It is human nature to fear that which it cannot interpret, understand or decode. The existence of ghosts for example, remains a very real fear among many
Police HQ Dehradun has announced that Fire Safety NOC’s will be issued online from February 1. The decision to launch an online system for submittin
Disaster Management, Safety and Security and related subjects have acquired newer definitions and meanings in the Covid era. Optimists use the term &ldquo
FAILING TO PLAN IS PLANNING TO FAIL-THIS APPLIES STRONGLY TO EXIGENCY MECHANISM AS WELL AS SMOOTH EVACUATION STRATEGY07.12.2020
Safety and security solutions are complicated. The same things cannot apply to different locations. An emergency light that is best suited for offices of
The health of staff is of paramount priority for any company or enterprise, so it is important to ensure that the workforce is provided help when needed.
Almost every other day we read and find out through media releases that some fire accident or similar mishap somewhere had claimed so many lives. When fir
Safety is a prerequisite for any enterprise. Safe practices define mature and responsible behaviour at the workplace and indeed, in one’s personal s
Sometimes, even the experts may be misled and mistake the wood for the trees when it comes to efficient safety and security measures in the modern times.
The use of signs remains the most effective and direct communication tool with people in absentia. From times immemorial the use of signs has been prevale
Many lives are lost, much property destroyed and families and communities shattered due to disasters and fire accidents on a daily basis even today. Disas
Bulkhead lights are a breed apart. They are the ‘Rambo’ lights of the illumination family. Forgotten, abandoned and practically disowned. No o
THE COVID AGE- SEE THE SIGNS IN TIME …. OR DIE OF IGNORANCE
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There is a famous saying-Those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Prolite’s philosophy is based on this basic and simple maxim.
It has been a collective human nature of sorts with us that we have been negligent about basic safety issues and remained in a state of denial. Most accid
If you wanted to buy a house and an agent showed you a great flat in a great location you would be excited surely. However, you would like to see the prem
As the train chugged along lazily through hilly terrain, the man gazing out of the window took in the beauty with his eyes. There were just two passengers
There are many things that can be termed as ‘Precious’. These could be stones, paintings, coins, stamps or other objects that command a high p
Disaster Management was always a vague term. It does not refer to any specific nature of disaster nor about effective ‘management’ of disaster
They say that when death comes, a person sees his whole life flash before his eyes in a jiffy. But sometimes death is so unkind that it doesn’t even
Even in normal times, we are hugely dependent on the news avenues-mainstream and social media- to keep us updated on happenings around us and around the w
NEW LOCKDOWN DAY 3- NOTHING TO SHOW BUT OPTIMISM AND HOPE
Today, it is 06/05/2020, the third day of the renewed lockdown exten
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Today it is the morning of May 2, 2020. The world continues to suffer unde
The Corona crisis is no doubt an unprecedented event in the lifetime of at least two successive generations. A global pandemic that can force the entire p
Many believe that the origin of the deadly Corona strain that has brought the world to its knees actually began with bats-rather, the Chinese eating bats.
In light of health sector experts and experiences of other countries, the nation is taking a very important decision today,” Prime Minister Narendra
Fire accidents have become too frequent of late and points to lack of preparedness, understanding and negligence of the people at large.Fire accidents hav
Hi, I think I want to come to you today.. or tonight, maybe? As it is I give no warnings and I really don’t serve notices. I just come to kill you,
Accidents happen without warning, they don’t allow time. Sometimes, even seconds. No amount of skills and intelligence can save you from a Tsunami..
Before the message of safe evacuation from enclosed premises is delivered and communicated to the common people, the intricacies of correct usage of safet
Fire safety compliance for private residencies /societies is mandatory but Maharashtra, like many other states perhaps, has a poor record to show
Emergency lights have evolved with the times. A new generation of emergency luminaires has replaced the old guard..
Call it greater awareness or a heightened sense of responsibility in the construction industry, the market outlook for emergency lights is on the upswing.
