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November 16, 2017

Given the number of hours in a work week spent sitting, including commuting time, it’s not surprising that many office workers suffer from at least one musculoskeletal (MSK) condition.

November 16, 2017

Residents in Oman have access to some of the best clean drinking water, according to a new report issued by the United Nations (U.N.).

November 16, 2017

We see the words "work-life balance" everywhere: in magazines, in pamphlets, on ads and on Instagram.

November 16, 2017

A fire broke out in a residential building in Mawaleh in the Sultanate’s capital, Oman’s rescue agency reported on Twitter.

November 16, 2017

Amid a historic spike in U.S. traffic fatalities, federal data on the danger of distracted driving are getting worse.

November 16, 2017

When safety practitioners come into conflict with an employer or client, the root cause often lies in the mismatch between different codes of ethics.

November 16, 2017

There are a lot of street signs around the region that essentially substitute for safe street design.

November 16, 2017

Local firefighters say closing your bedroom door at night can make the difference between life and death in case of a fire.

November 16, 2017

Contractors are responsible for protecting their workers from asbestos exposure.

November 16, 2017

The British economy is increasingly service driven, which means that more of us are spending the working day sat at a desk.

November 16, 2017

Presenteeism got you down? Thankfully, there's a remedy for that.

November 16, 2017

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November 16, 2017

A serious fire at an all-girls school resulted in 14 people being treated for smoke inhalation and prompted safety warnings over air-conditioning units.

November 16, 2017

A key step in performing a job-hazard analysis is to obtain information about the job and its problems from employees who perform the actual task or tasks.

November 16, 2017

Delia (deep learning interface for accounting) was a good idea – but she went rogue and siphoned off funds into a buffer named “My Money” and began hoarding cash.

November 16, 2017

Young workers include teenagers, those new to the workforce, college students and anyone up to the age of 24.

November 16, 2017

Exposure to flood waters can be a health hazard. Workers and homeowners need personal protective equipment to avoid exposure to sewage, chemicals, injury.

November 16, 2017

Rescuing a colleague in an underground mining emergency is the last situation anyone wants to be in.

November 16, 2017

When most of us think of workplace safety, we envisage fire drills and OSHA compliant machinery.

November 16, 2017

From January 2018, employers will have to adhere to a new lower radon exposure limit of 300Bq/ m3 in the workplace, replacing the current 400Bq/ m3 threshold.

October 29, 2017

A store in Oman, which made halwa using melting plastic buckets, has been closed down, the Ministry of Regional Municipalities has announced.

October 29, 2017

An Oman resident has died from the H1N1 flu virus, the Ministry of Health has announced.

October 29, 2017

Ever wondered why you head home with aching shoulders and a sharp pain in your legs after being seated at work all day?

October 29, 2017

The government is working with safety experts to examine methods that can be used to delay the spread of fires in older buildings with flammable aluminium cladding, an issue that has again came into the spotlight due to the recent Torch tower fire.

October 29, 2017

A ministry building was evacuated on Thursday after "wisps of smoke" triggered fire alarms, emergency services have reported.

October 29, 2017

Dozens of firefighters battled a major blaze on Thursday at Tokyo's Tsukiji fishmarket, the world's largest and one of the capital's most popular tourist sites, media said.

October 29, 2017

Two litter bins on Sawadi beach were set on fire last night, according to local volunteers.

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