A proposal to ban smoking in all indoor public places is on the anvil in Hong Kong. The plan includes a complete ban on smoking in offices, shops, factories and restaurants, with managers

The Union Carbide concealed information about radiation levels in a uranium plant for 20 years. Murky details are coming to light now

A narrow escape from the fate of a scapegoat also called an accidental director

Factory workers engaged in cleaning bomb factories in the US may be exposed to radiation

...there's a Bhopal waiting to happen in the nooks and corners of the country. But the government is yet to take the right steps to ensure the safety of workers and the environment

It is 15 years since 60 tonnes of methyl isocyanate MIC leaked outfrom Union Carbide Corporation's UCC plant in Bhopal, killing 5,000 people and affecting more than five lakh. Even today, many questions remain unanswered: How did the gas leak oc

A new safety suit can sound alarm bells the moment it is damaged and make working in hazardous environments safer

The US has plans to continue sending ships to the ship breaking units in India. This decision has brought mixed news for nearly 45,000

Highlights of the 13th World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health.

In addition to the large-scale loss of life and continuing health problems experienced by the victims of the Bhopal disaster, a major casualty has been the lack of information. Compared to other major chemical disasters in the world, Bhopal has the dubious distinction of not only being the worst, but also one of the least investigated.