Wellness at Work

Your health is important wherever you go. And now that many people are spending most of their day sitting at a desk or inside an office, implementing health programs inside the workplace has become a ...

NIOSH announces the Disaster Science Research Initiative to Enhance Responder Safety and Health

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has been a leader in the field of disaster science research. In partnership with other federal and state agencies, as well as with ...

New measures to protect seafarers

The international maritime community has adopted measures to protect abandoned seafarers, and to provide financial security for compensation in cases of death and long-term disability.

Domestic work is a professional job

A new decree will take effect in May, requiring employers to cover insurances for domestic workers, give them weekly rests and pay them no less than minimum wages.

OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a national safety stand-down from June 2 to 6 to raise awareness among employers and workers about the ...

Farming Less Safe Than Mining and Construction

n Australia, the agriculture sector makes up only 3% of the country’s workforce, however this contributes to 25% of workplace deaths every year, according to SafeWork Australia statistics.

HSE showcases this year’s scientific research achievements

The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published its sixth annual Science Report highlighting the year’s achievements in science and engineering research.

Viet Nam ratifies ILO Convention, showing strong commitment to work safety

The Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, known as Convention 187, is expected to help the country with its work safety laws and international trade negotiations.

Managing stress and psychosocial risks at work

European Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2014-2015: Managing stress and psychosocial risks at work starts 7 April 2014

Improving conditions for women workers has a domino effect

Providing training, health-care and childcare to female workers has an impact that stretches beyond the factory floor.