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Tuesday, 08 May 2018 / Published in Work hazards
Filipinos are generally music-loving so I think most are familiar with the title of this article which also a song popularized by Roberta Flack. But as one who has been working in the area of work safety and health, this is also what comes to my mind when I think of occupational health hazards. Occupational
Monday, 30 April 2018 / Published in First aid
For many Filipinos, summertime is for fun and frolic. Also a time for much family bonding as we go to the beach, the mountains and engage in other outdoor activities. This is also a time for fiestas where we gorge ourselves with food and drink while we catch up on news about our relatives, friends
Thursday, 29 March 2018 / Published in First aid
Yes, yes, summer is here! For many students, it is a break from the usual school activities. For most adults, it is also a time for families to bond better. For children and toddlers, there are much more places to roam and play around. So we head out to the beach, the mountains and other
Friday, 01 April 2016 / Published in Asbestos
The HSE has scrapped a plan to align medical checks for workers dealing with licensed and non-licensed work for asbestos at every three years after the idea was rejected by 61% of respondents to last October’s consultation. The proposal, which would have meant amending the Control of Asbestos (CAR) 2012 Regulations, was seen by unions
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 / Published in Electrical safety, Fire, Work equipment
Form Us With Love recently created the Nest Collection for +Halle. The series provides an unpronounced divider to the traditional lounge area, by simply creating layers of both high and low seating. The heights offers a sense of privacy, whilst maintaining the comfort of a relaxed armchair.
The death of an employee who fell six metres while installing roof sheets on a new agricultural building has led to a fine of £100,000 for a construction contractor. The sentencing of C & R Construction (SW) at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court followed a press release from the HSE last week outlining a month long campaign
Serving as an architectural primer to the streets of the capital from an architect's point of view, Buildings of London leads the reader on a journey around the city through the evocative paintings of architect Roger FitzGerald, combining his keen eye for detail and construction with a fascination for discovery 1.
The winners have been announced for the Bee Breeders Tokyo Pop Lab architecture competition. The competition brief called for the design of a new program for the study and production of pop culture media. The unique and original nature of the brief resulted in submissions varying considerably, from fairly pragmatic to completely ideological. The winning
New research into the costs borne by construction employers due to occupational health failings has calculated an overall annual burden of £848m, including £646m for musculoskeletal disorders, representing 76% of the total. The research, by a team at Loughborough University on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers, was based on existing data and analysis,