Category Archives: Industrial hazards

Chemical Engineers Renew Call for Bhopal Clean-Up Effort

In an article published in The Chemical Engineer on Thursday April 1st, chemical engineers Ken Patterson AMIChemE and Fiona Macleod CEng FIChemE discussed the ongoing contamination at the factory site in Bhopal after a letter sent to the Indian Government last year by the President of The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Stephen Richardson, received […]

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Rethinking Bhopal: A Process Safety Analysis of the Union Carbide Bhopal Plant Part 4

Author of ‘Rethinking Bhopal’, Kenneth Bloch, is a process safety professional who has taken a very deep interest in the Bhopal Disaster story. Rethinking Bhopal is a meticulously researched account of history’s worst single-incident industrial disaster. It contextualises the process facts of the Bhopal plant, comparing them to accepted norms, and presents them in a […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.