Arshad Khan
Arshad Khan

I am a qualifed Disaster & Emergency Management professional, educated and trained in Canada, I think there is an urgent need to legislate and implement the Fire Safety Policy and Standards: houses, offices, factories and other publisc places must adher to the policy and standards. One of my Pakistani Canadian friend came all the way from Canada and drafted a "Fire Safety Policy" about 2 years ago, but due to unfortunate bureaucraticstructures and the redtapism, the draft has not even been...

I am a qualifed Disaster & Emergency Management professional, educated and trained in Canada, I think there is an urgent need to legislate and implement the Fire Safety Policy and Standards: houses, offices, factories and other publisc places must adher to the policy and standards. One of my Pakistani Canadian friend came all the way from Canada and drafted a "Fire Safety Policy" about 2 years ago, but due to unfortunate bureaucraticstructures and the redtapism, the draft has not even been considered for legislation. Arshad Khan Khalafzai.
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Adeel Umar Farooqui
Adeel Umar Farooqui
  • Arshad Khan

That is a valuable advice. Thanks Mike.

Mahfooz Ahmed Bhatti
Mahfooz Ahmed Bhatti
  • Arshad Khan

Keep it up don't lose heart

Mubashir Hussain
Mubashir Hussain
  • Arshad Khan

This advice for those who want to save their lives

Rukhsana Tanwir
Rukhsana Tanwir
  • Arshad Khan

EVEN IF HEY WILL HAVE CLEAR RULES AND REGULATIONS DEFINED, CORRUPT PEOPLE WILL GET AWAY BY OFFERING BRIBES TO INSPECTORS, AFTER THIS INCIDENCE THERE SHOULD BE LAW IF ANY INSPECTOR IGNORE SAFETY RULE THEY SHOULD BE PENALIZED AND HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCIDENT AND GET LONG JAIL TIME

Yousaf Jamal
Yousaf Jamal

We are in a fairly complexed situation and trying to solve problems of such high magnitude sitting in drawing rooms chatting.Drastic situations required drastic steps. Who would take that first step, a million dollar question. Let us agree on sometihing a rather easier to achieve,AT LEAST VOTE THIS TIME FOR A RIGHT PERSON. System needs a complet overhall but a first step has to be taken in a right direction.I could'nt agree more that EDUCATION can bring about the kind of change we need, but...

We are in a fairly complexed situation and trying to solve problems of such high magnitude sitting in drawing rooms chatting.Drastic situations required drastic steps. Who would take that first step, a million dollar question. Let us agree on sometihing a rather easier to achieve,AT LEAST VOTE THIS TIME FOR A RIGHT PERSON. System needs a complet overhall but a first step has to be taken in a right direction.I could'nt agree more that EDUCATION can bring about the kind of change we need, but mind you there are forces, which would always creat hurdles.Therefore,an honest and a selfless leader required to take over the affairs of this remarkable country. I pary and hope that we come out of this horrible situation before it becomes too late.

Syed Rahman
Syed Rahman
  • Yousaf Jamal

Sir,its already too late Its me & U & all of our Corrupt Brothers & Sisters who R in every Govt Dept including Estb Isb now the question is Who will Stop us or Educate us to Leave Haram Kee Kamai while we did not Accept ALLAH Farman Rishwat lenay wala denay wala donoon JEHANAMI hein

Syed Rahman
Syed Rahman
  • Yousaf Jamal

Sir who is the RIGHT PERSON Those who r in favor of Taliban or those who r strictly against pls decide this first

Yousaf Jamal
Yousaf Jamal
  • Yousaf Jamal

Your comments are pretty genral in nature, Allah's HADOOD and SUNAH are clear and meant for the whole human race. Two wrong can not make one right,so let us not get in to the area in which, our understanding may be contravershal. Who would decide right and wrong, arguments can be made at both side of the ayle. So, first,we should look at ourselves,are we,as an individual doing anything constructive, with in our parameters of approach, which would bring about a positive change.We can only...

Your comments are pretty genral in nature, Allah's HADOOD and SUNAH are clear and meant for the whole human race. Two wrong can not make one right,so let us not get in to the area in which, our understanding may be contravershal. Who would decide right and wrong, arguments can be made at both side of the ayle. So, first,we should look at ourselves,are we,as an individual doing anything constructive, with in our parameters of approach, which would bring about a positive change.We can only become a better Muslim, if we first become a better human being.I can jot down a long list of things, which we can do w/o having to distrub our all mighty.To name a few,let us stop spitting on places not meant for it and throughing dirty tissue paper all over the places, but not in the TRASH BIN.We should at least do our bit right, in the hope that othres would also do the same.

