health safety

Millions of birds dead, killed in Mexico flu outbreak


July 26th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 26 (IANS/EFE) Some 4.9 million birds have died since the outbreak of bird flu started five weeks ago at farms in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Conform to standards to boost exports: Gilani


October 15th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged businesses to focus on conforming to international standards to achieve high exports and economic growth."We are living ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Stress - most common health, safety problem at workplace


October 28th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A survey has found that stress is the most common health and safety problem at the workplace as of now, with recession being blamed for it.According to ... Read more...

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Kiwi cyclist says Delhi not a problem if he can live under kitchen table for 3 months


September 29th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept.29 (ANI): Track cyclist Simon van Velthooven says if he can survive living under a kitchen table for three months, Delhi will be no problem.With all the talk being about health, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scotland delays sending team for Commonwealth Games


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Edinburgh, Sep 22 (IANS) A day after coming down hard on the unhygienic living conditions at the athletes' Village, Commonwealth Games Scotland said it was delaying sending its contingent to Delhi over ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Games Village unsafe and unfit for human habitation: Scotland


September 21st, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After New Zealand, it is now Scotland that has hit back at the "filthy living conditions" at the Commonwealth Games Village here saying it was "unsafe and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz discus champ withdraws from Delhi CWG citing health, safety fears


September 21st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21 (ANI): Citing concerns over health and security in Delhi, Australian discus thrower Dani Samuels has withdrawn from the country's Commonwealth Games team.Samuels, who claimed gold in the discus ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Committee on Energy and Commerce requests documents related to salmonella outbreak and egg recall


August 24th, 2010 - 2:57 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Committee on Energy and Commerce requested on Monday documents and information related to the salmonella outbreak and the recent egg recalls in Iowa.Chairman Henry Waxman ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Egg Recall Raises Concern About Salmonella Infection


August 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of an estimated 380 eggs being recalled by an Iowa based egg producer, health safety experts have expressed concern that the number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Italy Alarmed Due To Blue Mozzarella Balls


June 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A shopper in Italy was recently shocked, and raised an alarm which led to a recall of at least 70,000 mozzarella balls, after noticing that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Seven killed in explosion at US coal mine (Lead)


April 6th, 2010 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) An explosion at a coal mine in the US state of West Virginia has killed seven miners. Ron Wooten, director of West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six killed in explosion at US coal mine


April 6th, 2010 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) An explosion at a coal mine in the US state of West Virginia killed six miners Monday. Ron Wooten, director of West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six dead, 21 missing after coal mine explosion in West Virginia - TV


April 6th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by BNO News
CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least six coal miners died and 21 are unaccounted for after an explosion Monday at a coal mine in West Virginia, local media reports said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hotel refuses customer toothpick on ‘health, safety’ grounds!


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): A man in Britain was declined a toothpick at a hotel on health and safety grounds.A former deputy headteacher, John Freeman, enjoyed a 70-pound meal at Macdonald Portal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Those above 65 advised not to go for Haj


August 11th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Haj Committee of India Tuesday advised those above 65 and below 12 years and pregnant women to avoid going for the Haj pilgrimage in view ... Read more...

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Queen ‘favours health, safety concerns’ to royal tradition of walking backwards


August 10th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): The royal tradition of servants and guests walking backwards when leaving a room after seeing the Queen has reportedly been deserted over health and safety concerns.The practice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India bans import of toys lacking safety standards


June 17th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India has announced restrictions till January 2010 on the import of all toys that fail to meet international safety standards. Hitherto, the ban only related to Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Charm of studying abroad not marred by Oz attacks


June 4th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The brutal attacks on Indian students in Australia has not hampered the spirit of those who are all set to fly to the United States for higher ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Octomum using denial to deal with life


March 21st, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Nadya Suleman, who became a history-making mum after giving birth to octuplets on January 26, has confessed that she uses denial as her defence to deal with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India says wants to solve boundary dispute with China


March 20th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon has said India and China are attempting to find a solution to the vexed boundary dispute "While we attempt to resolve our differences ... Read more...

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Santa Claus and elves get health safety lessons to tackle Christmas strain


December 5th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): With the Christmas season going on full swing, the one concern environmental health experts have on their mind is the health safety of Santa Claus and elves ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bullies more at risk of health problems than their victims


July 16th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 16 (ANI): While bullying in schools is a common scenario, its not the victims but the bullies who are more at risk of facing a wide range of ... Read more...

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Woman bites off partners cheek in drunken lovers tiff at 30,000ft!


May 16th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Love took an ugly turn mid-air when a woman bit her partner's face during a drunken row at 30,000ft and ripped part of his cheek off, it ... Read more...

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