December 6, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Stores Inc. for Exposing
Employees to Exit and Storage Hazards at Connecticut Store
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The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has launched an intensive campaign to ban and seize all tea and coffee flasks that contain carcinogenic asbestos.
The move is aimed at ensuring consumer protection and comes following reports of hazardous impact of such flasks, pointed out Dr Abdulrahman Alshayeb Alnaqbi, director-general of the Ras Al Khaimah department of economic development. “These flasks pose a grave risk to people’s health.” Raids will be carried out from Sunday.
The inspection campaign will cover all outlets and markets of the emirate to ensure that they are free from these heath hazardous flasks. “All asbestos-containing flasks will be confiscated,” the official warned.
“The campaign is in line with the directives of the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA).”
December 5, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor
For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards and Eye Injuries
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A Michelin recommended restaurant has been handed a shock zero-star food hygiene rating after its latest inspection.
The New Inn at Great Limber was told that ‘major improvement’ was necessary to hygienic food handling and ‘urgent improvement’ necessary to management of food safety at the latest inspection on October 29 this year.
These categories includes preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage. It also covers systems or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat.
ALBANY, Minn. – A Stearns County man died in a farm accident Wednesday evening after being pinned under a gravity box full of corn that had overturned.
The victim was identified as Daniel Wielenberg, 52, of Albany.
According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, it appeared that a bridge of corn had formed over the top of the gravity box and when Wielenberg attempted to break the bridge, the box overturned.
Bushfire fanned by winds joined into a single giant blaze north of Sydney late on Friday, blanketing Australia’s biggest city in hazardous smoke, turning the skies orange. Emer McCarthy reports.
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Finnish researchers have bio-engineered prototype headphones from yeast and fungus, which they hope could one day replace oil-based plastics in everyday consumer electronics. Adam Reed reports.
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Ford and McDonald’s are working together to create auto parts, such as headlamp housing, from coffee.
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