Category Archives: Union Carbide

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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Join Bhopal Campaign Twitter Storm Protest – April 25th.

April 25th sees the inaugural AGM of DowDuPont Inc and the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal are organizing a Twitter storm from 4pm to 7pm (UK time), using the hashtags #DowDuPontCo and #DontBuryBhopal.  The idea is to overwhelm the corporate messaging, and make it clear to #DowDuPontCo that they cannot escape the responsibility they […]

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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.