Tackling Climate Change,  A Tough Task for India
Apr05

Tackling Climate Change, A Tough Task for India

With India irrevocably committed to the historic Paris agreement on climate change, complying with the rather tough provisions of the agreement is going to be an uphill task for India. However India is determined to follow it in letter and spirit if the assertions by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the conclave and later are any indication. Modi has repeatedly said that the country needs to address climate change, not because of...

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Public Health: Where does India stand?
Mar05

Public Health: Where does India stand?

Good Health means freedom from illness. Health is therefore best understood as the indispensable basis for defining a person’s sense of well being. The health of populations is a distinct key issue in public policy discourse in every mature society including India. They include the country’s cultural understanding of ill health and well-being, extent of socio-economic disparities, reach of health services and quality and costs of...

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Unsafe working environments : Challenges aplenty
Feb05

Unsafe working environments : Challenges aplenty

How safe are our working environments? Have we been able to address properly the challenges posed by unsafe working environments? These questions need to be addressed on a war footing especially in the backdrop of alarming increase in accidental deaths in workplaces, infections and diseases due to unhygienic unsafe working environments. It is estimated by International Labour Organisation (ILO) that 2.34 million people die around the...

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Food Safety and Consumer Confidence
Dec30

Food Safety and Consumer Confidence

Ensuring consumer confidence in the safety of food in today’s global food system is an issue that has been gaining paramount importance of late. Though the most fundamental purpose of our food safety efforts is, of course, to make food safe and thus protect people from harm, consumer confidence is an important goal in its own right. Individuals and families everywhere want the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the food they...

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It’s Safety First And Foremost in Middle East
Nov03

It’s Safety First And Foremost in Middle East

Over the years, the HSE sector in Middle East has seen tremendous improvement in standards, leading to a significant drop in accident rates and that’s why the region is fast emerging as one of the world’s leading investment hotspots. Thanks to more awareness being spread among builders, decision-makers and residents, the Middle East region today is recognised across the globe for its safer workplaces and far safer environments. A...

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A Successful Year with the Message of HSE
Oct06

A Successful Year with the Message of HSE

It is a matter of great happiness and pride that Safety Messenger, India’s only magazine covering the whole gamut of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), has completed one year of its publication, earning the accolades of the who’s who in the safety industry and reaching out to thousands of readers with the message of safety. It was exactly one year ago that the maiden issue of the magazine hit the stands with a rich content mix...

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