Sibanye Gold was ordered to shut down the shaft at its Rustenburg platinum mine where 1 800 workers were trapped for as long as 10 hours on Tuesday due to an accident with an underground transport

Every year more than 2.78 million people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases, a recent ILO report said.

About eight laborers died of suffocation at a coal mine pit in Afghanistan's northern province of Samangan on Sunday, a local official said Monday.

2.78 million workers die from occupational accidents and work-related diseases each year warns this new report released by International Labour Organisation (ILO). It attributes stress, excessively-long working hours and disease to worker casualties every year.

A plant explosion in Chinas Jiangsu province has killed seven people, authorities said on Sunday, the second deadly blast in the province this month as Beijing begins a nationwide industrial safety

Four people are missing after a gold mine collapsed in Mongolia's central province of Tuv on Thursday afternoon, local media reported.

Indoor air pollution in the workplace is considered as one of the most potential environment risks to an occupant’s health.

At least 12 suspected illegal gold miners are feared dead after a mineshaft at Eldorado Mine in Chinhoyi collapsed on Monday evening.

GUIYANG -- Four people were killed and nine others remain missing in a coal mine accident in Southwest China's Guizhou province, local authorities said Tuesday.

AMARAVATI: Six workers died in a poisonous gas leak at a private steel mill rolling unit in Anantapuram district on Thursday, police said.

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