In any endeavor there is a means and there is an end. The effort one makes to achieve any target is construed to be the means while the target is the end.
Fire accidents, if not handled carefully, can lead to a huge loss of life and assets.
At least four people died after a fire broke out on a dive boat off the Southern California coast.
Bahamas, September 3: Hurricane Dorian, a massive category 4 disaster, has arrived and spread panic and terror in the Bahamas and adjoining regions.
Why Emergency Lights? Not a million dollar question but about just a few bucks more…
Cell tower radiation, toxic gases, coal dust, industrial emissions are but a few dangers that can kill us anytime…anywhere
13.09.2019The National Building Code (NBC), is the basic model code in India on matters relating to building construction and fire safety.
A massive fire broke out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi on Saturday (August 17) evening...
This July will be remembered for a series of serious natural disasters and large scale loss of life and property worldwide.
From January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 Mumbai lost more than Rs 16 crore in property damages caused by fire, India Today repo
A massive fire broke out on Monday in MTNL building trapping 84 people on the terrace of the nine-storey structure, all of whom were later rescued by fire
27.08.2019Mumbai saw several fire accidents in the midst of monsoons this year exposing the soft underbelly of the city’s exigency and fire preparedness yet21.08.2019
10 people have already been killed after a four-storey building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri locality at around 11 am on Tuesday, 16 th July.15.08.2019
NEW DELHI, July 13: Three people, including two women have died in a major fire that broke out this morning at a rubber factory..10.07.2019
What after all, is life all about? It is about choices that we make moment to moment.
Lithium Batteries That Drive Ev’s Are A Perennial Fire Risk And The Future For Firefighters Is Going To Get Tough30.06.2019
While the world is looking at alternatives to polluting fuels, the antidote could well be worse than the disease in some instances. Fire fighters and safe11.06.2019In anticipation of impending disaster government rescue agencies will be evacuating over three lakh people from Gujarat and Diu in light of the ..10.06.2019
The fire services department swung into action and will be asking the logistics firm, which ran the godown gutted in a fire near Howrah bridge on Saturday10.06.2019
Things are not just the same anymore. Unsafe buildings and constructions are now very much under the radar and the fate of everyone down the line will be06.06.2019
PROLITE has been in the business of fire safety and exigency solutions for donkey’s ears now...03.06.2019
What if you are sitting in front of your TV munching chip and sipping coke on a lazy day home alone. What if your laziness has dumbed your faculties just31.05.2019
There are signs and signs. There are signs for everything applicable almost everywhere. But when we speak of captive audiences in theatres, halls, stadia28.05.2019
The devastating fire that engulfed the Takshashila arcade in Surat on Friday, claiming 23 young lives, is a grim reminder of our repeated failures and per26.05.2019While the Surat tragedy hogged headlines, a tragedy in Mumbai of similar nature occured on the same day. Two elderly women were killed in a fire that br25.05.2019
The trees were planted long back. The fruits are coming now. At least 21 students died in a massive fire in a commercial building in Surat on Friday, 24 t15.05.2019
A teen girl was killed as a fire broke out at an apartment in a police station compound in suburban Dadar on Sunday, 12th May officials said.10.05.2019“The robot called Colossus took aim at the stone walls of the ancient cathedral and began spraying quickly to douse flames. Technology and quick t07.05.2019
It was a sad day when fire engulfed the over 800-year-old cathedral called Notre Dame, a World Heritage Site that is considered one of the most iconic lan01.05.2019
Tragedies happen, as they say in street parlance-‘Shit happens’. Truer words were never spoken. But ‘Shit happens to others’ is pe23.04.2019
A devastating fire broke out on apr. 12th at the jointly held saudi Aramco-Petronas $27-28 billion Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) in southeastern Joho19.04.2019
