Occupational safety and health: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
The joint HADR Exercise ‘RAHAT-2019’ to be conducted in Rajasthan
Published: February 6, 2019
In Rajasthan, the joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise ‘RAHAT-2019’ will be conducted by Jaipur based Sapta Shakti Command on behalf of Indian Army from 11th February. The 2-day exercise will be conducted simultaneously in three places viz. Jaipur in the form of a table top exercise and at Kota and Alwar on-ground ..
NABCB secures equivalence for its accreditation for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) Certification
Published: December 25, 2018
India’s national accreditation body, the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) has secured equivalence for its accreditation for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) Certification Bodies in Asia- Pacific region. It has signed the Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA) of the Pacific Accreditation Cooperation (PAC) on 19 December 2018. Now, NABCB can facilitate export ..
Topics: Accreditation • Certification • Department of Standards Malaysia • Evaluation • ISO 45001 • Occupational safety and health • quality assurance • South African National Accreditation System • Standards organizations • Systems thinking
Union Home Minstry colloborates with ISRO to set up Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response
Published: September 21, 2018
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has signed a MoU with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to set up a state-of-the-art Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response (ICR-ER) Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response. ISRO will render its technical expertise for setting up of proposed ICR-ER whereas the project will be executed under overall supervision ..
India’s first-ever state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit to be come up in Bengaluru
Published: July 4, 2018
India’s first-ever state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru, which produces an estimated one lakh tonne of electronic waste a year. The Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), a research institute that comes under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, will set up the unit in the next four months. The ..
Topics: Computer recycling • Contents • Electronic waste • Electronic waste in India • Nature • Occupational safety and health • Recycling • Recycling in the United Kingdom • Waste • Water conservation
New Delhi hosts 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum 2018
Published: June 21, 2018
The 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum was inaugurated in New Delhi on June 21, 2018. The forum seeks to come up with solutions to leverage in the sector with the changing global scenario. The deliberations took cognizance on the need to consolidate small players for strengthening of overall health of the industry. ..