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Singapore to cut workplace fatality rate to below 1 per 100,000 workers by 2028

Channel News Asia

Singapore will work to reduce its workplace fatality rate to below 1.0 per 100,000 workers by 2028, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday (Sep 3).

Mr Lee was speaking at the opening of the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre.

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17 Jan 2018

'Safe Hands' campaign to reduce workplace hand and finger injuries

The Straits Times

The Workplace Safety and Health Council launched a "Safe Hands" campaign on Wednesday (Jan 17) to raise awareness about hand and finger injuries that could result in amputations.

This third and final phase of national workplace safety and health campaign follows two earlier phases, focused on falls and vehicle accidents.

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17 Jan 2018

Use PPE in the Workplace and Keep Your 'Eyes' on the Prize

ohsonline

Next is the concern that PPE is unattractive or doesn't fit properly. If employees are content with their appearance, they will be more likely to use PPE.

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19 Jul 2017

OSHA Cites Railcar Manufacturer for Hazardous Exposures

ohsonline

The agency has issued 17 serious violations and $105,000 in penalties for exposures at Alstom's Hornell, N.Y., plant.

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19 Jul 2017

Lighting the Way to a Clean Future with Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diodes

ohsonline

They're on our clothes, in our hospitals, and even in the water we drink every day. Humans are resilient to a certain degree, but recent health crises such as the Zika virus and the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, have been a wakeup call. Even in today's seemingly sanitized world, persistent environmental health threats in our water and on everyday surfaces can cause serious damage—and the problem is far more severe than many realize.

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19 Jul 2017

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