Category: Workplace Safety Watch

Workplace Safety Watch – July, 2021

01 July: Dhramik, Ishwar and Rajesh were asphyxiated to death while inspecting a recently laid sewage line for blockages in the Dokmardi locality of Silvassa, Dadra Nagar Haveli. 06 July: Vikas Naik (33) fell to his death while engaged in repair work on the roof of the electrical wing at the Sirpur Paper Mills manufacturing […]

Workplace Safety Watch – June 2021

1 June: Ebadul Momin (27) and Aminul Momin (45) died and six others labourers were injured when a building in which they were sleeping collapsed on them. The Goenka Hostel was being demolished as part of PM Narendra Modi’s pet Kashi Vishwanath Corridor project in Varanasi. Around 30 labourers were forced to sleep in the […]

Workplace Safety Watch – May 2021

Construction 01 May: Jalandhar Sadhu Kamble (37) died after he fell while working on the third floor of an under-construction hotel building in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur city. 02 May: Indra Kumar (48), died and nine others were injured when a newly constructed godown wall collapsed on them in Adloor Yellareddy village, Telangana. The godowns were being […]

Workplace Safety Watch – May 2021

Construction 03 April: Shivanna (60) died after he fell from an under-construction building at Somanathnagar in Mysuru while working. 06 April: Dhulia Mallick was buried to death, and four others rescued from a well after a mudslide trapped them while they were installing concrete rings inside it in Alatuma village in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district. 08 […]

Workplace Safety Watch – March 2021

01 March: Halappa Gurav (25) and Yallappa Harijan (22) died after a mound of mud used for the construction of a house collapsed on top of them in Biranholi village, Belagavi district, Karnataka. Police registered a case. 03 March: Junaid Mandad died and Shabir Ahmad Nengroo was critically injured after a concrete slab of an […]

Workplace Safety Watch – February 2021

01 February: Three construction workers, Chandran (60), Raman (55) and Jayaraman (55), died and three others were injured when a 65-year-old building that they were demolishing collapsed on them in Madurai. The workers did not have any protective gear or equipment while carrying out the demolition work. 01 February: Saurabh Tripathi died and six others […]

Workplace Safety Watch : January 2021

03 January: Amit Das (16), a child labour was crushed to death after falling in a wheat grinder at a flour mill in Nahargarh, Rajasthan. Police registered a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder and one under the Juvenile Justice Act against the employer. 10 January: Shek Angar (34), a construction worker, was […]

Workplace Safety Watch – December 2020

03 December: Ramesh Kumar (35) died after a wall collapsed at a pumping station of HPCL in Visakhapatnam due to heavy water seepage. Police have registered a case of accidental death. 05 December: Bagyanathan (48) a Tangedco wireman and a contract worker Dayalan (38) died of electrocution while attending to an electricity fault in the […]

Workplace Safety Watch – November 2020

2 November: Eight workers died – M Veluthayee (45), P Lakshmi (40), P Suruliammal, K Ayyamal (65), S Kaleshwari (45), P Lakshmi (45), M Mahalakshmi (45) and R Sundaramoorthy (39) – because of a fire accident (on Oct. 23) at Rajalakshmi Fireworks unit in Madurai. The CM of Tamil Nadu announced Rs. 2 lakh compensation […]

Workplace Safety Watch – September 2020

Sanitation On 19 Sept., Rambhai Lalani (25) died at the Civil Hospital, Rajkot after 9 days of treatment. Lalani was brought to the hospital after inhaling toxic gases when he got down to clean a sewer behind Modern School in Bhagwatipara, Rajkot on 10 September 2020. Manga Solanki, his contractor has been booked by the […]

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