Category Archives: Industrial hazards

Bhopal Medical Appeal Joins Group Calling on EU to Address Big Pharma Pollution in India

The Bhopal Medical Appeal has joined the signatories of a letter to the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, urging the EU to revise its own Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). The letter calls on the EU to include compulsory environmental standards in factory inspections which would oblige pharmaceutical companies to tackle an environmental crisis […]

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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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Press Pack: Bhopal Disaster Updates, November 2017

How can the anniversary of a 33 year old disaster be a relevant story today? The Bhopal Disaster remains the largest unaddressed corporate social responsibility (CSR) issue on the planet and the coming of each anniversary, while the disaster remains ongoing, only adds weight to an already incredible story. In an age of unprecedented access […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.