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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The Growing Safety Threats to Oceanic Waters
Mar05

The Growing Safety Threats to Oceanic Waters

The vast and mystifying oceanic expanse, which covers about one third of the planet earth’s surface and thousands of kilometers of coastline, raises innumerable safety concerns from the point of national security, global warming and consequent rising of sea level, safe fishing, piracy, terrorism and marine pollution. The oceanic expanse is also home to about 50,000 large ships, which carry 80% of the world’s traded cargo....

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Have we really learnt lessons from Bhopal?
Feb02

Have we really learnt lessons from Bhopal?

The Bhopal disaster, also referred to as the Bhopal gas tragedy, of 1984, is considered as the world’s worst industrial disaster. It claimed nearly 4,000 lives, wounded several thousands and maimed a generation that followed. It shook the entire industrial world. But, the pertinent question is whether we have really learnt any lessons from Bhopal.  The answer is a depressing no. The tragedy was virtually a wakeup call especially for...

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Food Safety: The Challenges Ahead
Dec04

Food Safety: The Challenges Ahead

Humanity is at a crossroads, and a host of safety issues, including those related to food safety, threaten the very survival on planet Earth. Against this backdrop, the question of food safety and quality has been gaining considerable importance at national and international levels. Enhanced food safety is the key to good health and long life. Food safety, besides reducing food-borne diseases, enhances food security, trade and income...

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Why a Magazine on HSE?
Sep26

Why a Magazine on HSE?

Twenty Two years back in 1992 when I launched the first diploma program in Fire and Safety in the private sector in India, it was difficult for too many people to understand and appreciate its relevance. But today NIFE has grown up to become an absolute pioneer in the area of Fire and Safety education in India. I am proud of having taken the plunge in 1992, as a result of which today NIFE has become a role model in Fire and Safety...

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