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People, process and culture in warehouse health and safety


warehouseThere are many aspects to health and safety in a warehouse environment. Much depends on whether the operation is mechanised, the layout of the shop-floor, the type of goods being managed and whether or not the opportunity exists to design or re-design jobs and processes. This article is about three important aspects of warehouse health and safety; looking after people, designing processes with safety in mind and developing a lasting safety culture.


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Bangladesh retailers alliance appoints human rights veteran as president


The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety reports that human rights expert and attorney Jeffrey Krilla has been named president of the coalition representing 20 North American apparel companies, retailers and brands. Krilla brings extensive foreign policy experience to the position, having spent most of his career working around the globe on trade, development and human rights issues.


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Bangla garment sector agrees on common safety standards


sewingThe adoption of common safety standards in Bangladesh’s ready-made garment factories has come a step closer, following a meeting of national tripartite partners, the Alliance and Accord and other key stakeholders in the industry.