safety measures

Face masks halve distance of airborne pathogens' travel: Study

Researchers at UCF found that masks reduce the distance airborne pathogens could travel, when speaking or coughing, by more than half compared to not wearing a mask.

published on : 13th January 2022

First in Indian Railways: North Frontier Zone to have female RPF personnel equipped with high-end gadgets to protect woman passengers

The North Frontier railway has equipped female RPF personnel with high-end gadgets to make them infallible shields for female passengers travelling by trains.

published on : 13th January 2022

Rains raise concern about Covid-19 spread among unvaccinated street dwellers

The difficulty in vaccinating those without any proof of identity, among others, however, is cited to have kept them away from the task.

published on : 8th November 2021

Poor facilities atop Kolli Hills puts tourists off

Despite its scenic beauty, the Kolli Hills has not drawn a large footfall of tourists due to a lack of enough amenities and inadequate safety measures.

published on : 25th September 2021

IndustriALL Union urges government to improve occupational health, safety situation

In about 116 industrial accidents in chemical and mining industries across the country about 231 workers were killed between May 2020 to June 2021.

published on : 8th July 2021

In wake of Mumbai fire, BMC to ensure eateries follow safety norms during New Year celebrations

A team will inspect all restaurants in their wards and ensure that they are fire compliant where the premises should have fire escape routes, staircases and ensure open spaces are encroachment free.

published on : 30th December 2017

Brace yourself with these safety measures during Chennai rains

With the northeast monsoon remaining active over the state, the Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rains for the next two days.

published on : 3rd November 2017