Farmers encouraged to keep grain bin safety in mind

Farmers encouraged to keep grain bin safety in mind

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — On-farm grain storage is on the rise with additional bins being built on farms and on commercial sites, creating a greater risk of fatal mishaps for individuals working in and around them. The checkoff organizations of Nebraska’s corn, soybean, wheat and sorghum industries and their respective associations remind farmers and agricultural […]

Office workers’ hazards, safety and wellbeing

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

Hasnat M. Alamgir | Published: April 09, 2021 20:56:19 As Bangladesh economy’s service sector has expanded quickly compared to its traditionally larger agriculture and manufacturing sector, the service employees’ health and safety issues at the workplace have now become important concerns to acknowledge and address since service sector employees face different kinds and degree of […]

80pc marine fishers don’t have enough safety equipment

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Speakers at a virtual discussion yesterday underscored the need for providing technological, financial and educational support to those working in artisanal marine fisheries to ensure their human rights and enrich their livelihoods. Pointing out the contribution of coastal areas’ fisher folks who risk their lives to provide highly nutritious seafood to the market, the speakers […]

Farm safety protocols beginning to mature – OHS Canada Magazine

Farm safety protocols beginning to mature - OHS Canada Magazine

Machine safety is responsible for 70 per cent of on-site farming fatalities each year. (sal73it/Adobe Stock) In occupational safety, the agricultural sector stands as one of the more complex industries due to its position at the intersection of a number of intricate safety factors including livestock, labour, mechanical operation and mental health. While the emphasis […]

ACC gets new chairman

ACC gets new chairman

ACC gets new chairman 04 March 2021 Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has got new Chairman and Commissioner as the government has appointed Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, former Senior Secretary to the Agriculture Ministry, as the next Chairman and former Bangladesh. Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s (BTRC) Chairman Md Jahurul Haque as the Commissioner of the anti-graft […]

Food quality and safety still remains a distant cry

Food quality and safety still remains a distant cry 02 March 2021 BANGLADESH got one notch down in the Global Food Security Index of 2020. Overall it ranked 84th out of 113 countries of the world on the scale of affordability, availability, quality, safety, natural resources and resilience. Among the indices, Bangladesh scored lowest in […]

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority, Land O’Lakes Venture37 sign agreement

Bangladesh Food Safety Authority, Land O’Lakes Venture37 sign agreement

Abdun Naser Khan, deputy secretary of BFSA, left, and Md Maksudur Rahman, country director of Land O’Lakes Venture37, at the MoU signing ceremony at the BFSA office in Dhaka on Sunday, January 31, 2021 Courtesy The event took place at the BFSA office on Sunday Land O’Lakes Venture37 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with […]

Women’s safety and empowerment

Bangladeshi shot by BSF along Patgram border dies

THE participation of women, who constitute a large part of the working population, is needed for the overall development. But the desired development is not possible unless their participation is ensured and a safe environment is created for them at work. Discrimination between men and women in the workplace must be eliminated. Our country has […]

The importance of biodiversity for our own safety

The importance of biodiversity for our own safety

Protecting biodiversity plays a crucial part in achieving the emissions reductions. The destruction of forest ecosystems is responsible for 11 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans, so conserving forests would stop the release of these gases into the atmosphere. Trees and plants also store carbon in their tissue, making it even […]