Legislation allowing Britain to hit banks, energy companies and “Kremlin-friendly oligarchs” with economic sanctions will be introduced by the government this week, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has said. The plan is the UK’s latest attempt to dissuade Russian President Vladimir Putin from launching an invasion of Ukraine. “We are goingRead More →

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is to implement a new approach to inspecting historic properties in response to the effects of climate change. A program of tactile condition surveys of over 200 properties will assess the extent of deterioration of high-level stonework and ensure public safety against the risk of potentiallyRead More →

What there is to know New York City announced Wednesday that it is investing in pedestrian safety at intersections — the primary site of pedestrian injuries and deaths — through the launch of new actions and improvements. Among announced new pedestrian safety investments, the DOT will make design improvements toRead More →

Here is a summary of health news briefs. Malta sees biggest protest yet against COVID measures Malta saw its biggest protest yet against COVID rules on Sunday, with hundreds marching in the capital Valletta against new measures requiring the production of a COVID certificate for entry to most places, includingRead More →

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) — Amid the resurgence of COVID-19 cases, China’s precise containment measures continue to work as a stabilizer for socio-economic development while protecting people’s lives and health. . In Omicron-affected cities such as Tianjin and Anyang, apart from strict containment measures – rapid lockdowns, mass screenings andRead More →

LOS ANGELES – (BUSINESS WIRE) – January 12, 2022– A global study released today by Pregistry, a leader in the development and conduct of observational studies during pregnancy, highlights the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on healthy behaviors during pregnancy and its association with mental health disorders. The study, conductedRead More →

SINGAPORE – Singapore does not expect persistent and accelerating inflation, and cost pressures are expected to gradually ease over the year, Minister of State for Trade and Industry Low Yen Ling said in Parliament Tuesday January 11. Responding to questions from several MPs on inflation issues and the impact onRead More →

Two years ago today, the first reports in the West reported the detection in Wuhan, China, of 44 cases of pneumonia of unknown cause. The World Health Organization, which had been alerted a few days earlier, said that “based on preliminary information from the Chinese investigation team, no evidence ofRead More →

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) encourages the Department of Commerce to develop performance goals with measurable targets for the Manufacturing USA government effort – a joint effort between Commerce, the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy (DOE) on a network of 16 advanced manufacturing institutes to promoteRead More →

Stabila pocket tapes specialize in determining short distances Stabila Pocket tape measures come in compact cases, measuring lengths up to 26 feet. If your job doesn’t often require measuring longer lengths, why carry all that extra bulk? These compact ribbons can be safely stowed in a trouser pocket, slip intoRead More →

The government must take measures to improve the financial viability of rental housing projects, such as exemption from property tax for a predefined period and the ease of capital for development, according to real estate consultant CBRE. In his report “The Advent of Rental Housing in India”, the consultant saidRead More →

Scotland could face new measures to curb the rapid spread of covid from the new Omicron variant, John Swinney has warned. The Deputy Prime Minister said that the government must be “candid” with the public about the danger of the highly transmissible strain, with an evidence document indicating that theRead More →

Britain’s top public health officials have informed ministers that “strict national measures” must be imposed by December 18 to prevent Covid hospitalizations from exceeding last winter’s peak, leaked documents show at the Guardian. Sajid Javid, the health secretary, received a presentation from the UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) onRead More →

(The Center Square) – Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday signed four bills that range from requiring restaurants to include milk in children’s meals with calorie limits, to half-time flag protocols. Lawmakers passed several bills in October during what is traditionally the fall veto session. On Friday, Pritzker’s office announced thatRead More →

To continue reading please Register now Where connection on your OHW + account. Occupational health professionals urged to be proactive in helping employers transition to government ‘plan B’ Covid-19 mitigation measures, particularly in terms of supporting employee mental health and providing authoritative advice and reinsurance. The Society of Occupational MedicineRead More →