145 workers died in November in work-related accidents
At least 145 workers died in November in work-related accidents.
The Occupation Health and Safety (İSİG) Assembly has released the death at work report for the month of November.
According to the report, at least 145 workers, including three under 18, were killed in the workplace in November. The number of workers who died in work-related accident in the first 11 months of the year is 1,606.
Three of the dead workers were women and 123 men. The women workers killed were working in the sectors of textile, education and health. The under age workers killed were working in the sectors of trade, metal and accommodation.
The sectors with the highest numbers of death were construction, transportation, agrüculture, trade/office, metal, food, shipyard, municipality/general labor, mining, energy and accommodation.
The most common causes for the death of the workers are being crushed/trapped under debris, falling from a high place, electric shock, violence and traffic/service bus accidents.
Work-related death occurred in 44 cities of Turkey.