways | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Track maintainers or gangmen walk miles, often carrying heavy equipment, and risk their lives to keep your trains on track. These are their stories.
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