Emergency Management Stories
Written by By Susan Taylor, REUTERS Tuesday, 30 April 2013 14:11
Canada's Loblaw Companies Ltd on Monday became the second Western fashion retailer to promise compensation for the families of victims of the Bangladesh garment factory collapse that killed nearly 400 people last week.
Written by Reuters Monday, 22 April 2013 21:35
The fertilizer plant that exploded on April 17, obliterating part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that would normally trigger safety oversight by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Written by Regina Dennis, Reuters Thursday, 18 April 2013 10:00
Officials are yet to determine whether the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas Wednesday night was an industrial accident — until then the site is being treated as a crime scene.
Written by Linda Johnson Monday, 11 February 2013 12:17
When a worker slips and falls, is injured by a machine or is suddenly taken sick, the situation can become critical fast — especially when no one is there to call for help. For companies with employees who work alone, providing immediate assistance for an injured worker is a constant problem.