Category: Workplace Safety Watch

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 […]

Workplace Safety Watch – August 2020

Construction On 15 Aug., 2 workers Karn Sahoo and Saddam Khan were killed while another worker Vinod Kuma survived grave injuries after wall of an under construction building collapsed on them. Police have registered a FIR under IPC 304A.  Suraiya Begam (45) and Giano Devi (55) were killed on 3 Aug., as a mound they […]

Workplace Safety Watch – August 2020

Manufacturing On 30 July, explosion at pharma factory Venkata Narayana Active Ingredients at Nellore, Tamil Nadu killed Sayeed Hafeez and left 3 other workers with serious burn injuries On 29 July, Tarun Sharma (23) a contract worker employed by NTPC at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant died after the boat he took with a 10 […]

Workplace Safety Watch – June 2020

Construction On 1 June, Shrimant Balasaheb Gaikwad (27), a worker at Chakan factory, died upon falling off the roof into a shut furnace. He was made to climb up the roof that was 35 feet above the ground level to change a transparent sheet. A case under sections 304(a) (causing death due to negligence) of […]

Workplace Safety Watch – May 2020

On May 6, Paresh Parekh (50), a worker at a food processing company at Vadodara died upon suffering a head injury when the company’s faulty dryer machine broke and hit him while conducting a food maintenance test. On May 22, a mess worker at AIIMS Delhi, died of Covid 19 after being refused to be […]

Workplace Safety Watch – COVID Issue

On 28 February, four factory workers were killed and 28 were injured in a chemical factory blast in Haryana’s Bahadurgarh. The injured include five children and twelve women. The Chief Minister has announced an ex-gratia of 2 lakhs for the family members of the deceased. On 2 March, Gaurang Gowda (50), who was not provided […]

Workplace Safety Watch – March 2020

On 1 February, Sanjeev Kumar (42), working as an ammonia operator died from a gas leak in the maintenance unit of Haldiram’s. The building had 300 people working who had to be immediately evacuated. On 1 February, Sunder Pal (35) and Akash Kumar (19) were burnt to death in a fire at a factory unit […]

Workplace Safety Watch – January 2020

Sanitation On 31 Dec., Arunkumar Patel (43), Manoj Goswami (41) died in Goregaon (east) opposite Hub mall due to asphyxiation in an eight-feet-deep MTNL duct that had three-feet sewage water in it. Arunkumar had entered the duct to place his tools and upon his failing to return, Manoj followed to check on him. An investigation […]

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