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Harsh Lessons in Occupational Health and Safety History: the Union Carbide Disaster

In the June 2018 issue of the Safety Institute of Australia’s publication ‘OHS Professional’ BMA’s Tim Edwards and Colin Toogood describe a litany of occupational health and safety transgressions from the earliest days of the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal; and how a complex series of interacting events including design defects, repeated failures, reduced staff […]

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Dow Chemical Bhopal

#‎Bhopal31‬ Elderly survivors of the ‪‎Bhopal Disaster‬ protest for justice and improved compensation

Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pension Bhogi Sangharsh Morcha or BGPNPBSM represents the rights of pensioners, survivors of the gas disaster, who have never received the justice they deserve. They will have only ever received a pittance in compensation, if anything at all, which may have been just a couple of hundred pounds. The responsible companies […]

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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.