Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, Europe Tackles Climate Change, Ebola Workplace Health and Safety and More on EHS This Week!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • Safety Initiative leads to more than 1000 factory inspections in Bangladesh
  • Europe gathering support to tackle climate change
  • Commentary says Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) undercounts injuries and illnesses
  • Addressing Ebola workplace health & safety concerns
  • Ebola outbreak prompts call for PPE innovations

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EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • The Accord: Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. Read more here.
  • Mayors Adapt initiative. Learn more here.
  • European Commission website on Climate Action. Check it
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Remembering the 2013 Texas Fertilizer Explosion and Bangladesh Factory Collapse, Construction Safety Day, Earth Day and more on EHS This Week!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • NTSB to hold general aviation safety seminar
  • CSB says 2013 fertilizer plant explosion was preventable
  • Steps toward safety reform in Bangladesh’s garment industry
  • Construction Safety Day and “Fatal Four” statistics
  • Earth Day 2014 and the Green Cities campaign

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • Aviation Safety Seminar. Find out more here.
  • Safety and Security Guidelines for Fertilizer Grade Ammonium Nitrate. View them here.
  • The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. Learn more here
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UK injury reporting changes, OSHA’s proposed silica rule, Reducing food waste during holidays, and more on EHS This Week.

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • UK injury reporting changes
  • OSHA’s proposed silica rule
  • Jellyfish close Swedish nuclear plant, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

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