Practical safety and health for monsoons

The seasonal reversing of winds accompanied with precipitation is the easy definition of monsoons. Rain-laden clouds carried by winds splitting over the largest peninsula in the world are eagerly awaited as they replenish water resources and prepare farmland for crops.

Psychosocial hazards

Psychosocial hazards at workplace

Risk assessment becomes the first line of defence as followed for any other OHS hazard. This would include using organizational data on absenteeism, turnover and lost work-time injuries, followed by assessment of worker complaints, observation of workplace in its entirety.


Taking LEED for excellence

The main agenda behind LEED certification is to demonstrate their energy efficient and environmentally suitable management of elements within construction – design credits and construction credits. A simple explanation of design credit can be seen at large atria based malls or shopping structures.

Lets be Alive

Let’s be ALIVE

A titular statement laden with profound human health implications finds its roots within the newly launched WHO program: Global action plan on physical activity 2018-2030. The main goal of the program is to facilitate regular physical activity within the lives of citizens of the world to allay the chances..

Water security

Water security for cities

Water security is under threat due to vertical lifting of as much water as we like from limited aquifers in the ground below. An aquifer is a groundwater resource that recharges via natural seepage and percolation of water from the ground above. The same ground on which now impervious concrete pavements and structures stand.

economy for cities

Circular economy for our cities

The commonly toted concept of Smart cities should be equated with Circular Economy. Urban renewal in most of our cities has so far focused on waste management, mobility and connectivity.The problem with this approach lies in its non-uniform reach as ‘systems’ that are used by the public.