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Bhilai Steel Plant: A History of Negligence, Alleges CITU | NewsClick
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Bhilai Steel Plant: A History of Negligence, Alleges CITU | NewsClick

A deadly accident – the second this year - occurred when workers were engaged in repair work on a gas line at the state-owned plant, killing at least 11 of them.

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‘We are treated like ants’: Workers giving lives to build Chinese cities
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‘We are treated like ants’: Workers giving lives to build Chinese cities

Lack of contract denies compensation to many, while slow response from local government means more could die before medical and financial help arrives

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India needs a comprehensive approach to prevent pesticide related suicides
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India needs a comprehensive approach to prevent pesticide related suicides

Most persons who engage in suicidal behaviour don't want to die but the government lacks proper data on the incidence of pesticide poisoning to make informed policy decisions 

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17L respiratory infections, 981 deaths in 5 yrs in capital - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2
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17L respiratory infections, 981 deaths in 5 yrs in capital - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2

The Times Of India - Delhi - 2018-08-08

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Labour reforms: The cost of optimising Indian economy
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Labour reforms: The cost of optimising Indian economy

Govt looks to change outdated laws that have remained a deterrent to economic growth

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Bhilwara hamlet turns into village of widows as scores of young men get ensnared by Silico
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Bhilwara hamlet turns into village of widows as scores of young men get ensnared by Silico

Bereft of adequate work opportunities, most men in the Shreeji Ka Kheda and nearby villages have been working in mines, mostly at their own peril. Silicosis, considered by them as an incurable disease

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'Our fingers bleed': India's female miners toil over sandstone for the UK | Anumeha Yadav
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'Our fingers bleed': India's female miners toil over sandstone for the UK | Anumeha Yadav

Discrimination confines women in Rajasthan’s mines to menial tasks, lugging rocks in ‘super-exploitative conditions’

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How mining fund is fuelling development in tribal areas
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How mining fund is fuelling development in tribal areas

The mining fund is being used for big-ticket projects. In Odisha, it’s helping build classrooms, while in Chhattisgarh it’s being used to supply potable water.

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The Rajasthan Govt Is Digging Deep For Innovative Startups To Solve Its Mining Problems
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The Rajasthan Govt Is Digging Deep For Innovative Startups To Solve Its Mining Problems

The detection of quarry and mine blasts along with illegal mining is still a pain point for the Rajasthan government. In a bid to make mining safer through the employment of technology, the Rajasthan

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India's 82% of 1.05 million air pollution deaths per annum could be avoided with strict me
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India's 82% of 1.05 million air pollution deaths per annum could be avoided with strict me

News and views from alternative sources

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Cabinet Nod to Ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury
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Cabinet Nod to Ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury

The Minamata Convention on Mercury is an international treaty designed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and its compounds.

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Cabinet Nod to Ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury
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Cabinet Nod to Ratify Minamata Convention on Mercury

The Minamata Convention on Mercury is an international treaty designed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and its compounds.

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Silicosis-hit mine workers protest - Times of India
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Silicosis-hit mine workers protest - Times of India

JAIPUR: Mine workers affected with the incurable silicosis sat in protest in Jodhpur on Monday, demanding representation in the District Mineral Found.

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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros' message on Occupational Health
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WHO Director-General Dr Tedros' message on Occupational Health

WHO Director General’s message to global public health community about the need to address the specific health needs of workers through strenghtening health ...

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Coal-mud flood consumes houses and farms in Eastern Russia — Rivers without Boundaries
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Coal-mud flood consumes houses and farms in Eastern Russia — Rivers without Boundaries

In Gornozavodsk (Japanese: 内幌町, Naihoro) town on Sakhalin Island, on May 14, 2018 a long anticipated coal-mud flood consumed several buildings  and farms and now creeps towards  the highway and nearby

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Power plant blast in Haryana: Two labourers killed - ET EnergyWorld
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Power plant blast in Haryana: Two labourers killed - ET EnergyWorld

The labourers were fixing a leakage at the bottom seal of the unit when the boiler's clinker containing hot ash and burning coal particles fell on the..

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Draft national clean air programme meaningless: Experts
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Draft national clean air programme meaningless: Experts

Even though air pollution affects not just the environment but also health, the draft entrusts all responsibility on MoEF and CPCB. No inter-ministerial or inter-departmental coordination is outlined.

