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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India Needs to Stress on Industrial Safety

India has been a country purely dependent on agriculture for livelihood before independence. It has been successful in achieving autonomy in producing different basic and capital products since independence. Although, our country achieved great heights in industrial growth and claims to have the best industrial safety standards, as it is mentioned in one of the articles of February issue, it is poor in practicing this so called...

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Liability Transfer Thru Insurance
Feb03

Liability Transfer Thru Insurance

Insurance has evolved as a process of safeguarding the interest of people from loss and uncertainty. It may be described as a social device to reduce or eliminate risk of loss to life and property. B Hemalatha, Assistant Manager, United India Insurance Company Ltd, Coimbatore details out various policies that comes under industrial safety and the need of availing such policies during an accident. Men and women working in...

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India Rich in Industrial Safety Norms, Poor in Practice
Feb02

India Rich in Industrial Safety Norms, Poor in Practice

Importance of safe health environment in preventing Occupational health hazards in Indian industries is one of the most discussed topics of the time. Maintaining a healthy and safe work environment for staff, students, neighbours and surrounding communities through the recognition, evaluation, and control of personal and environmental hazards, every industry must strive to eliminate individual risk and reduce the environmental impact...

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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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