Industrial hygiene

Solidaritatea Sanitara Federation plans protests in Capital and other cities on January 14

The Executive Bureau of the Solidaritatea Sanitara Federation on Tuesday decided to initiate the procedure regarding the organisation of large-scale protests and established the calendar of the first actions of this type, according to a press release sent to AGERPRES.

Bulgaria: Over 5,000 Breaches of Construction Safety Regulations Found in December Alone

After an inspection ordered by the Supreme Administrative Prosecutor's Office 5092 breaches of construction safety regulations were found in the country only in December. The inspection was provoked by an incident at a construction site in near the Dimitar Petkov market  in Sofia, where one worker died and several others were injured.

Russian Supreme Court: Retailers Can Refuse Service to Customers without Masks

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation clarified that trade enterprises have the right to refuse service at the checkout to a buyer who does not use personal protective equipment (PPE). This court decision stated that this would be the case if regional authorities have established mandatory use of such masks.

Today is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated anually on 28 April. For the first time, the International Labor Organization (ILO) celebrates this day in 2001.

According to ILO figures, each year, 2.2 million workers worldwide die because of work-related accidents and occupational diseases. Losses account for 4% of global gross domestic product.

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