The International Labour Organization (ILO) has signed an agreement with the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) to improve OSH practices in ten priority economic sectors. The partnership builds on similar work in Bangladesh’s garment sector
The US Department of Labor has presented an Ohio-based vehicle parts manufacturer on its ‘severe violator enforcement programme’ with a fine of $480,240 (approx. £373,000) after inspectors found it had continually exposed workers to multiple machine hazards
A series of Freedom of Information (FoI) requests made by the trade union Unite (https://www.unitetheunion.org/news-events/news/2022/august/frightening-drop-in-construction-safety-inspections-exposed/) has highlighted a significant decline in the number of ‘proactive’ inspections that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has made in the construction sector since 2013/14.