China's safety watchdog said Wednesday it will suspend or shut down operations in over 5,000 non-coal mines that do not meet safety standards this year.

There was a gas leak in the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant late on Monday night, around 11 p.m. or so, resulting in the hospitalisation of 11 employees.

All three victims are contract workers; compensation ordered

Three persons were killed in the fire that broke out in a storage tank of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) terminal at Hazira, near here, on Saturday. The fire was contained after a 21-hour operation, officials said on Sunday. “The body of one more person was recovered this afternoon [Sunday]. While two persons, whose bodies were recovered earlier, have been identified, we are trying to identify the third,” Surat Collector Jayprakash Shivhare told PTI. “All the three persons… are not regular, but contractual employees.”

At least 88 labourers working in different big industries in the State died in accidents during the last two years, the Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

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Five labourers died in an accident at an under-construction power plant of Korba West Power Co Limited in Raigrah district of Chhattisgarh Saturday morning.

The Sheila Dikshit Government is all set to appoint Professor AK Gosain, Head of the Civil Engineering Department, as consulting-in-charge on behalf of the Industrial Research and Development Unit

New Delhi: Despite various guidelines issued by the Delhi high court and Supreme Court for protection of sewage cleaners, incidents of sewer deaths continue to multiply.

New Delhi: Days after poisonous gas at a sewage treatment plant killed two labourers, two cleaners died inside a Rohini sewer on Wednesday morning.

Bhutan recognizes the provision of safety, health and welfare in the workplace as a prerequisite for economic and spiritual development, poverty reduction and the road to Gross National Happiness.