Many Workers exposed to Dust and Silica particles Ignore the Threat

Workers say that they can’t quit working at construction sites even after being vulnerable to lung diseases. Bangalore: Bhuneshwar, has been working in road construction for a decade. Standing at the road construction site in Indiranagar, he said lung diseases don’t bother him and he will continue to work as long as he can. “I […]

Continue Reading

Weekly Health Camps: A distant dream for construction workers

Although ensured by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), laborers and construction workers fail to get access to weekly health camps. By Batchu Rushali Construction workers and other laborers who work under BBMP are promised several health and safety facilities by the authorities while contract signing.But till now weekly health checkups are a distant dream […]

Continue Reading