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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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A history of the Bhopal criminal prosecutions

To mark 30 years since the Bhopal Gas Disaster in December 1984, Social Justice have devoted their December 2014 Issue, entitled Special Issue: Bhopal and After: The Chemical Industry as Toxic Capitalism, Vol. 41-1-2, to revisiting ‘the meaning of the disaster, its causes, and its consequences. – (See more at: www.socialjusticejournal.org…) Tim Edwards, activist and managing trustee […]

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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.