Rehana Abdi
Rehana Abdi

There are so many agencies to keep an eye onthe factory's building,exits,ve tilation,windows,gates,fire extinguishers,electri ity safety,generators-----a long list of precautions
But
Who cares?
The concerned departments are corrupt
They just come monthlyto get the money to OK----close their eyes----for them human life holds no meaning.
We are a mean nation
Could'nt care less
So what
Garib ki jan ki kia ahmiat?
It is sucha sorry situation
Today its them
Tomarrow it can be us
Who cares
Whengove...

There are so many agencies to keep an eye onthe factory's building,exits,ve tilation,windows,gates,fire extinguishers,electri ity safety,generators-----a long list of precautions
But
Who cares?
The concerned departments are corrupt
They just come monthlyto get the money to OK----close their eyes----for them human life holds no meaning.
We are a mean nation
Could'nt care less
So what
Garib ki jan ki kia ahmiat?
It is sucha sorry situation
Today its them
Tomarrow it can be us
Who cares
Whengovernments are corrupt then the whole society gets the infection
Paisa lai
Janai dai
Hai koi jou aai
Aur danda chalai
Latoun kai bhoot
Batoun sai kahan manai gai?
Mulk barbad
Stone age
About to break
By our very own mistakes
Beggers we are
For aplate of biryani we attack like wolves
We liveon river banksso that flood comes
And people get compensated
What kind of a nation are we?
Gurbat apni lai hui
Karna kakh na
Parhaath utha
Maang dua
Kai jholi bhar dai ya Rab
Rab ouski madad karta hai
Jou apni madad aap karai ga

Rehana Abdi
Rehana Abdi
  • Rehana Abdi

To know rigjt from wrong---use your conscience---where God has etched His Wisdom for our guidance.

Adnan Ali Jafri
Adnan Ali Jafri

I am MBA with specialization in RISK MANAGEMENT. It is related to risks of all kind just like Houses, Factories, Warehouses and many more. First of all we should have knowledge about the term conditions and proper measurement about the construction of any premises. Specially construct the factories at the countryside so that in case of any emergency lowest loss can be bear.
For better risk assessment I will give the example of UK.
HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974.

This Act sets out the...

I am MBA with specialization in RISK MANAGEMENT. It is related to risks of all kind just like Houses, Factories, Warehouses and many more. First of all we should have knowledge about the term conditions and proper measurement about the construction of any premises. Specially construct the factories at the countryside so that in case of any emergency lowest loss can be bear.
For better risk assessment I will give the example of UK.
HEALTH & SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974.

This Act sets out the general duties that employers have towards their employees and members of the public. MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK REGULATIONS 1999 are generally more explicit and define what employers are required to do. The main requirement is that employers of 5 or more employees need to carry out risk assessments around work activities. These assessments may be simple and straightforward.
If certain Legislation have been taken by the factory affected in karachi then there could be less causalities.

Control of chemicals.
Control of asbestos.
Construction regulation
Electricity at work regulations.
Employer's liability
Gas safety
Information for employees regulations.
Management of health and safety at work.
Ozone depleting substances.
Personal proactive equipment regulations.

In order to overcome the factorial catastrophes above regulations should be implemented in every factory in PAKISTAN.
ALLAH BLESS ALL.

Zeeshan Hameed
Zeeshan Hameed

It is our duty to learn and educate other people about fire safety.

Muhammad Khan
Muhammad Khan

In every indurty there should be comulsory safety training for all employees like in western countries.

Syed Muhammad Saleemuddin

Sure!!!!!!!!

Rakshanda Anderson
Rakshanda Anderson

I agree with Mike Skinner, however, for organised unions to be effective, workers must have some economic fall back position - employee funds, social benefits etc. In Pakistan, we have zilch - no pay, no food. Putting legislation in place, as Arshad suggests, is the first step; however the environment to implement this, is the issue. And of course there is the small matter of insatiable greed and corruption......

Sarwar Alam
Sarwar Alam

Yes, To educate about such information is very important but it is more important that the people should be made to understand and execute their responsibilities. Otherwise rules, laws, procedures and information's are useless until they are followed. People are mostly aware of what is right and what is wrong but they do not participate to follow or improve the conditions (even those responsible) until such incidence take place, They must be severely punished...So "rule of law and punishments could only curb this menace".

Asif Ali
Asif Ali

As long as the governmental agencies responsible to implement these laws are taking bribes on monthly basis from factory owners and turning a 'blind eye' to these crucial factors, nothing is going to happen and the human lives will keep perishing....Safety Laws to save human lives should be implemented asap...

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