December 2015

De Beers Victor Mine’s Failure to Report Mercury Risks Causes Serious Environmental Concerns

Mercury contamination from the De Beers diamond mine in northern Ontario may be much higher than the company — or the provincial government — are reporting, according to

Samsung’s New Safety Truck Technology

In Argentina, one person dies in a traffic accident every hour - 80% of these fatalities are caused by drivers trying to overtake other vehicles. With hundreds of one-lane ro

How Climate Change will affect your Work Conditions

After the major discussions regarding Climate Change this month in Paris, 5 key points of the Paris Agreement on climate change are being presented: Limiting global tempera

America’s Painkiller Epidemic and What You Can Do

A new study conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC), along with Indiana’s attorney general has found that 80% of Indiana employers have been impacted by prescription

Alberta Sees an Alarming Rise in Suicide Rates Following Harsh Oilpatch Layoffs

Following rising rates of layoffs in Alberta’s oil and gas industry in response to low oil prices, suicide rates in that province have increased by an alarming 30 percent t

How to Protect Against Colds and Flu: The Facts that you Need to Know About.

Seasonal flu is not only unpleasant for employers and employees, it's expensive. Each flu season, nearly 111 million workdays are lost because of the flu, the US Department o

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