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Worker's roller coaster fall at Legoland leads to court

March 21, 2013

The operators of Legoland have been prosecuted for safety breaches after a worker fell from a walkway on a roller-coaster ride, breaking his shoulder and several ribs. Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, registered in Poole, Dorset,(UK) was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after it investigated the incident at Legoland in Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire, on 1 June 2011.


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UK serious about minimizing work at height

Could architects & designers collaborate in the U.S.?
March 15, 2013

The Access Industry Forum (AIF) has introduced a dedicated work at height information helpline for DIOHAS, the Designer’s Initiative on Health & Safety, whose members include professionals from the major architectural practices, other construction disciplines and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). 


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Reinventing your work life

January 24, 2013

I was reading something yesterday where the writer described a person as being at that point in their life where they are saying, “been there, done that, is that all there is?” ISHN reader surveys have pointed out what’s already well-established: the EHS professional ranks are top-heavy with graying baby boomers beyond age 50.


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Pregnancy and occupational hazards: What you need to know

November 2, 2012

Most women who are pregnant can keep working during their pregnancy. Some women are able to work right up until they are ready to deliver. Others may need to cut back on their hours or stop working before their due date.


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Construction deaths down for fifth straight year

One in four fall-related deaths involve a height of 10’ or less
September 24, 2012

Although falls continue to be a concern, those just-released Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures on 2011 U.S. fatal occupational injuries show that fatal work injuries in the construction industry declined to 721 in 2011 from 774 in 2010 -- a decrease of 7 percent.


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Obesity in nurses linked to long shifts

August 17, 2012

For nurses who work long hours or other "adverse work schedules," the risk of obesity is related to lack of opportunity for exercise and sleep, suggests a study in the August issue of Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).


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Road workers to driving public: Slow down in construction zones

July 5, 2012

With the summer travel season already underway, the American Roads & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is urging motorists to drive carefully through roadway work zones.


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Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com releases new products

May 24, 2012

Magnalight.com has announced the release of several new products. The WAL-JH-150LED-120/277V work light with ladder or scaffold mounting bracket joins its line of bracket mount LED work lighting solutions.


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Hot work explosion in Arkansas kills three workers

May 23, 2012

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) yesterday deployed a four-person investigation team to El Dorado, Arkansas to determine the cause of an explosion and fire that severely burned and killed three workers.


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Employers with high injury, illness rates get letter from OSHA's Michaels

April 5, 2012

Approximately 14,900 workplaces with above average numbers of worker injuries and illnesses recently received a letter from Dr. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.


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