Tag Archives: MIC

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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Jackie McLean’s debut novel ‘Toxic’

Author Jackie McLean’s debut novel ‘Toxic’, published by ThunderPoint Publishing, will be available on the 24th of November. The crime thriller, inspired by the Bhopal disaster, revolves around the investigation of criminal use of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) a principle toxic substance that hundreds of thousand of people in Bhopal were exposed to on the night […]

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Alex Masi- A Toxic Legacy in Bhopal

Cable News Network (CNN) has hosted Itialian photographer Alexi Masi’s work ‘Bhopal Second Disaster’ in its’ online photoblog. Alex visited Bhopal nearly three decades after the 1984 gas leak which is the world’s worst industrial disaster. Masi photographed the community’s struggles with the fallout from the disaster, specifically water pollution, over a span of three […]

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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.