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Worksite accidents 'cost EU $568bn per year'

Work-related accidents and injuries cost European Union about 3.3 per cent of its GDP which is equal to €476 billion ($568 billion) every year, revealed a new report presented at the World Congress on Safety and Health at Work held in Singa

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Global airlines see rise in fatality rate

While the aviation sector witnessed a slight drop in the total number of airline accidents in 2016, from 68 to 65, the number of fatalities climbed from 136 to 268, almost twice as much as those lost in 2015, a report revealed. Ac

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Roads will be free of traffic jam, accidents soon: Tesla CEO

Roads will be populated with self-driving automobiles, eliminating traffic jams in as few as five years and there will be no more traffic accidents, predicted Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. Speaking on the future of transportation, spec

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Roads will be free of traffic jam, accidents soon: Tesla CEO

Roads will be populated with self-driving automobiles, eliminating traffic jams in as few as five years and there will be no more traffic accidents, predicted Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. Speaking on the future of transportation, spec

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Global aviation had fewer accidents in 2015 : Iata

The number of air accidents and resulting fatalities dropped in 2015 from the previous year, and was well below the five-year average, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said on Monday. Some 68 accidents occurred l

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Thick fog causes chaos in Bahrain

Thirty-three traffic accidents were registered yesterday (January 19) morning in just three hours as thick fog blanketed the country. The accidents occurred between 6.30am and 9.30am as motorists experienced poor visibility across Bahrain, sai

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Road accidents in Bahrain costs hit $199m

The economic cost of road accidents tops BD76 million ($199.9 million) on average every year in Bahrain. Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry assistant under-secretary Huda Fakhro released the alarming figure as she addres

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Over 9,900 killed on GCC roads in 2014

With almost 10,000 people dying on the Gulf region’s roads last year, the UAE government has set a target of reducing road deaths to three deaths per 100,000 population by 2021, said the organisers of an upcoming road summit in Abu Dhabi,

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Traffic accidents drop in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan

Abu Dhabi Police recorded a total of 130 accidents in the emirate during the month of Ramadan, a drop from the 165 incidents during the same period last year. The statistics, issued by the Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Di

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Dehydration ‘raises risk of accidents’

Driving while even mildly dehydrated can double your risk of getting into an accident, a report said. Research by Loughborough University found that people who drank 25ml of fluid an hour were twice as likely to have an accident t

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