Fire accidents in offshore oil installations can be devastating no doubt, but the chances and risk remain less as compared to petrol pumps and other areas
Ignorance of law is no excuse and ignorance about basic fire safety may cost you everything - maybe even your LIFE14.04.2019
When death by fire is imminent the regret probably is - “I could have lived if I had obeyed the rules”..09.04.2019
High-rise buildings present several unique challenges that are not common to smaller buildings; longer egress times and distance, evacuation strategies, f02.04.2019
Fire accidents happen too often, a little too often. While technologies and fire fighting paraphernalia have adapted and grown with time, there seems no l27.03.2019
In a tragedy of gigantic proportions, desperate workers leaped to their deaths as a huge fire tore through a Dhaka office block on Thursday, 28th March ki25.03.2019
It is a no-brainer that any closed area must necessarily have bare basics like fire extinguisher, first aid kits, emergency lighting systems,...18.03.2019
Prolite autoglo is in the business of saving people-for 30 plus years-and this writeup is a must read for everyone who happens to come across it. It may t14.03.2019
Two months after relentless investigations were conducted into the causes of the Kamala Mills deaths, the headline news of “Mumbai Mirror” dat12.03.2019India has travelled a long way in fire safety awareness and our fire brigade andrelated safety service personnel have a much better deal09.03.2019
Rising fire accidents in the city of Bengaluru have sparked severe safety concerns among the people, many of whom live in high rises with highly suspect f05.03.2019
Capital Pyro-Olympics February scoreline: Delhi-2 / Fire safety-0
How likely are you to install safety/exigency paraphernalia as mandated by building code in premises that are your responsibility?02.03.2019LET US PLAY THIS MIND GAME!Let me assume you are the owner/builder/developer/architect of closed premises such as a mall, building, high27.02.2019A fire broke out early in the morning on Tuesday, 19th February in Delhi's Narela industrial area.The blaze occurred at a shoe facto25.02.2019
By this time, the Arpit hotel fire tragedy in the wee hours of Tuesday, 12th February has become old hat. Karol Bagh, in central Delhi, is popular with to13.02.2019
Senior fire department officers said that the hospital did not have proper fire safety measures and a notice would be sent to the authorities. “The08.02.2019Question: How can we be 100% protected from death and injury or loss of property in an accidental fire situation in any enclosed space?&04.02.2019
Just 2 days after the massive fire in the ESIC hospital in Mumbai that ended up claiming 10 lives another fire broke out in the same hospital on Wednesday31.01.2019
A fire broke out in shanties near Malwani area of Malad in Mumbai, on Monday, 24th December in the morning.27.01.2019
Carita, Indonesia, December 24: Human suffering and strife was the sad Christmas Eve gift for a beleaguered nation sitting on a volcano-literally.23.01.2019
Mumbai seems to be acquiring the dubious reputation of being home to recurring fire accidents.
Mockery of fire safety basics: mohali illegal furniture market back in business after a month of devastating fire16.01.2019
It would not be an exaggeration to suggest that the concept of observing even the bare basics of fire safety and security has become a joke in india. 05.01.2019
The death toll in the major hospital fire incident in Mumbai which claimed six on the day, rose up to eight by Tuesday morning.28.12.2018
At least six people died and 129 others were injured in a fire that broke out Monday, 17th December, in a hospital in Mumbai..20.12.2018
Another high rise fire –another tragedy that claimed two lives in upscale Mumbai..09.12.2018
HOW BAD CAN A POWER FAILURE BE?07.10.2018There is an industry out there which does business in providing safety in cases of unfortunate eventualities. Insurance companies,28.09.2018
What if you are in a situation more serious than a simple power failure? What if the cause of darkness or poor visibility is smoke caused by fire?15.09.2018
Evolution of the battery will help electric vehicles as well as life saving devices such as emergency lights and so much more..05.09.2018
