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Slips, trips and falls account for almost 30 per cent of Singapore workplace injuries

Nearly 30 per cent of workplace injuries in Singapore are now the result of slips, trips and falls, according to the Straits Times. The first six months of 2019 saw more than 1,800 injuries, a 6 per cent increase on last year, with totals of more than 3,000 per year over the past four years.

EU-OSHA resource to help get workers talking about MSDs

A new resource for employers to help promote workplace dialogue about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) has been published by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). 

MSDs causing more than a quarter of DALYs lost in NZ

Musculoskeletal harm now accounts for 27 per cent of all work-related disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in New Zealand, according to a report from the country’s health and safety regulator, WorkSafe. A DALY is defined by the World Health Organization as one lost “healthy” life year.

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The view from the summit

Practitioners and investor representatives gathered in Paris to examine how safety and health fits into corporate social responsibility. 

Food and drink sector conference 2018

Exoskeletons, managing foreign workers and influencing work design were among the themes at this year’s event. 

Landsec: duty to manage

The FTSE 100 developer uses a belt-and-braces approach to control asbestos risk to its large supply chain.

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