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Top Thai union leader ‘targeted’ with jail for rail safety campaign

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One of Thailand’s most prominent union leaders is facing three years in prison for his role in organising a railway safety campaign, in a case described as the biggest attack on organised labour in the country in deca...

‘I’m nervous’: US colleges wrestle with Covid safety as fall semester begins

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As universities and colleges in the United States open for the fall semester, even those institutions requiring masks and vaccinations are grappling with unexpectedly high rates of Covid. In one high-profile example, ...

Social media giants increase global child safety after UK regulations introduced

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TikTok has turned off notifications for children past bedtime, Instagram has disabled targeted adverts for under-18s entirely and YouTube has turned off autoplay for teen users: moves seemingly triggered by Britain in...

F1 to review rules after criticism of Belgian GP ‘race’ behind safety car

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Formula One is to instigate urgent discussions to prevent a repeat of the scenario under which the Belgian Grand Prix was declared a race after only three laps behind the safety car in heavy rain. There were scathing ...

Republicans threaten our children’s freedom as well as their basic safety

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My granddaughter will go to school next week. So may your child or grandchild. For many, it will be their first time back in classrooms in a year and a half. What do we want for these young people? At least three thi...

Fashion brands sign new deal on Bangladesh garment workers’ safety

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Campaigners have hailed a new agreement designed to protect garment workers in Bangladesh, signed by the likes of H&M and Inditex, which owns Zara and Bershka. The accord replaces another agreement signed by more ...

Brisbane Easi food delivery driver claims he was fired for raising concerns about pay and safety

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A food delivery driver who was allegedly sacked by Chinese food delivery company Easi after trying to raise concerns about pay and worker safety, has had his case taken to the Fair Work Commission by the Transport Wor...

TechScape: How the UK forced global shift in child safety policies

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I bring good news: regulation works. The last month has brought a flurry of changes to major tech platforms related to child safety online, and specifically to the use and protection of children’s personal data. Firs...

VSA sê 'ons neem nie hul woord daarvoor nie’ op die belofte van die veiligheidsbelofte van die Taliban - video

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Jen Psaki, perssekretaris van die Withuis, sê die Biden -administrasie het nie volle vertroue in die Taliban -belofte om 'n veilige deur na die internasionale lughawe van Kaboel te bied ná hul oorname van die land nie. 'Ons ...

PFAS: fears over lax US standards prompt bill on beauty products’ safety

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Earlier this summer, a new study found that more than half of 231 cosmetic products tested in the US and Canada contained PFAS, a group of fluorinated chemicals that can weaken immunity, disrupt child development, aff...

Clubbers shun reopened venues in England amid confusion over Covid safety

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Nightclubs in England have seen low attendances and been forced to cancel events as the pandemic continues to disrupt the nightlife industry almost two weeks on from “freedom day”. Many operators blamed “low consumer ...

Owners of low-rise flats freed from wall safety certificate need

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Ministers have sought to ease the difficulties of thousands of owners of flats trapped in properties they cannot sell or remortgage by changing advice on fire safety paperwork on lower-rise blocks, a requirement intro...

Covid safety guidance to firms in England criticised as ‘recipe for chaos’

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Government advice on how businesses should keep customers and staff safe after Covid-19 restrictions are lifted in England on 19 July has been branded a “recipe for chaos”, as ministers confirmed that mask-wearing wou...

‘A crossroads’: the impact of the Sarah Everard case on women’s safety

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At around midnight on a freezing night in March, Jess Chowdhury had just finished her shift in a supermarket in Clapham, Suid-Londen, when she realised her bus home had been diverted. The 23-year-old wasn’t annoyed, ...

TUC accuses ministers of ‘washing their hands’ of workers’ safety

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The TUC’s general secretary Frances O’Grady has accused ministers of “washing their hands” of employees’ safety, after unions and business groups were told they would not be consulted on guidance set to come into forc...

Corporate studies asserting herbicide safety show many flaws, new analysis finds

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A new analysis of more than 50 previously secret, corporate-backed scientific studies is raising troubling questions about a history of regulatory reliance on such research in assessing the safety of the widely used w...

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