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Greens oppose move to ease eco norms for builders - Times of India
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Greens oppose move to ease eco norms for builders - Times of India

NAGPUR: With BJP government at the Centre planning to issue final notification exempting building and construction projects up to 50,000 sqmtrs from e.

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India's 'deadly' coal-power plants continue to defy air pollution norms; push nationwide P
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India's 'deadly' coal-power plants continue to defy air pollution norms; push nationwide P

Over the last five years, thermal power plants pushed nationwide levels of SO2, a toxic gas, by 32 percent and fine particles called PM 2.5 by 34 percent.

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A damaged apricot crop in Jhalodi village of Pati Block – Hailstrom struck in April second
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A damaged apricot crop in Jhalodi village of Pati Block – Hailstrom struck in April second

The arrival of traditional New Year is celebrated in many forms and ways. It brings a host of challenges too. The month of April is celebrated for two reasons, one it marks the beginning of harvest…

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South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis settlement with...
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South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis settlement with...

South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand ($400 million) class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis

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Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry
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Training in Alang's Ship Recycling Industry

Earlier, the entire ship recycling industry in South Asia was characterized by below par health, saf...

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‘Occupational health committees needed at state, Centre’ - Times of India
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‘Occupational health committees needed at state, Centre’ - Times of India

AHMEDABAD: In India, an estimated 1.

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Pakistan has failed to learn lessons of Gadani tradegy, say unions
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Pakistan has failed to learn lessons of Gadani tradegy, say unions

On 1 November, 2016, 29 workers were killed and several more injured while dismantling an oil tanker at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard. Speakers at a seminar on the industry, organized by Industr

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Why contractual workers remain deprived of safe work space
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Why contractual workers remain deprived of safe work space

Many firms have minimal safety provisions for their permanent employees but there is a growing trend of hiring more contractual workers who are not covered by these policies, say experts

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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155
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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155

ANROEV Statement for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 On April 28, a day of remembrance for workers who are killed, injured or disabled due to work, we the members of the Asian Network for ...

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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155
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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155

ANROEV Statement for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 On April 28, a day of remembrance for workers who are killed, injured or disabled due to work, we the members of the Asian Network for ...

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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155
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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155

ANROEV Statement for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 On April 28, a day of remembrance for workers who are killed, injured or disabled due to work, we the members of the Asian Network for ...

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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155
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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155

ANROEV Statement for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 On April 28, a day of remembrance for workers who are killed, injured or disabled due to work, we the members of the Asian Network for ...

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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155
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Demand to Asian Governments for the Immediate Ratifications of ILO Convention 155

ANROEV Statement for International Workers’ Memorial Day 2018 On April 28, a day of remembrance for workers who are killed, injured or disabled due to work, we the members of the Asian Network for ...

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Domestic workers, Gender Equality, and Women Empowerment
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Domestic workers, Gender Equality, and Women Empowerment

Domestic work has been one of the oldest jobs in the world. Due to various reasons like drought, lack of agriculture, lack of employment option, land acquisition in the name of development, displaceme

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Work maims and kills, more than war
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Work maims and kills, more than war

According to the ILO, which is gearing up to mark the World Day of Safety at Work on April 28, the young, inexperienced and low-skilled face more risks

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Opinion | The Real Cost of Cheap Shirts
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Opinion | The Real Cost of Cheap Shirts

Factory workers in Bangladesh toil for low wages and under precarious conditions to make clothing worn worldwide.

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The April 24 Ritual – Rana Plaza’s Unfinished Legacy
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The April 24 Ritual – Rana Plaza’s Unfinished Legacy

Every year on April 24, I browse through a poignant online memorial for garment workers who died in 2013 in the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh. The website is a collection of national IDs,

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DBS and OCBC among lenders of $2.45 billion for Vietnam coal power plant
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DBS and OCBC among lenders of $2.45 billion for Vietnam coal power plant

SINGAPORE - DBS and OCBC are among a group of banks and lending agencies that have signed off on financing of about US$1.87 billion (S$2.45 billion) for a controversial coal-fired power station in Vie

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India, China contribute to over 50 pc of global deaths due to pollution: Report
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India, China contribute to over 50 pc of global deaths due to pollution: Report

More than 95 per cent of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air, with India and China jointly contributing to over 50 per cent of global deaths attributed to pollution, a new report has fou

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The harsh reality of life for India’s 5 million sanitation workers
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The harsh reality of life for India’s 5 million sanitation workers

Sanitation systems in urban India were designed with one unfortunate assumption: that human labor would always be available to service them.

