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Keeping leather relevant

We are now in a world where living with the pandemic is normal and resilience in business matters more than ever. Companies must be able to adapt quickly to the unexpected. Anything can happen from cash flow interruption to worker absence, supply chain turmoil to end user revolt, sudden lockdowns and travel restrictions. 

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Factors holding the Bengaluru leather industry back

The Karnataka Prevention of Slaughter and Cattle Law in 2020 banned the slaughter of cows except for buffalos over the age of 13 - the first of a series of blows for the Bengaluru leather industry. A leather worker from Bengaluru (better known as Bangalore) predicts that the city’s tanneries will be gone within two years.  

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Worker death at Ambur tannery

A 56-year-old man was asphyxiated by noxious fumes when he entered a leather waste storage tank to rescue his co-worker in a tannery unit at Ambur on June 15.

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Grupo Dani certified for new ISO 45001

The Veneto based tanning Group announced it has successfully passed the transition of the "worker health and safety management system" to the new ISO 45001 standard, which replaces the previous BS OHSAS 18001.

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Acid burn kills Savar tannery worker

A tannery worker located in the tanning district of  Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, has died after receiving a burn injury at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital burns unit on October 8. Two other workers also suffered burns in the incident. 

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