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ISEA Leads Industry Action on Falls and Dropped Objects with New Safety at Heights Campaign

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is helping employers reduce the risk of fatalities and injuries from falls and dropped objects in industrial, construction and other occupational settings by launching its 2019 Safety at Heights campaign. The campaign — which kicks off during Construction Safety Week and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down,…

Lectra’s Annual Event, ‘Winning Over the New Fashion Consumer’ Demonstrates the Power of Data in Fashion

Companies receive a close-up of new consumer buying journey and explore how they can meet challenges with Lectra’s latest technologies and industry experts. Lectra cements its position as a fashion industry opinion maker by leading a much-awaited discussion on new consumer behaviour at its latest fashion event, ‘Winning Over the New Fashion Consumer’ in Bordeaux-Cestas,…

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Chemical burns and toxic sludge: workers expose shocking conditions inside the Melbourne factory that blew up

Long before Melbourne’s northern suburbs were choked with acrid smoke from a mammoth factory fire earlier this month, workers inside were finishing their shifts covered in toxic sludge and struggling to breathe. Key points: Workers have lifted the lid on conditions inside the Melbourne factory that was engulfed in a mammoth blaze in April Some…

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Managing an aging workforce

What are some practical ways to enhance safety for ageing workers? Responding is Kevan Orvitz, president and founder, MEGAComfort Work-Life Wellness Solutions, MEGAComfort Inc., Tustin, CA. Failure to plan leads business owners and managers down a costly path. Many workplaces are focused on attracting millennial workers, hoping to hire and retain them while keeping them…