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South Africa: Workers Protest Against Labour Exploitation by Indian Owned Fortune Steel |
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South Africa: Workers Protest Against Labour Exploitation by Indian Owned Fortune Steel |

The company, which is owned by the India- based Fortune Group, has also been accused of flouting labour laws and safety norms.

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Bengal silicosis damages
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Bengal silicosis damages

The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Bengal government to pay Rs 4 lakh each as compensation to the next of kin of three Minakhan residents who died of silicosis, an occupational lung

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Young work conditions need improving
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Young work conditions need improving

Young workers face higher rates of diseases and accidents than older workers, but fatalities among young workers are less common, according to experts at the forum “For a generation of safe and heal

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Fire at Kolaghat power plant, supply not affected - Times of India
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Fire at Kolaghat power plant, supply not affected - Times of India

A fire broke out on Monday evening at Kolaghat Thermal Power Station (KTPS) that supplies nearly a sixth of the state's power requirement and a third

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Ashes of Power Land--A story of the impact of fly ash in Korba
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Ashes of Power Land--A story of the impact of fly ash in Korba

The thermal power companies produce fly ash, which are fine particles of ash, while burning the coal. More than one lakh metric tonnes of fly ash is generate...

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IndustriALL and BWI file OECD complaint against BHP Billiton and Vale
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IndustriALL and BWI file OECD complaint against BHP Billiton and Vale

IndustriALL Global Union and the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) have filed a complaint against the British-Australian company, BHP Billiton, and Brazilian mining multinational, Vale S.

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OHCHR | Vietnam: UN  experts concerned by threats against factory workers and labour act
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OHCHR | Vietnam: UN experts concerned by threats against factory workers and labour act

GENEVA (20 March 2018) – UN human rights experts* express their concern about reports that women workers at two Samsung Electronics factories in Viet Nam, as well as labour activists, have been subj

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Activists stress on clean air
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Activists stress on clean air

NEW DELHI: Greenpeace India, an NGO, held a demonstration outside Badarpur’s National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant, as it has been symbolic of pollution in capital for being shut down multip

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Cutting Carbon Emissions Sooner Could Save 153 Million Lives | Nicholas School
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Cutting Carbon Emissions Sooner Could Save 153 Million Lives | Nicholas School

Note: Drew Shindell is available for additional comment at (919) 681-8467 or drew.shindell@duke.edu. DURHAM, N.C. -- As many as 153 million premature deaths linked to air pollution could be avoided wo

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Cleaning products tied to faster lung function decline in women
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Cleaning products tied to faster lung function decline in women

(Reuters Health) - Women with regular exposure to cleaning products may face a steeper decline in lung function over time, according to an international study.

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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I
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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I

HYDERABAD: A massive fire swept through a pharmaceutical factory in a congested Jeedimetla locality, housing over 200 chemical units.

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Dentists keep dying from a rare lung disease, but no one knows why
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Dentists keep dying from a rare lung disease, but no one knows why

About 200,000 people in the U.S. have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis at any one time.

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India's huge ship-breaking industry is destroying its workers' health
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India's huge ship-breaking industry is destroying its workers' health

India's ship-breaking industry takes a major toll on the environment and its workers.

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Chemicals used to clean up Deepwater Horizon spill made workers more ill than the oil itse
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Chemicals used to clean up Deepwater Horizon spill made workers more ill than the oil itse

Dispersants caused lung irritation, nausea, vomiting, skin rashes and diarrhea.

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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I
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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I

HYDERABAD: A massive fire swept through a pharmaceutical factory in a congested Jeedimetla locality, housing over 200 chemical units.

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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I
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Blazing inferno at crammed Jeedimetla pharma zone, 7 suffer burns, 3 critical - Times of I

HYDERABAD: A massive fire swept through a pharmaceutical factory in a congested Jeedimetla locality, housing over 200 chemical units.

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Corporate India is getting better but far from being truly inclusive
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Corporate India is getting better but far from being truly inclusive

#GenderAnd: Findings of the India Responsible Business Index to see whether companies care about marginalised groups, SC/STs, women, physically disabled.

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12 areas in city where you can never breathe clean air - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018-
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12 areas in city where you can never breathe clean air - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018-

The Times Of India - Delhi - 2018-01-28

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The Breath of Death
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The Breath of Death

Occupational diseases like silicosis have been neglected for too long.

