Boiler Explosion at Haridwar Factory : In a deeply concerning development, a boiler explosion has occurred at the ‘Gayatri Steel Services’ factory in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, resulting in injuries to 17 individuals, as confirmed by official sources on Thursday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Pramendra Doval from Haridwar has swiftly taken action, ordering a thorough safety audit of the factory premises to investigate any possible irregularities that might have contributed to this tragic incident.
According to SSP Pramendra Doval, “We have received reports of a boiler explosion at the ‘Gayatri Steel Services’ factory, situated in the jurisdiction of Mangalore police station. This unfortunate incident has caused injuries to approximately 17 individuals.
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Our utmost priority is the safety and well-being of the workers and the local community. Consequently, we have initiated a comprehensive safety audit of the factory. If any irregularities or safety breaches are uncovered during this process, appropriate measures will be taken to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.”
This incident serves as a stark reminder of the critical significance of stringent safety protocols and regular inspections within industrial facilities. Such measures are imperative to avert accidents that not only pose a threat to lives but also have the potential to inflict substantial damage.
Authorities are resolutely committed to identifying the underlying causes of the boiler explosion and are prepared to implement all necessary actions to bolster safety standards within similar establishments.
The unfortunate event underscores the ongoing need for unwavering vigilance and unwavering adherence to safety regulations within the industrial sector. This vigilance is essential to safeguard the welfare of both workers and the neighboring community, mitigating potential hazards that may arise.