India

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    Improving the mental health of Indian workers

    With research from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative suggesting that as many as one in seven Indians may be affected by mental health problems, there is a pressing need to support and improve the mental wellbeing of the population, including all workers.

    By Gajal Gupta on 10 June 2020

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    Lifting the lockdown: how to protect India's workers

    Three experts give their views on how India can gradually lift the lockdown while protecting workers from the risk of catching or spreading the deadly coronavirus.

    By Gajal Gupta on 07 May 2020

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    Indian businesses urged to join fight against COVID-19

    Big businesses in India have been urged to direct their corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending on helping to fight the coronavirus pandemic after the government confirmed that such expenditure would be covered by the CSR spending rules.

    By Thomas Tevlin on 31 March 2020

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    Sleeping workers among 43 killed in Delhi factory blaze

    At least 43 people have died in a factory fire in north Delhi, India, on 8 December, which broke out while workers were sleeping inside.

    By Gajal Gupta on 10 December 2019

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    Health is wealth

    Developing a healthy diet, lifestyle and sports programme for his colleagues at Indian company Subros Limited led to Pawan Kumar Yadav being crowned the Health and Safety Champion in the 2018 International Safety Awards.

    By Gajal Gupta, British Safety Council on 30 October 2018

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    Mumbai-based. A year on

    It has been a year since we opened our office in Mumbai, 12 truly memorable months for the British Safety Council as an organisation and for me personally.

    By Hemant Sethi reflects on the 12 months since the British Safety Council opened offices in India on 13 November 2018

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    Developing nicely - health and safety at Embassy Group India

    Embassy Group, a leading property developer in India, is at the forefront of health and safety best practice.

    By Anna Ryland on 01 May 2018