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The Tyee – Chinese Firms Bringing Own Workers a Global Pattern: Expert

The Tyee – Chinese Firms Bringing Own Workers a Global Pattern: Expert | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
University of California prof calls Canadian politicians 'naïve' in dealing with Chinese companies.
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‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price

‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who pay the price | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Thousands of workers have been killed or maimed dismantling the world’s ships in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan
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पांचवा कोयला और ताप उपकरण सम्मलेन | 5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communities gathering

पांचवा  कोयला  और  ताप  उपकरण सम्मलेन    |    5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communities gathering | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
An annual nation-wide gathering of affected communities and concerned groups/individuals with the coal mining and thermal power generation in India was held in Dhanbad in Jharkhand from 8th to 10th October, 2017. The meet saw the coming together of ground activists who have worked extensively in the mining areas and affected people who have been suffering for…
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1,660 lives lost between 2013 and 2016 in factory, machine-related accidents | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

1,660 lives lost between 2013 and 2016 in factory, machine-related accidents - The data also reveals that 4,045 people have received fatal injuries in Indian factories during this period
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World Bank fueling climate change, groups allege in historic complaint

World Bank fueling climate change, groups allege in historic complaint | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
More than 100 citizen groups and 19 affected communities in the Philippines recently filed a historic complaint against the International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution

China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
China is shutting up to 40% of its factories in a massive effort to cut pollution
The crackdown is on.
China is in the midst of an all-out blitz on polluters flouting emissions standards, closing tens of thousands of factories in a massive effort
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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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Lyn Baker's curator insight, November 20, 6:42 AM

Occupational health, hygiene and young workers - high tech does not mean low risk.  This type of technology is in every part of modern life. The risks associated with manufacturing and disposing of these need to managed with care.  This article shows the importance of statistics and disease surveillance in occupational settings, particularly in the world of high tech manufacturing and demonstrates the lasting impacts of occupational exposure at a young age.

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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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Unpaid and undervalued, how India's waste pickers fight apathy to keep our cities clean

Unpaid and undervalued, how India's waste pickers fight apathy to keep our cities clean | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Shoba Bansode has been working as a waste picker in Pune for over 15 years. She started doing this for a living since nobody would give her work as a domestic worker. “My son was also very small then, and citing that reason too, nobody would give me work in their households. At that time, one of my friends taught me waste picking. Using this as my only source of livelihood, I was able to provide for my child and raise him,” she says.
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Can Qatar deliver on its worker 'revolution'?

Can Qatar deliver on its worker 'revolution'? | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
When the labour minister of World Cup 2022 host Qatar met one of the country's most vocal critics on worker rights this month, the fact they were talkin
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NTPC power plant explosion kills 20, injures 100 in Rae Bareli; Adityanath announces compensation

NTPC power plant explosion kills 20, injures 100 in Rae Bareli; Adityanath announces compensation | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
The accident occurred in the ash-handling section of the plant. An explosion inside the boiler caused cinder and steam to gush out, thereby fatally injuring the workers.
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Indoor pollutants drive chronic respiratory disease

Indoor pollutants drive chronic respiratory disease | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it

Indoor pollutants are one of main causes of chronic respiratory diseases in HCM City, a study has found.
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Activists press for workers’ occupational safety and health

Activists press for workers’ occupational safety and health | Occupational and Environment Health | Scoop.it
Globally, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)-related deaths totals to 2.7 million workers every year, according to the latest data with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Similarly, some 317 million workers suffer from work-related injuries annually.
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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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