|Document ID (ISN)||53352|
|Convention or series no.
Ministry of Labour, Government of India
||Retrospective investigation of fatal hydrogen sulfide poisoning inside the waste sump of ordnance equipment factory, Phoolbagh, Kanpur
||Regional Labour Institute, Sarvodaya nagar, Kanpur, India, 1989. 22p.
||Description of an accident that occurred in the tanning department of an ordnance factory causing five deaths. The investigation reveals that practical safety measures had not been taken. The report lists all statutory violations which had led to the accident, such as absence of monitoring of toxic gases at the workplace, absence of an on-site emergency plan, etc. Recommendations are made for the specific measures which should have been taken and which should be applied in the future.
||India; hydrogen sulfide; tanning industry; accident investigation; work in confined spaces
||poisoning; developing countries; first aid
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Footwear, leather and fur industry