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SII Media Coverage

Auto sector OSH policies remain in paper; workplace accidents are common, says ‘Safety Niti 2023’,

ET AUTO, August 2023

Auto downgrade: Skilled workers, they can only do menial jobs, TOI, April 2023

Audits, SOPs on power press op can cast safety net for workers: Study, TOI, September, 2023

Report on workplace accidents in auto hubs highlights why the problem is systemic, The Hindu, January 2023

‘Disabled’ system fails auto workers, The Hindu, February 2022

Around 7 workers in auto factories suffered severe injuries this year: Report, Hindustan Time, December, 2022

Severity of injuries worst among auto workers in Pune, shows SII report, Business Standard, December 2022

An assembly line of severed fingers and palms – the dark side of India’s booming auto sector, The Straits Times, January, 2023

3 Workers Die Every Day In Indian Factories, Govt Data Show, IndiaSpend, January 2023

Safe in India Foundation released its third annual report in its CRUSHED series with evidence from 2,500+ workers injured in the auto component factories in Haryana, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan cision  PR Newswire (January, 2022)

Ugly truth: cars at the cost of missing fingers civil society (March, 2022)

Your shiny new car may be built on crushed fingers TOI Sunday Times Feature (February 2022)

‘Epidemic’ of injuries The Frontline (February,2022)

​​In NCR Industrial Heartland, Workers Continue to Lose Limbs, Livelihood in Auto Sector Mishaps The Wire (January,2022)

‘Disbaled’ system fails auto workers The Hindu (February, 2022)

‘Disbaled’ system fails auto workers The Hindu (February, 2022)

A Dipping graph in occupational safety and health The Hindu (February,2022)

A Dipping graph in occupational safety and health The Hindu (February,2022)

Data Story : CRUSHED 2021 Report Ias Score-A GS Initiative (February,2022)

Three-fourth injured auto workers lost two fingers on an average: SII report The Hindu (January 2022)

Indian auto industry's dirty little secret : It doesn't care for its supply chain workers ET Auto (January,2022)

Factory accidents under-reported: Survey Times of India (January,2022)

Report on worker safety in Indian auto sector presents a despairing state of affairs The Leaflet, February, 2022)

Three-fourth injured auto workers lost two fingers on an average, says report Times of India (January,2022)

Factory accidents under-reported: Survey (January,2022)

Accidents at automotive factories highlights poor worker safety policies Money Control (July 2021)

Auto industry lacks policies to ensure worker safety throughout the supply chain: Report The Economic Times (July 2021)

‘Safety gaps in auto supply chains’ Times Of India (July 2021)

Improvements are a must to prevent auto sector workers from losing their fingers: Sandeep Sachdeva of Safe in India Foundation Money Control (July 2021)

Can The Indian Auto Industry Truly Become World-Class While Its Workers’ Are Losing Limbs? 

Businessworld (November 2020)

Covid layoff: Workers unable to get unemployment allowance under ESIC's 'Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana' The Economic Times (October 2020)

Despite Injuries To Thousands of Workers, the Auto Sector's Safety Standards Remain Poor

The Wire (September 2020)

How many lost hand behind new cars? Survey shows a grim picture 

Times of India (September 2020)

Around 1,800 workers in automobile factories have suffered serious injuries in past 3 years: Report 

Hindustan Times (September 2020)

Haryana government sets up committee on factory accidents maiming workers

Times of India (August 2020)

"Migrant crisis: 76% go without salaries in April, unemployment to worsen, says report"
Business Today (June 2020)

No Space On Trains, No Homes To Go Back To (June 2020)

Most Migrant Workers Staying Back in Gurgaon Have Not Been Paid The Wire (May 2020)

Gurugram: With no support in their home towns, many migrants stay back Hindustan Times (May 2020) 

The Crisis is ESIC's Big Chance to Become Saviour to 12 Crore Workers and Dependents

The Wire (April 2020)

GJ-WORKERS-STUDY The Week (April 2020)

Automotive Suppliers must strengthen safety practices Times of India (August 2019)

Suppliers to three major OEMs - Maruti, Hero MotoCorp and Honda account for bulk of 1,369 injured workers  Business Today (August 2019)

The dark side of India's vibrant auto industry; 1,369 injured in 4 years in trail of grave losses
 Business Today (August 2019)

Poor safety mechanism, work pressure maims thousands in auto sector: Report
Hindustan Times (August 2019)

Make in India but not with workers’ safety at stake
Ahmedabad Mirror (August 2019)

83% auto-sector machines have no safety sensor: Report
 Deccan Herald (August 2019)

93% injured workers in Gurugram-Manesar auto belt make parts for three giants
Times of India (August 2019)

Thousands get injured every year working in auto factories in Gurugram: Report
Financial Express (August 2019)

Lack of safety gear key cause of injuries in industries: Study
 Devdiscourse (August 2019)

Worker’s safety alarming in Gurgaon's automotive factories: IIMA alumni study
 Careers 360 (August 2019)

Lack of Safety, pressure cause accidents in auto-sector (National print edition)
Hindustan times

The Inspirational Story of Safe in India
Manzil Se Blog

Crush injuries and insurance woes: Life of workers at Indian auto sector supply chain Money Control (December, 2022)

Press Releases

5. Press Release Crushed 2020 English

6. Executive Summary Crushed 2020 English

7. Press Release Hindi Crushed 2020

8. Executive Summary Hindi Crushed 2020

9. Press release by Safe in India Foundation for report launch event at IIM-Ahmedabad

10. Press release In Hindi by Safe in India Foundation for report launch event at Gurugram 

11. Press release In English by Safe in India Foundation for report launch event at Gurugram 

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