The Bombay High Court-appointed judicial committee inquiring into the fire at Kamala Mills Compound in Mumbai in 2017...22.08.2018
Safety and security is not a subject to fit into any straight jacket17.08.2018
What if you are in a situation more serious than a simple power14.08.2018
PROLITE AUTOGLO LTD., as we know it today, is a popular and established player in the field of photoluminescent signages and emergency lights.24.04.2018
The central battery model or inverter model as it was earlier known, is still widely in use and popular in emergency lighting. Here, a central power sourc20.04.2018
We, at Prolite, once again found ourselves in the famil
PROLITE INTRODUCES ‘VIRTUAL REALITY’ PRESENTATION TO UNDERLINE THE IMPORTANCE OF EXIGENCY SIGNAGES AND LIGHTING16.03.2018
It is frustrating to say again and again, that signages and pointers are vital life savers in fire situations. When smoke billows, visibility is poor..13.03.2018
When a plan is drawn up to construct a building, a colony, a bungalow, a godown or an office complex or any closed structure for that matter, one would re10.03.2018
The building code is pretty clear on the minimum compliance protocols for safety and05.03.2018Every cloud, they say, has a silver lining. Though it is difficult to see anything positive in the grisly Kamala mills tragedy that claimed 14 lives...<02.03.2018Even as one of the country’s biggest ever international Fire safety conferences viz. Fire Combat 360, kicked off on the evening of the 8th of Marc26.02.2018
How serious are we on hospital exigency and evacuation in fire or emergency situations?23.02.2018
Like any business, the energy business is not one aimed at making profits alone. The country’s energy security is involved and most oil and gas..21.02.2018
Extinguishers, first aid, emergency lights, photoluminescent signs-when the trivial becomes the crucial19.02.2018
Most of us are familiar with the adage “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail”.17.02.2018
It happened with the first innocuous transgression. Some money changed hands, a flaw was overlooked..15.02.2018
The Kamala Mills Fire is another tr12.02.2018
A sessions court on Friday, 16th February rejected the bail applications of all 11 arrested in connection with the Kamala Mills blaze on December 29th.05.02.2018
The Fire in Carlton Towers that claimed nine lives and injured01.02.2018
Hotels are an integral part of the business infrastructure of a17.08.2017When we discuss fire safety, egress discipline from pitch dark enclosures caused by fire or electricity failures or mishaps caused deliberately by crimi16.08.2017A popular saying goes, “Those who fail to plan, plan to fail”.15.08.2017We always like to believe that misfortune falls on others and cannot strike us and continue to live in ostrich like oblivion.14.08.2017
The latest in innovative Emergency Exit Route Lighting Systems that PROLITE has come up with is its FLAME PROOF range.12.08.2017
Our philosophy and the rationale behind it11.08.2017
Planning is about prioritising, making choices.10.08.2017
In remote areas, compounds or sensitive spaces which require monitoring or patrolling, such as borders or areas infested with dacoits, terrorists, naxals10.08.2017
In a market that is constantly growing and expanding, it is indeed a challenge to keep up with the latest in technologies and modernization.09.08.2017
EXIT lights are fitted atop doors to direct crowds to move purposefully and easily, often in pitch darkness as in the case of Auditoriums, Cinema halls et07.08.2017
Greetings from PROLITE AUTOGLO. We are a one stop shop for emergency/egress lighting solutions and photoluminescent signages of all types, shapes, sizes a04.08.2017
PROLITE is reputed for its vast and diverse range in Exit/Emergency Egress Route Lighting Systems..17.03.2017
“PROLITE” Emergency Lighting Systems/Exit Lights, Emergency Conversion Kits, Spot Lights, Search Lights etc.13.03.2017
A STITCH IN TIME…..08.03.2017
“PROLITE” Emergency Lighting Systems/Exit Lights, Emergency Conversion Kits, Search Lights etc
Harsha Joshi was not born with the proverbial ‘silver spoon’ in the mouth. He began humbly at the bottom of the heap and gradually worked hims01.03.2017
Several intelligent people can die because one idiot lit a match at the wrong time in the wrong place.