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The European social model: a key driver for competitiveness

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The European social model is more important than ever to help tackle the jobs crisis in Europe, participants were told at the joint EU agencies and European Parliament event on the European social model and competitiveness in Brussels on 25 September 2013.


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World’s largest occupational safety and health campaign closes following a record level of involvement

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The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) brings its campaign on ‘Working together for risk prevention’ to a close at a major conference in Bilbao on 11 and 12 November 2013.


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New visitor increase at A+A 2013

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With over 63,000 visitors, the recent staging of A+A 2013, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, in Düsseldorf, Germany closed with a new increase in visitor participation (2011: 60,100) as well as a further rise in interest from international visitors.


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Malaria cases in U.S. reach 40-year high

CDC: Take preventive medicine before traveling
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In 2011, 1,925 malaria cases were reported in the United States, according to data published in a supplement of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Study: U.S. worker fatality rate 3X higher than U.K.’s

Construction industry rate even higher
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Workers in the United States were killed on the job at three times the rate of their peers in the United Kingdom in 2010, according to a study published online Sept. 30 in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.


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Record exhibitor registration at A+A 2013

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Some 1,600 exhibitors from 55 nations have booked more space than ever before in the history of A+A, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work.


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ISHM to help develop global OH&S standard

U.S. needs to have an “active and engaged role”
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The Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) says it will participate in the new new standard for global occupational health and safety (OH&S) that will be developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).


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Explosion at natural gas plant in Mexico kills five workers

Latest in a series of gas-related incidents
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The BBC is reporting that an explosion at a natural gas storage plant in Mexico Tuesday night has killed at least five people – all employees at the facility.


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Best OSH films to be recognized at international festival

“What are the trends?”
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It’s the EHS version of the Academy Awards: a media festival taking place in Frankfurt, Germany in 2014 will honor the best media productions about occupational safety and health. The International Media Festival for Prevention will give awards to films and multimedia applications that increase risk awareness on the part of employees or provide information on comprehensive safety topics.


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Air pollution affecting health in Europe

Air quality is "a central concern"
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Around 90 % of city dwellers in the European Union (EU) are exposed to one of the most damaging air pollutants at levels deemed harmful to health by the World Health Organisation (WHO), according to the latest assessment of air quality in Europe published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).


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