Lightening the injury load
- Spot the OSHA violations. // Processing (08968659);May2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p16
A quiz concerning violation of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is presented.
- Don't risk Corporate Killing. Bean, Sara // Enterprise (13503030);Feb/Mar2002, Issue 37, p66
Discusses the risk of failing to adhere to health and safety legislation when an employee is injured or killed at work. Information on a safety bill from Health and Safety Executive's appraisal of Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; Loss of reputation after a workplace accident; Example of...
- Remind bosses: Ignoring safety rules is negligence risk. // HR Specialist: Employment Law;May2012, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p3
The article discusses the nonliability of employers for employee injuries, but must be aware that if employers ignore safety guideline that they know could prevent injuries, the employee can litigate.
- The transformation of work and the law of workplace accidents, 1842-1910. Witt, John Fabian // Yale Law Journal;Mar98, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p1467
Examines the basis for the law on workplace accidents in the United States. Ambiguities of the common law of work accidents; Control of the workplace following the scientific management revolution; Support for workmen's compensation.
- Working at height by numbers. // Works Management;Feb2013, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p7
Statistics are presented on the cases related to working at height regulations including two manufacturing workers died after falling from heights, imprisonment of 24 managers for breaching industrial safety laws and 475 workers suffered major injury during working hours.
- The 319 Major Industrial Accidents Since 1917. Mihailidou, Efthimia K.; Antoniadis, Konstantinos D.; Assael, Marc J. // International Review of Chemical Engineering - Rapid Communicati;Nov2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p529
In this paper 319 major industrial accidents are recorded according to well specified criteria. A reference for every accident is provided, so it can be further traced, and its total cost, wherever available, is converted to 2011 prices. Despite the fact that the number of major industrial...
- Be on your guard. Hodson, Edward // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p19
The article looks at efforts made to prevent the number of employees being wounded or killed in industrial machinery accidents. Industrial machinery in Great Britain is required to comply with the Essential Health and Safety Requirements (EHSR), as set by the Supply of Machinery Safety...
- Optimal safety standards when accident prevention depends upon both firm and worker effort. Grepperud, Sverre // European Journal of Law & Economics;Jun2015, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p505
This paper develops a model to analyze safety regulation when decisions made by both the firm and the firm's employees (workers) have effect on the risk of accidents. In the model, the safety investments by the firm are contractible (perfect enforcement) while the safety efforts of workers can...
- Employment Minister's safety warning. // Management Services;Jun78, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p61
No abstract available.