While the country admitted the number of deaths increased from major coal mine accidents, state figures conflict with independent media and research reports.

The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 10, 2016 by the Minister for Labour and Employment. The Bill amends the Factories Act, 1948. The Act regulates the safety, health and welfare of factory workers. The Bill amends provisions related to overtime hours of work.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Sunil Patel Vs. M/s Bhopal Incinerators Ltd. & Others dated 08/07/2016 regarding working conditions at Bhopal Incinerators Pvt Ltd. The Registrar is directed to write a letter to the Director and Superintendent of the Hamidia Hospital to submit the medical examination report of all the four Applicants who had been examined under Tribunal's order of 10.12.2015 by the Medical Board.

SHENYANG - Two people have been confirmed dead and 11 remain missing three days after a fire broke out underground at an illegal mine in northeast China's Liaoning Province.

GUIYANG -- Five people died and two were missing after a coal mine in Southwest China's Guizhou province was flooded early Wednesday, local authorities said.

ZHENGZHOU - The death toll in an industrial safety accident at an aluminum plant in Central China's Henan province has risen to 11, as rescue work ended on Thursday.

A two-month NGO investigation into palm oil giant Indofood's plantations reveal numerous worker and human rights abuses.

Around two dozen Philippine metallic mines have repeatedly breached environmental rules and been identified in a list to be submitted to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte, the industry regulator said

A powerful blast in a chemical factory located near a residential area in a Mumbai suburb killed five people and left 92 injured on Thursday, police officials said.

TEGUCIGALPA – Firefighters and national emergency management office personnel continue working on Wednesday to rescue three men trapped in an artisanal mine in southern Honduras, officials said Wed