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November 2013
MSD Global Compliance's condolence for Fire Incident at Standard group. Dhaka, Nov 30 (UNB)- Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) on Saturday demanded judicial probe into the arson attack on a readymade garment (RMG) factory of Standard Group at Konabari in Gazipur industrial belt.
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August 2013
Safe workplace: Recent experience and way forward. Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) and The Daily Star organised a roundtable on "Safe workplace: Recent experience and way forward" on July13, 2013. We publish a summary of the discussions.



MSD Global Compliance's Engineer Md. Sarwar Kabir, Industrial Auditor said We have to improve electrical safety to improve overall fire and building safety. This should be considered as an integral part of the safety plan. In many factories, vulnerable wirings are found on the ground, insulation capacity of which can be damaged by careless movement over this. It can cause fire through short circuit. We also find improper wiring. We have to cover up live parts of a high voltage line. Sometimes we use wood board to cover up which is also a flammable substance. This should be seriously checked.
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