Monday, May 01, 2017

Safety News

  1. 699 workers died in workplace accidents in 2016: Report

    At least 888 workers died and 1093 were injured in workplace-related accidents and violence in Bangladesh in 2016, says a new study. The study titled ‘Occupational Accident, Violence and Industrial Dispute-2016’ also claimed that there had been 73...
  2. Remembering Lehigh Valley workers who died on the job

    He was 36. What sticks out in his mind, Sedor said, was a chance encounter he and his mother had with one of his father's co-workers the day after the accident. "He had blisters all across his hands," from helping to take off his father's clothes at the...
  3. Workers 'Day of Action' across NYC honors those who died on the job in the past year

    Even when you get them, they are inadequate for the job,” Tommy Roumbakos, a 27-year-old construction worker, said. “That's why accidents happen. That’s why people leave home for work and, sometimes, don't make it back home,” Later Friday...
  4. UPDATE: Gary man dead, construction worker injured after crash in Gary

    GARY — A 25-year-old Gary man died and a construction worker was injured after a car ran into a piece of machinery on East 15th Avenue at Interstate 65, according to the city's police department and the Lake County coroner's office. Kyle Shannon, of Gary...
  5. Sydney Uber driver's awkward sex worker mishap

    A polite Uber driver has mistakenly picked up a sex worker instead of his customer "Chelsea" leading to an awkward conversation before realising the accident. Sydney Uber driver Daniel Moore was driving around inner Sydney on Thursday night when he...
  6. Worker Dies After Bucket Truck Tips Over

    It happened just after noon in the 300-block of Dutch Ridge Road. A witness who lives on Dutch Ridge Road says a Penn Power worker was in the bucket of a bucket truck, repairing lines, when the truck tipped over and the worker was ejected onto the roadway.
  7. Electrical worker killed in fall from bucket truck

    An electrical worker has died after he fell from his bucket truck, according to a supervisor with the Lawrence County emergency dispatch center. The report of the fall was taken at 12:01 p.m. Sunday, the supervisor said. The accident happened in 300 block...
  8. Killed social worker leads to changes at DCF

    In the past, Shea says social workers thought of threats as just 'part of the job... A Barre repeat offender, already facing charges in a February crash that killed two women, was picked up by police late Saturday for violating a court order prohibiting...
  9. Housewife renders services of skilled worker: Court

    New Delhi: A housewife renders services of a skilled worker, a Delhi court has observed. The observation was made by a Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) here while awarding the compensation of Rs 30.63 lakh to a 32-year-old homemaker who lost one of...
  10. NB I-75 to reopen shortly; SB lanes stay closed after fatal wrong-way fiery crash in Dayton

    The crash around 4:45 p.m. created a smoky fire that shut down... Hollywood is showing Dayton some love, but that means downtown workers, residents and visitors face minor traffic disruptions as stars of the silver screen shoot a new crime movie.

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