Workplace safety

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    Factory owners yet to truly commit to worker safety

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2018

    WORKER safety issue in the industrial sector still remains largely unattended....

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    Global buyers, investors for continuation of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Global buyers and investors have requested Bangladesh government to allow operation of Transition Accord in Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector until the ‘rigorous readiness’ of a...

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    A welcome proposal for law against sexual abuse at work

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 15, 2018

    SEXUAL harassment at work has come to be perceived as a growing problem as female participation in the labour force has increased, more in the...

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    2 house painters fall to their deaths from city building

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on August 16, 2018

    Two house painters were brought dead to Dhaka Medical College Hospital Wednesday evening about one and a half hours after they fell off while painting...

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    Brands warn against early closure of Accord

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 03, 2018

    More than 180 European brands which signed the 2018 Transition Accord have warned that if the Bangladesh government goes for a premature shut down of...

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    3 construction workers die of fall injuries

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    Three construction workers died of injuries sustained in a fall from a under construction building at Dhanmondi in Dhaka on Friday....

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    Construction worker dies

    RU Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on June 02, 2018

    A construction worker was killed and another injured after they came in contact with a live wire while working at a building at Tikapara in...

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    Accord, Alliance beyond Dec 31 not required, says Tofail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Thursday said the government had extended the time frame of two separate global retailer platforms — Accord and Alliance —...

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    Two workers killed in Gazipur wall collapse

    United News of Bangladesh . Gazipur | Updated at 12:48am on May 31, 2018

    Two workers were killed and four others injured on Wednesday when a portion of a wall collapsed on them in Kunia Targach area in Gazipur....

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    Bangladesh to set up industrial safety unit

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 28, 2018

    The government has initiated a move for setting up ‘industrial safety unit’ under the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments with the aim of...