Category Archives: Health Safety & Environment

Types of Solid Wastes

Types of Solid wastes: Types of Solid wastes can be classified into different types depending on their source: Household waste is generally classified as municipal waste, Industrial waste as hazardous waste, Biomedical waste or hospital waste as infectious waste. Municipal solid wastes: Municipal solid waste consists of household waste, construction and demolition debris, sanitation residue,… Read More »

Multiple Choice Questions of Health Safety & Environment

1. Full form of I.L.O. is___  (a) The International Labour Organization (b) The International Labour Own. (c) The International Land Organization. (d) None of above. 2. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been the advocate for (a) It is worked for rich people. (b) social justice in the working world. (c) Not for social justice.… Read More »

Environmental Management in industries

What are the Environmental Improvements plan in industries? In all spheres of our daily life, various activities are carried out which results in environmental aspect and this in turn produces changes to the environment termed as impact. This environmental impact may be beneficial or detrimental to environment by producing, air, water, and land pollutions. The… Read More »

Environment Management System – TCS Policy

Introduction to Environment Management System Industries Globally are going for Environment Management System Certification Viz. IS/ISO 14001:2004 which recently have been revised to IS/ISO : 2015 version. The cost of certification by licensing authorities are borne by the industries and in addition surveillance is carried out which also incurs lot of expenditure. Besides, we required… Read More »

Top-Most Industrial Disaster of the World

Top Most Industrial Disasters of the World Benxihu Colliery Disaster: The second on the list is the worst industrial disaster in the history of coal mining, the Benxihu Colliery disaster. On April 26, 1942, a coal dust and gas explosion in the mine of Benxihu Colliery situated in Benxi Liaoning, China killed 1,549 people. Out… Read More »

Mayapuri Radiological Incident

Mayapuri Radiological Incident In April 2010, the locality of Mayapuri was affected by a serious radiological incident. An AECL Gamma cell 220 research irradiate owned by Delhi University since 1968, but unused since 1985, was sold at auction to a scrap metal dealer in Mayapuri on February 26, 2010. The orphan source arrived at a… Read More »

Korba Chimney Collapse

Korba Chimney Collapse The 2009 Korba chimney collapse occurred in the town of Korba in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh on 23 September 2009. It was under construction were under contract for the Bharat Aluminium Co Ltd (BALCO). Construction had reached 240 m (790 ) wh0en the chimney collapsed on top of more than 100… Read More »

Jaipur Oil Depot Fire

The Jaipur Oil Depot Fire The Jaipur oil depot fire broke out on 29 October 2009 at 7:30 PM (IST) at the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) oil depot’s giant tank holding 8,000 kiloliters (280,000 cu ) of oil, in Sitapura Industrial Area on the outskirts of Jaipur, Rajasthan, killing 12 people and injuring over 200.… Read More »

Bhopal Gas Tragedy

The Bhopal Gas Tragedy Bhopal Gas Tragedy: One of the most disastrous events since the history of chemical industry occurred in Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, on the night of December 02, 1984, in the factory of Union Carbide of India Ltd. (UCIL) due to leakage of Methyl ISO Cyanate (MIC) gas. UCIL,… Read More »

Chasnala Mining Disaster

What is the Chasnala Mine Disaster? The Chasnala Mine Disaster occurred on the evening of 27 December 1975 and killed 372 miners in Dhanbad, India. On 27 December 1975, an explosion rocked the Chasnala Colliery in Dhanbad, India. The explosion caused by sparks from equipment igniting a pocket of flammable methane gas. Even a small… Read More »