Turkey: Turkish Occupational Health And Safety Regime

Turkey: Turkish Occupational Health And Safety Regime
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Bright Horizons nurseries win top award for health and safety standards

Bright Horizons nurseries win top award for health and safety standards
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Occupational health: Who cares about the employee?

Occupational health: Who cares about the employee?
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Chemical Vapor and Worker Protection Study at the Hanford Site

Chemical Vapor and Worker Protection Study at the Hanford Site
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Guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations, HSA2013 set down obligations on employers regarding the determination and assessment of risk with respect to biological agents:

  • the prevention and control of exposure to hazardous biological agents;
  • specific protection and preventive measures;
  • arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies;
  • information, training and consultation;
  • health surveillance; record-keeping;
  • notification requirements to the Authority; and
  • duties for employees. Download guide

Source: Health and Safety Authority

 

Comparing OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2013, FY 2012 and FY 2011

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There has been a significant (45%) increase in safety violations cited by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from 2012 to 2013. In addition to the increased number of violations, OSHA has also increased the number of press releases publicizing hefty fines.

While there has been great progress in workplace safety over the past 100 years, the numbers presented below should serve as a reminder there is more to be done to make workplaces safer.

The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2013 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2012 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations for FY 2011 are as follows:

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The top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace-safety violations 3 year comparison:

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The trend in the 3 year comparison shows a drop in cited violations in 2012 as compared to 2013 and 2011. The difference between 2013 and 2011 is for the most part negligible. 

Source: http://blog.wisebusinessware.com/safetyinsiderblog/comparing-oshas-top-10-most-frequently-cited-standards-for-2013-2012-2011

Welcome to SHEQ Centre of Excellence Blog

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