Category Archives: Industrial hazards

Safety and Health at the Heart of the Future of Work

The International Labour Organization (ILO) was the first specialised agency of the United Nations and has a mandate to advance social justice and promote decent work by setting international labour standards. Within the UN, its tripartite structure is unique to the ILO where representatives from the government, employers and employees openly debate and create labour […]

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‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto (& others, including Dow)

‘The world is against them’: new era of cancer lawsuits threaten Monsanto & other glyphosate manufacturers including Dow Chemical According to the Guardian: “In an historic verdict in August, a jury ruled that Monsanto had caused a man’s terminal cancer and ordered the agrochemical corporation to pay $289m in damages. The extraordinary decision, exposing the […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.