Danish news overview: Denmark among the top ten construction workers
Denmark is the tenth best country in the world for construction workers, according to a new Workwear guru to study.
The report took into account factors such as average wages, cost of living and workplace safety.
Construction workers in Denmark earned the sixth highest annual salary at US $ 45,295.
But Denmark dropped points for having the second highest cost of living among the top ten, behind Switzerland, and an accident incidence rate above 14 of the top 15.
Yemen came last
Above Denmark in the ranking were Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the United States, Canada, Singapore, Luxembourg, China and the Netherlands.
But he finished ahead of Norway (14) and Sweden (27).
The highest average wage for construction workers among any country in the world is in Switzerland at $ 79,159, while the lowest average wage is in Uzbekistan at $ 875.
The bottom five in the rankings were the Dominican Republic, Myanmar, which has the worst incidence rate, and Uzbekistan, Ethiopia and Yemen, last.
Qatar, host of the World Cup, was not included in the investigation.
Be careful in traffic as snow, sleet and rain batter Denmark
Harsh winter conditions have hit parts of Denmark over the past 24 hours, causing minor traffic accidents. The Roads Directorate calls on citizens to be careful on the roads, as more unfavorable weather conditions are expected on Wednesday, which promises to be extremely wet. Some 26mm, mostly rain but some sleet, have been forecast for the capital region, with temperatures not expected to exceed 3 degrees. Snow has just fallen in central Copenhagen in the last hour, and provided the ground isn’t too wet, the capital can expect to wake up with a blanket on Thursday morning.
The unvaccinated represent the majority
Unvaccinated youth occupy the majority of hospital beds reserved for people with COVID-19, according to TV2. On a visit to the capital-based Hvidovre hospital, they represented seven out of ten patients with corona. According to Dr Oli Dalsgard, their hospitalization was easily avoided. “As a healthcare professional and as a human being, it’s deeply frustrating because you know people could have avoided this. It’s very sad, ”he told TV2.
Denmark introduces new doping control
Anti Doping Denmark has created a new device to test the blood of athletes, reports DR. The device takes a drop of blood from an athlete’s shoulder. Unlike other commonly used methods that take urine or blood samples, the practice is faster and more user-friendly.
Vestas victim of ransomware attack
Danish wind turbine giant Vestas confirmed to DR that cybercriminals were blackmailing the company for money. Previously, the company had confirmed that it had been the victim of a cyberattack. Vestas Communications Manager Anders Riis confirmed: “Vestas has been exposed to a so-called ransomware attack, and we are working with our customers, employees and other stakeholders to deal with the situation.” The company does not want to reveal which group is behind the attack.
Authorities investigate nine suspected cases of Omikron
Two cases of the Omikron variant have been found in travelers from South Africa, and there are currently nine other suspected cases on Danish soil, according to the Statens Serum Institute. Meanwhile, the South Africa’s Foreign Office told the BBC he was being unfairly punished, when he should be applauded for detecting the Omicron variant.
TV2 apologizes for the sexism within
A new TV2 documentary exposed the widespread sexism of the TV broadcaster. TV2 has apologized for the past failures exposed by ‘Metoo: Sexism Behind the Screen’, in which eleven current and former employees share their experiences.
New pair of wolves in the wild
A lone wolf was most likely joined by a male wolf in Skjern, southwest Jutland, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Since January of last year, the Danish wolf has been living alone in the region.