International Safety

News & Articles

  • Fine Assessed in 'Horrific' UK Fatality

    A British recycling company has been fined about $1.1 million and two individuals were given suspended prison sentences for the death of an employee who was pulled onto a conveyor and into an industrial waste shredder.

  • IOSH Launches Safety and Health for Business Qualification

    The Level 3 qualification forms part of IOSH's plan to "enhance" the safety and health profession, which is part of its WORK 2022 five-year strategy.

  • Vestas Repowering Lofty Austrian Wind Farm

    The wind turbine maker reported it will provide nine V112-3.45 MW turbines to repower the existing turbines and has developed a customized solution to ensure safe and efficient transportation of the wind turbines to and from the remote site.

  • Two Documentaries Share 2017 Healthy Workplaces Film Award

    One is from the United States, about automation's effect on the future of humanity, and the other is from Turkey.

  • New CCOHS Website Covers Infectious Disease Preparedness

    "The time to start thinking about and preparing for a flu outbreak is now, before flu season kicks into high gear. And in turning our attention to the flu season, we should also remind ourselves of the importance of building contingency plans that maintain business continuity should employees become ill and have to remain at home," said Gareth Jones, acting president and CEO of CCOHS.

  • Qatar Agrees to Halt Kafala System

    The cooperation aims to improve employment conditions and recruitment practices for migrant workers, ensure timely payment of wages, strengthen labor inspection and occupational safety and health standards, and enhance protection from forced labor.


  • Lake Turkana - The Wind Solution

    This 2017 Vestas video is an update on its Kenyan Lake Turkana project, a "very challenging" high-wind and remote site where more than 300 wind turbines are being installed.

  • In the Making: Lufthansa's First A350 XWB

    This December 2016 video follows Airbus' initial Lufthansa A350 XWB as workers advanced it through the manufacturing process from delivery of components to the final assembly line in Toulouse, France, concluding with the milestone jetliner in flight.

  • Work Health: Influencing the Supply Chain Through Partnerships

    This 2015 Safe Work Australia video describes the practical application and business benefits of work health and well-being strategies in an industry case study, focusing on Regson Fabrication, a small construction/manufacturing business.