Friday, January 27

Tag: Ancident

(City): 8th anniversary of Baldia factory fire incident: Call to implement safety laws

Karachi:Trade union leaders, workers representatives and officials at Sindh Health Department on Thursday underlined the need for implementation of the Sindh Occupational Safety and Health Act and measures be taken to prevent industrial accidents. They were speaking at a seminar on the occasion of 8th Anniversary of Baldia Factory Fire Incident “Assessing Safety and Health Hazards in Pakistan” organized by Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) at Karachi Press Club. The speakers deplored that no lesson has been learned after the worst ever factory fire incident on 11th September 2012 at Karachi. Senior trade union leader Habibuddin Junaidi said provincial government has taken some measures and Sindh took a lead in making a separate law for Occupational Safety...

(District): Three dead in Gujranwala cylinder blast

Gujranwala:At least three person died and six other injured when a building collapsed after a gas cylinder blast here on Sunday. As per details, the cylinder exploded in a shop on Numania Road and a two-storied building in which that shop was situated caved in. As a result, three persons including the shopkeeper died and six others injured who were rushed. Police have initiated a probe in the incident.