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High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners |  | Blogs | CDC
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High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners | | Blogs | CDC

CDC - Blogs - NIOSH Science Blog – High Blood Pressure and Obesity in Miners -

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International Conference on OSH kicks off
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International Conference on OSH kicks off

An International Conference on "Victim take the lead for Occupational Safety and Health in Asia" has been commenced in Kathmandu today. During the Conference, President of GEFONT- Mr. Bishnu Rimal ha

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Workers Safety Paramount, Move To A Culture Of Prevention: President Ram Nath Kovind
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Workers Safety Paramount, Move To A Culture Of Prevention: President Ram Nath Kovind

Asserting that workers' safety in mining is paramount and cannot be compromised, President Ram Nath Kovind today said the country needs to move strongly towards 'culture of prevention' from 'culture o

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Lack of occupational safety kills workers | Tehelka Web Desk | Tehelka - Investigations, L
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Lack of occupational safety kills workers | Tehelka Web Desk | Tehelka - Investigations, L

Measures related to occupational health and safety need proper infrastructure and active implementation to stop casualties at workplaces, writes Abdul Wasey

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Activists press for workers’ occupational safety and health
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Activists press for workers’ occupational safety and health

Globally, Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)-related deaths totals to 2.7 million workers every year, according to the latest data with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Similarly, some 3

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Indoor pollutants drive chronic respiratory disease
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Indoor pollutants drive chronic respiratory disease

Indoor pollutants are one of main causes of chronic respiratory diseases in HCM City, a study has found.

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NTPC power plant explosion kills 20, injures 100 in Rae Bareli; Adityanath announces compe
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NTPC power plant explosion kills 20, injures 100 in Rae Bareli; Adityanath announces compe

The accident occurred in the ash-handling section of the plant. An explosion inside the boiler caused cinder and steam to gush out, thereby fatally injuring the workers.

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China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution
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China Has Shut Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in an Unprecedented Stand Against Pollution

China is in the midst of an all-out blitz on polluters flouting emissions standards, closing tens of thousands of factories in a massive effort to address the nation's catastrophic pollution problems.

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World Bank fueling climate change, groups allege in historic complaint
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World Bank fueling climate change, groups allege in historic complaint

More than 100 citizen groups and 19 affected communities in the Philippines recently filed a historic complaint against the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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1,660 lives lost between 2013 and 2016 in factory, machine-related accidents | Latest News
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1,660 lives lost between 2013 and 2016 in factory, machine-related accidents | Latest News

1,660 lives lost between 2013 and 2016 in factory, machine-related accidents - The data also reveals that 4,045 people have received fatal injuries in Indian factories during this period

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Can Qatar deliver on its worker 'revolution'?
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Can Qatar deliver on its worker 'revolution'?

When the labour minister of World Cup 2022 host Qatar met one of the country's most vocal critics on worker rights this month, the fact they were talking was...

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What Was It Like to Be India in 2017 and a Warming World? - The Wire
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What Was It Like to Be India in 2017 and a Warming World? - The Wire

India has taken the lead at multilateral fora, asking for stronger commitments to mitigating climate change. At the same time, it has made things easier for King Coal to rule at home. It's a hot mess.

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Workers held captive in Indian mills supplying Hugo Boss
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Workers held captive in Indian mills supplying Hugo Boss

Guardian inquiry into concerns raised by Hugo Boss reveals Tamil Nadu firm, which also supplies major UK brands, stops women leaving factory

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A worker dies every 15 sec due to work-related diseases: Expert - Times of India
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A worker dies every 15 sec due to work-related diseases: Expert - Times of India

“Physical, mental and social well-being constitute occupational health,” said Dr Vibhavari Dani, ex dean of Government Medical College and Hospital, q

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Steps to manage dust now a must for all polluted cities - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018
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Steps to manage dust now a must for all polluted cities - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018

The Times Of India - Delhi - 2018-01-29

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Pollution hurting health of traffic cops: NHRC - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018-01-26
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Pollution hurting health of traffic cops: NHRC - The Times Of India - Delhi, 2018-01-26

The Times Of India - Delhi - 2018-01-26

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Children stitch shoes for global market in India's tourist magnet Agra
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Children stitch shoes for global market in India's tourist magnet Agra

