Moneycontrol

Budget 2023Budget 2023

PARTNERS

  • Tata AIA Life Insurance
  • Hafele
  • Motilal Oswal
  • SMC Global Securities Limited
Upcoming Event : LeapToUnicorn - mentoring, networking and fundraising for startups. Register now
Budget 2023
Budget 2023
you are here: HomeNewsBusiness

Crush injuries and insurance woes: Life of workers at Indian auto sector supply chain

Major automobile brands such as Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Hero MotoCorp, JCB, Mahindra, and Tata accounted for more than 10 percent of crush injuries from April 2021 to August 2022, shows the Safe In India Foundation annual report.

December 14, 2022 / 04:03 PM IST
SII said Haryana and Maharashtra state factory inspections have been near consistently reducing for years. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

SII said Haryana and Maharashtra state factory inspections have been near consistently reducing for years. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

 
 
live
  • bselive
  • nselive
Volume
Todays L/H
More

More than 585 workers in the Indian auto sector supply chain lost their hands or fingers in the auto industry hubs of Gurugram, Faridabad and Pune in the period from April 2021 to August 2022, according to a report that illustrates the dangerous working conditions in factories that employees are often exposed to.

Major automobile makers such as Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Hero MotoCorp, JCB, Mahindra, and Tata Motors accounted for more than 10 percent of these crush injuries, showed the Safe In India Foundation (SII)’s annual report Crushed 2022.

SII, a civil society organization started by three alumni of IIMA, assists workers in accessing ESIC healthcare, compensations and facilitating their ESIC claims, and also influences auto-sector to prevent accidents in their supply chain.

Top contributors to the injuries include Haryana’s Gurugram and Faridabad (Maruti-Suzuki, Hero, and Honda); Pune, Maharashtra (Tata Motors and Mahindra); Chennai, Tamil Nadu (TVS, Ashok Leyland, and Tata Motors); Karnataka (Toyota, Tata Motors, and Ashok Leyland); Rudrapur, Uttarakhand (Tata Motors, Bajaj and Mahindra) and Neemrana, Rajasthan (Honda, Maruti Suzuki and Hero).