Factory Fire

Narayanganj factory fire: One dies at hospital, two battling for lives

The workers were on a break and getting ready for the night shift when there was a sudden explosion, and the fire broke out, said a worker at the RMG factory

Narayanganj factory fire: One dies at hospital, two battling for lives

How many more workers will die in factory fires?

Fire service and civil defence authorities confirmed that the Romana Rubber shoe factory did not comply with the rules. Five people were killed in a fire that broke out at the factory on Thursday ...

How many more workers will die in factory fires?

Workplace safety

42,000 factories will be inspected

The committee members will see whether the factories under inspection have the effective fire safety measures including fire extinguisher, fire alarm and fire exit

42,000 factories will be inspected

More human remains found two months after Hashem Food factory fire

The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of police Thursday recovered more human remains from Narayanganj’s Hashem Food and Beverage Factory premises

Fire service men carry remaining parts of a charred body in a bag as fire rages at a factory building of Hashem Food and Beverage Ltd. in Karnagop area of Rupganj in Narayanganj on 9 July 2021

Pakistan factory fire kills 16

At least 16 workers died and more were missing after a factory fire in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi on Friday, police said

People mourn for their relatives who died in a factory fire in Karachi on 27 August, 2021, as at least 16 workers died and more were missing after a factory fire in Pakistan's commercial capital Karachi, police said

Retailers agree to extend Bangladeshi garment workers' safety pact

The original agreement, known as the Bangladesh Accord, was due to expire on 31 August. The new version comes into force on 1st September and is named the International Accord for Health and Safety ...

Retailers agree to extend Bangladeshi garment workers' safety pact

Climate migrants escape rising seas only to die in factory fire

Family members of four of the 10 victims of the factory fire who spoke to the Thomson Reuters Foundation said their livelihoods had also been hit by river erosion and floods

Coastal area is seen flooded after the embankment is destroyed as the cyclone Amphan makes its landfall in Satkhira, Bangladesh, on 21 May 2020

Fire breaks out at Singer Electronics’ warehouse in Savar

A fire broke out at a warehouse of Singer Electronics near the Dhaka-Aricha highway in the Rajphulbaria bus stand area of Savar early on Thursday

Fire breaks out at Singer Electronics’ warehouse in Savar

Narayanganj factory fire

24 bodies handed over to families after 26 days

The process of handing over the bodies of workers—killed in fire at Shezan juice factory in Rupganj of Narayanganj— to the relatives has resumed at around 2:00pm on Wednesday

24 bodies handed over to families after 26 days

Leather factory in Narayanganj catches fire

Raihanul Islam, station officer (media) at the headquarters of Fire Service and Civil Defence, said the fire broke out at Ruposhi United Leather Factory around 12:14 pm

Leather factory in Narayanganj catches fire
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