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children as young as eight miss school and toil in hazardous conditions to make shoes for the global market in Agra, the city of the Taj Mahal, campaigners said,

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UCIL Expands Uranium Mines in Jadugoda: Will The People's Misery Ever End? | DiaNuke.org
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UCIL Expands Uranium Mines in Jadugoda: Will The People's Misery Ever End? | DiaNuke.org

The UCIL has not taken accepted reports about the apparent health hazards resulting out of the mining activities. In the company’s “Myth of UCIL” web page, it notes that studies and reports addressing

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Kolkata India’s air pollution capital
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Kolkata India’s air pollution capital

Vehicular pollution, particularly from diesel cars and trucks, are primarily responsible for the worsening air quality in Kolkata, which is emerging as the pollution capital of India Will Kolkata soo

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Unfolding Mapithel Dam Implications & State Unaccountability
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Unfolding Mapithel Dam Implications & State Unaccountability

Displacement, impoverishment and marginalization of indigenous peoples is not a new phenomenon, but a continued and aggravating phenomenon in Manipur. The 105 MW Loktak Multipurpose Hydroelectric Proj

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पांचवा  कोयला  और  ताप  उपकरण सम्मलेन    |    5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communit
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पांचवा कोयला और ताप उपकरण सम्मलेन | 5th Coal and Thermal Power affected communit

An annual nation-wide gathering of affected communities and concerned groups/individuals with the coal mining and thermal power generation in India was held in Dhanbad in Jharkhand from 8th to 10th…

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Mental health in the workplace
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Mental health in the workplace

Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression, the leading cause of disability, with many of these people also suffering from symptoms of anxiety.

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‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who p
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‘This is the world’s cheapest place to scrap ships’ – but in Chittagong, it’s people who p

Thousands of workers have been killed or maimed dismantling the world’s ships in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

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Unpaid and undervalued, how India's waste pickers fight apathy to keep our cities clean
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Unpaid and undervalued, how India's waste pickers fight apathy to keep our cities clean

Shoba Bansode has been working as a waste picker in Pune for over 15 years. She started doing this for a living since nobody would give her work as a domestic worker. “My son was also very small then,

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UNEARTH – The Viewsletter – Issue 4
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UNEARTH – The Viewsletter – Issue 4

UNEARTH- The Viewsletter July 2017 Issue 4 From the Managing Trustee Desk Dear Readers, Welcome to the new issue of Unearth. This issue has a wide range of coverage with a focus on ethics and inclu…

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Vision must come  out of documents to ground: Roy
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Vision must come out of documents to ground: Roy

Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Saryu Roy has asked Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) to execute the vision document prepared way back in 2012 for protection of

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15 million people being drowned out by noise pollution in Vietnam: study - VnExpress Inter
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15 million people being drowned out by noise pollution in Vietnam: study - VnExpress Inter

With horns blaring around the clock, it's difficult to find a quiet time to sleep for many workers.

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Climate change impact: Sunderbans steadily losing its famed mangroves
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Climate change impact: Sunderbans steadily losing its famed mangroves

Erosion of at least 18 forested islands of the Indian Sunderbans also highlighted by study

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From the Factory with Love: A Study on Migrant Parent Workers in China | CCR CSR
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From the Factory with Love: A Study on Migrant Parent Workers in China | CCR CSR

New Study Finds that Most Migrant Parent Workers Still Leave their Children Behind, Largely Due to Financial Pressure and Lack of Childcare Options

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Asbestos a time bomb in Indonesia
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Asbestos a time bomb in Indonesia

Limited awareness about the health hazards of asbestos is typical across the archipelago nation of more than 17,000 islands, while poor work safety standards compound the problem.

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ISO Publishes Occupational Health and Safety Standard
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ISO Publishes Occupational Health and Safety Standard

ISO said it seeks to provide “a robust and effective set of processes for improving work safety in global supply chains.”

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Judge rules civil disobedience a ‘necessity’ to prevent climate change
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Judge rules civil disobedience a ‘necessity’ to prevent climate change

A Massachusetts judge found that 13 pipeline protesters "not responsible by reason of necessity" because the action was taken to avoid serious climate damage.

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Noisy workplace tied to high blood pressure and high cholesterol
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Noisy workplace tied to high blood pressure and high cholesterol

Workers who are exposed to a lot of noise on the job are more likely to develop high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol, a U.S. study suggests. While noisy jobs have long been associated with he

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