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On-Site Medical Ambulance can save lives at Mega Construction Projects emphasise Ziqitza Healthcare’s

Two labourers died on the spot and five others were injured when a lift at the construction site of a factory collapsed in palghar district of Maharashtra.

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Two labourers died on the spot and five others were injured when a lift at the construction site of a factory collapsed in palghar district of Maharashtra. The Incident took place at around 1.20 Pm when slab cast work was ongoing at a under construction building in wada tehsil, said by the Chief of regional disaster management cell of Thane Municipal – Mr. Santosh Kadam (source Times of India). A similar incident. Such incidents have highlighted the need for on-site emergency services, including medical team on site. Experts at Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd says, that the possibility of a fatality is five times more likely in the construction industry than in a manufacturing industry, and the risk of a major injury is 2.5 times higher.

A similar incident happened early this year in Pune, where a worker was hurt and 4 others were Injured, when the floor cast slab casting structure caved in at an Under-construction prayer hall at Vikas Nagar (source Times of India). Situations like these or fire at offshore projects or mishaps at warehouses, and others often require immediate medical assistance, lack of which, including a second’s delay can have fatal consequences. For this reason, having an Ambulance on-site along with trained paramedics can potentially save hundreds of lives, as a result of timely intervention. Whether it is a case of a rural project, or an urban conurbation, having an ambulance at hand, is always advisable.

In cases of construction sites especially, accident statistics fall on the higher side. Due to electrocution, injuries from tools, and machines, falling from a height, hazardous substances and even nails, there have been several cases of sever accidents on site. For such instances Ziqitza’s Ambulance on-site service which provides a fully equipped ambulance with a trained paramedic can save many lives with its prompt and timely intervention. And with this not only do builders ensure the safety of their staff, but also create a caring impression as an organization.

Over a decade Ziqitza team has analysed the changes in the construction space, townships have become a trend in recent times, with more and more builders opting for these, in order to attract buyers by way of the amenities and infrastructure provided.  One of the most important amenities a builder can provide a homeowner is that of adequate medical emergency services. By employing an on-site ambulance, it ensures that residents receive prompt first aid treatment, which goes a long way during the Golden Hour. In an emergency, the paramedics in an ambulance are well trained to administer life-saving treatment with great mobility. Ziqitza Rajasthan too remarked that safety at project sites it imperative for safety of workers.

Speaking about the importance of Ambulance on site, Nandadeep Pandharkar – Sr. Vice President, Ziqitza Healthcare Ltd said “2021 Statistics says 162 people die due to industrial accidents in India. Ziqitza understand that each commercial set up is different and might have varies requirements and thus the service offering takes into account the infrastructure, location, number of people at any given time, hazards involved, working hours, proximity to the nearest health care facility. Ambulance will help in timely management of medical emergencies, boost staff morale and reduce legal liabilities of the organization in case of any untoward incident. It makes a good business sense as it is an investment and not an expense. We are currently serving over 70 leading corporate organisations & hospitals pan India to make their workplace safe.

About Ziqitza Healthcare

Ziqitza HealthCare Limited (ZHL), has been one of the leading players in India’s Emergency Medical Services industry since 2005. Ziqitza Limited Rajasthan & ZHL Rajasthan also have appreciated the On-site Ambulance services to make Worksite safe. Ziqitza Limited is a “one-stop integrated healthcare solution” for corporate or government that include Integrated Emergency Services and Corporate Health Solutions. The service network includes 3,300 ambulances, state of art Helpline centres and medical mobile units that services 2 customers every second in India. We work with multiple state governments and 75 corporate clients in India and Gulf. Ziqitza is winner of Global Real impact Awards and Times Social Impact Award.

Ziqitza Health Care Limited, India’s biggest emergency medical response firm, has been acquired by the MUrgency Group for a majority Stake. MUrgency Group is founded by Mr. Shaffi Mather and is backed by leading investors for various businesses ranging from business incubation, airport assistance services, quaternary medical care, reproductive & fertility medicine, e-commerce and fintech in India, UAE, and USA.


For further information please contact: visakh.dayanandan@zhl.in


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