- OIL & GAS
In September, at least 261 people burnt to death as fires swept through two factories in Pakistan, police and government officials said, raising all-too-familiar questions about locked windows and gates, lack of emergency exists, cramped work spaces, and trapping workers like rats.
I say anything close to true global harmonization has a helluva long way to go. I’m not talking about war and peace. I’m referring to the incredible, horrible worker fatality stats that come from China each year, and barely warrant a mention in the U.S. press or U.S. safety press.
A LinkedIn group discussion: How do you feel about the new trend of vending machines supplying PPE? I have reservations, it takes the “why they need a new PPE factor” out of the equation . Opinions appreciated. Thank you.
A recent study has found that employees view the workplace much more negatively than human resources representatives do. Many argue that these differing perceptions are indicative of a growing, problematic trend within HR departments: the men and women hired to oversee company welfare have grown increasingly out of touch with the rest of their workforce.
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