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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Make Official Travel Safe
Apr09

Make Official Travel Safe

Over a quarter of all road traffic incidents may involve somebody who is driving as a part of one’s work at the time. Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all other work activities, and you need to manage the risks to the drivers as a part of your health and safety arrangements. Very few Indian companies have travel safety policy. Every year, a number of fatal accidents are...

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India can’t go Slow on Road Safety Anymore
Jan07

India can’t go Slow on Road Safety Anymore

Rapid urbanisation and industrialisation have caused an unprecedented revolution in the  growth of motor vehicles all over India. Today, humans and transport vehicles occupy over one-fourth of all urban space. This situation calls for not only stringent rules on road safety but also rigorous punishment to the violators. C. Mahadevan, HSE trainer and chemical expert, analyses the reasons of road accidents and suggest measures to...

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Include Road Safety in school Syllabus
Jan07

Include Road Safety in school Syllabus

Safety lessons should begin from childhood. It is difficult to impart awareness to a grownup human, but easy for a child; hence, road safety should be made a mandatory subject for school projects for students of all classes. All schools must observe Road Safety Week every year, with competitions on posters, essay, slogans, stories and skits. Videos, computer games involving motor racing and involving heroes with risky riding should be...

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Indian Pedestrians at the Receiving End
Jan07

Indian Pedestrians at the Receiving End

India has one of the highest numbers of road fatalities every year, and there seems to be no signs of it slowing down. Cyclists and pedestrians constitute over half of all the road fatalities, which is an alarming statistic. Studies also show that the number of road fatalities has increased by 8% annually in the past decade. Each state should develop and implement a comprehensive pedestrian safety programme that promotes safe...

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