June 19, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Cites West Palm Beach, Florida,
Dollar Tree Store for Stacking, Storing Merchandise Unsafely
from OSHA News Release http://bit.ly/2IrffPO
The European Environment Agency (EEA) is marking its 25th anniversary today with a special meeting involving senior officials and experts from the EEA’s 39 member and cooperating countries, the European Commission, and the European Parliament. The participants will contribute to a new, 10-year strategy to steer the future work of the Agency and its network in providing sound, independent and reliable environmental information amid growing demand across Europe for more action on the environment.
from News http://bit.ly/2x0c7Ei
The winners of the European Environment Agency’s (EEA) photo competition, ‘Sustainably Yours’, have been selected. The winning photos depict agricultural traditions and low-carbon solutions for energy and mobility. More than 400 photos from 32 European countries were sent to the competition.
from News http://bit.ly/2WSSfxa
June 18, 2019
from OSHA News Release http://bit.ly/2KY84At
Food innovation cookbook “Future Food Today”, by IKEA-backed research lab Space10, is a collection of sustainable recipes using ingredients such as dried grasshoppers and mealworms. Rough cut – no reporter narration.
from Reuters Video: Environment https://reut.rs/2WWjv32 http://bit.ly/2EV6Va3
An investigation has found that a Scottish fishing boat sank, with the loss of two crewmen, after a refit made it more vulnerable to capsize.
The Nancy Glen capsized and sank on Loch Fyne on 18 January 2018. Skipper Duncan MacDougall, 46, and crewmate Przemek Krawczyk, 38, died when the prawn trawler went down.
— Read on uk.news.yahoo.com/fishing-boat-sank-killing-two-more-vulnerable-refit-040600703.html
Christopher Penfold – who has been driving lorries since he was 17 – denies he was driving carelessly as they carried out flood repairs on a north-east road.
It is alleged he was not looking properly as he reversed the truck along the B9005 Fyvie to Methlick road on January 26, 2016.
Council foreman William Black was crushed by the lorry, and died at the scene.
Yesterday, Penfold insisted he had carried out the manoeuvre countless times and always kept a look-out.
LIMERICK City and County Council is to go on trial for breaches of the Health, Safety and Welfare at Work Act 2005 following an investigation into an acci…
— Read on www.limerickleader.ie/
The village of Dewberry has been charged with seven offences under Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety laws in connection with a 2017 workplace death.
On June 13, 2017, a 21-year-old woman died from injuries she sustained while working on a large riding lawn mower in the small Alberta village.
— Read on globalnews.ca/news/5378416/alberta-dewberry-ohs-charges-workplace-fatal-lawn-mower/
Two businesses have together been fined more than $350,000 after beams in a milking shed fell, seriously injuring two workers, leaving one with a brain injury.
In a reserved decision released by the Invercargill District Court this week, Phil Stirling Building Limited, of Winton, and Duncan Engineering Limited, of Temuka, were both sentenced on two charges each laid by WorkSafe New Zealand.
— Read on i.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/113425960/two-companies-sentenced-on-worksafe-charges-after-two-workers-seriously-injured