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Industrial Accident

Industrial Accident: An accident (industrial) is a sudden and unexpected occurrence in the industry which interrupts the orderly progress of the work. According to the Factories Act, 1948: “It is an occurrence in an industrial establishment causing bodily injury to a person who makes him unfit to resume his duties in the next 48 hours“.… 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 »

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 »