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4 die in boiler explosion

4 die in boiler explosion | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Four employees of an aluminium powder manufacturing unit were killed in a boiler explosion at Mela Amathur on Virudhunagar-Sivakasi highway near here on Thursday morning.While V. Sankareswaran (34), t
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Eighty-eight factory workers fired for ‘demanding rights’ - The Express Tribune

Eighty-eight factory workers fired for ‘demanding rights’ - The Express Tribune | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it

PakistanFactory management dismisses claims, says no one has been fired

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Coal union calls for 'asbestos-workers' type fund for coal dust victims

Coal union calls for 'asbestos-workers' type fund for coal dust victims | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Queensland's first cases of "black lung" in 30 years spark calls for action on coal miners' health.
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Working Overtime, but Not Getting Paid for It

Working Overtime, but Not Getting Paid for It | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Labor laws: Just because they exist, doesn't mean they're enforced
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Heat stress: the next global public health crisis?

Heat stress: the next global public health crisis? | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The deaths of farm workers in Central America are being linked to extreme temperatures. Researchers warn that far worse is to come
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Workers are not being protected from occupational diseases and deaths, argues expert

Workers are not being protected from occupational diseases and deaths, argues expert | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
British workers are not being protected from occupational diseases and deaths, argues an expert in The BMJ this week.
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Disease victims often shut out of workers' comp system

It's hard enough for injured workers to win comp cases. It can be nearly impossible for sick ones to prevail -- or even file.
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Piramal Glass Missouri Factory Fined $122,000 Following Worker’s Injuries

Piramal Glass Missouri Factory Fined $122,000 Following Worker’s Injuries | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Mumbai-based Piramal Glass received a fine Oct. 9 of $122,000 for eight alleged safety violations at its factory in Park Hills, Missouri, following a July incident in which a worker suffered third-degree burns from molten glass falling on the production floor.
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IndustriALL files ILO complaint against Thai government for violations of union rights — Goodelectronics

IndustriALL files ILO complaint against Thai government for violations of union rights — Goodelectronics | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
On the World Day for Decent Work, October 7, IndustriALL Global Union has filed a complaint with the International Labour Organization (ILO) against the Royal Thai Government for serious violations of trade union rights.
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Bad Chemistry: How the Chemical Industry's Trade Association Undermines the Policies That Protect Us (2015) | Union of Concerned Scientists

Bad Chemistry: How the Chemical Industry's Trade Association Undermines the Policies That Protect Us (2015) | Union of Concerned Scientists | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) may not be a household name, but its influence on chemical policies has affected millions of Americans.
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Metalworkers join Global Day of Action to STOP Precarious Work « Bulatlat

Metalworkers join Global Day of Action to STOP Precarious Work « Bulatlat | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Philippines news and commentary, politics, human rights, economy
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Murder in the Shipbreaking Yards

Murder in the Shipbreaking Yards | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Thousands of workers toil in the shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh, one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.
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Occupational injury: How Pakistan is failing its 56 million labourers

Occupational injury: How Pakistan is failing its 56 million labourers | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Labourers cannot demand a safe working environment, they have been made to believe that they simply do not deserve it.
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Labour activists detained for doing the job of the trade union

Labour activists detained for doing the job of the trade union | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Two prominent labour activists have been formally detained by the Guangzhou authorities for “gathering a crowd to disturb social order,” in what appears to be a coordinated crackdown on labour groups in the city. Photo: Zeng Feiyang, Zhu Xiaomei and He Xiaobo.
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A ‘decent’ proposal: Not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says | Toronto Star

A ‘decent’ proposal: Not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says | Toronto Star | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The Change Report argues the not-for-profit industry can lead the way on fair pay and benefits and help end precarious work in Ontario.
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Labourers taste the dust of govt’s apathy - The Express Tribune

Labourers taste the dust of govt’s apathy - The Express Tribune | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it

Speakers at labour conference highlight workplace safety and residential infringement

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Toxic trouble: Chinese children fall ill after inhaling fumes from newly laid school running tracks

Toxic trouble: Chinese children fall ill after inhaling fumes from newly laid school running tracks | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Investigation finds schools in Guangzhou and Jiangsu provinces have reported students suffering nosebleeds and dizziness, sparking concerns that building regulations must be improved
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One running track at a school in Shenzhen was found to have been constructed using 20 times the permitted limit of the chemicals benzene and toluene, which can give off fumes causing dizziness.

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Vietnam offers free treatment to 378 kids found with lead poisoning

Vietnam offers free treatment to 378 kids found with lead poisoning | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
They will be treated for free when the first batch of drug for the treatment of heavy metal poisoning ever being imported into Vietnam next month.
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Occupational health and safety laws

Occupational health and safety laws | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Yet another factory building collapsed on November 4, 2015, causing 45 deaths and injuring over 100 labourers working in the Sundar industrial area of Lahore.
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Return to work with musculoskeletal disorders: a multi-disciplinary approach

Return to work with musculoskeletal disorders: a multi-disciplinary approach | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
An award-winning biopsychosocial approach to return to work from absence with musculoskeletal disorders is getting results.
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Stress too much, cops can’t cope - The Times of India

Here’s a reason why criminals in the state might just have an advantage over those operating elsewhere -- a stressed police force. Experts say stress affects, among other things, a person’s ability to solve problems.
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SACOM report: Apple glass supplier has poor labour conditions — Goodelectronics

SACOM report: Apple glass supplier has poor labour conditions — Goodelectronics | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM), together with Worker Empowerment (WE), Globalization Monitor (GM), Left 21, Labour Education & Service Network (LESN), Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) staged a protest outside the Apple Store on Canton Road, Hong Kong, on September 25, to urge Apple to apply immediate measures rectifying exploitation in its supply chain from root causes and to release its latest investigative report on Lens Technology.
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