According to the Occupational Health and Safety Council, at least 205 workers have lost their lives in occupational homicides in July and at least 1,119 workers in the first seven months of 2017.
The occupational homicides which occurred after the Occupational Health and Safety Law No. 6331 entered into force are as follows:
At least 627 workers in the first seven months of 2013,
at least 1,139 workers in the first seven months of 2014,
at least 982 workers in the first seven months of 2015,
at least 1,108 workers in the first seven months of 2016
at least 1,119 workers in the first seven months of 2017.
163 of these 205 workers are employees with the statute of laborer or public servants, 30 others are farmers/small-scale landowners and 42 are self-employed including 12 tradespeople.
Most of the homicides took place in construction sector (51) followed by agricultural and forestry sector (45).
The most common cause of homicides was traffic/service accident (49) followed by falling from high(41).
10 child workers
The distribution of the occupational homicide victims by age are:
2 workers under the age of 14
8 workers in the age group of 15-17
34 workers in the age group of 18-27
99 workers in the age group of 28-50
38 workers in the age group of 51-64
9 workers above the age of 65
The ages of 15 workers could not be determined.
The distribution of the occupational homicide victims by province are:
19 victims in İstanbul; 10 victims in Adana; 8 victims in Konya and Mersin each; 7victims in Bursa and Muğla each; 6 victims in Aydın, Denizli and Tekirdağ each; 5 victims in Hakkari, Hatay, Manisa, Sakarya and Şırnak each; 4 victims inAnkara, Balıkesir, Diyarbakır, İzmir, Kahramanmaraş, Kastamonu, Samsun and Zonguldak each; 3 victims in Antalya, Çorum, Elazığ, Giresun, Gümüşhane, Isparta, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Malatya and Trabzon each; 2 victims in Afyon, Aksaray, Bartın, Çanakkale, Karaman, Kırıkkale, Mardin, Niğde, Osmaniye, Sinop, Şanlıurfa, Uşak and Yalova each; 1 victim in Amasya, Batman, Bilecik, Bingöl, Bolu, Düzce, Erzurum, Eskişehir, Gaziantep, Kars, Kırklareli, Kırşehir, Kütahya, Ordu and Sivas each.
Names of those who lost their lives:
Sultan Akay, Fatma Diril Şensoy, Hüseyin Beyaztaş, Said Mehdiyev, Veysel Çezik, Ceylan Kanarya, Tahsin Can Korkut, Yusuf Doğan Apucu, Hasan Dursun, Hamide Beygirlioğlu, Mustafa Tomaki, Hacı Ali Çıracı, Samettin Kul (Yakupoğlu), Mehmet Kuru, Hasan Giyasettin Yılmaz, Hasan Karakaya, Erol Demir, Mehmet Çolak, Mustafa Açıkgöz, Tayip Fidan, Hüseyin Tokçoban, Erkan Yanar, Kenan Sevgeç, İbrahim Zengin, Adem Altun, İsmet Altın, Muhammed Ali Şahin, Ramazan Eken, Betül Kazan, Ali Çallı, Ferhat Atilla, Erdoğan As, Zeki Serçe, Ayfer Uçar, Gülender Akkaş, Nurettin Gözükmez, Mustafa Tüfekçioğlu, Feride Tüfekçioğlu, Nuri Üstüner, Nuri Üstüner, Emine Koçak, Faruk Yıldırım, Süleyman İmal, Ozan Diz, Talat Tezcan, Mehmet Yorgun, Hakan Köşker, Arif Atçı, Ramazan Zurnacı, Ramazan Aksöz, Ramazan Bulut, Şükrü Arslan, Saniye Demir, Enver Erdenk, Kenan Kulakçı, Oğuz Demir, Yılmaz Yiğit, Murat Gümüş, Mustafa Gümüş, Fehmi Kaya, Faruk Kaya, Emre Halil Arslan, Göksel Tosun, Arif Okul, Gahraman Gahramanov, İrfan Uz, Yakup Özbek, Oğuzhan Bayrak, Selim Yaman, Bayram İncekara, Tahir Ural, Mehmet Yiğit, Osman Gökşin, Köksal Yıldırım, Kaya Ersöz, Hatice Sevci, İsa Özdemir, Özgür Aksoy, Niyazi Ateş, Mustafa Parça, Nurettin Çökelez, Hasan Özcan, Ferzan Balta, Osman Arıkoğlu, Kayhan Bakımcı, Ersin Adsaz, Ali Andı, Sedat Aydoğdu, Önder Karadağ, Mustafa Özmen, Mehmet Yavuz, Sercan Tuncar, Mustafa Karapınar, Nihat Aykum, Cevat Köseoğlu, Hasan Korkmaz, Zeki Ekşi, Hasan Taşpınar, Metin Ak, Mehmet Adem Uçak, Ramazan Erol, Yunus İnci, Ali Osman İlipınar, İbrahim Çobanoğlu, Ahmet Pir (Tahhan Feras), Numan Çiçek, Kemal Akdeniz, Tuğrul Şahin, Kurtça Mehmet Seven, İsmail Kayar, Muhammed Mustafa Küpeli, Veysel Nemutlu, Arif Marangoz, Mehmet Yılmaz, Cihad Elhamid, Ammar Muhammed Ali, Mehmet Salih Tekşut, Muharrem Çoban, Koray Yurtsever, Osman Akgün, Dursun Doğan, Sadık Aktaş, Hüseyin Kartal, Harun İbişoğlu, Emre Sincar, Erol Gülbahçe, Hakan Arı, Zafer Yıldız, Hikmet Akdeniz, Serhat Şahin, Emre Kocagöz, Hasan İke, Müzbah Cengiz, Selman Külte, Dursun Ercan, Harun Kaya, Hacı Ceylan, Kadir Beser, Nevzat Güneş, Edip Erdoğan, Serkan Tekin, Ahmet Yıkıcı, Fatih Deniz, Güven Türkmen, M.Y., Gökhan Yaman, İsmail Şan, Süleyman Dorudemir, A.Ö., Tayfur Karaç, Abdulbaki Karaç, Mehmet Nuri Çiçek, İrfan Topal, Emrah Öztürk, Fehmi Yardımcı, Şaban Güneşsu, Mustafa Piştav, Adem Aksoy, İbrahim Tekbaş, Ender Dölgen, Bayram Malkoç, Halil Y., Vedat Erol, Kadir Arabacı, Rüstem Aslan, Hasan Akıl, İsmail İnatoğlu, Furkan Say, Ali Osman Duvar, Ersin Ünlü, Hidayet Eren, Bülent Erdem, Atakan Karaduman, Ehlivan Bayrampınar, Pelin Bahar Kaya, Abdullah Kaçan, Hakan Sak, Hakan Çalışkan, Zeki Ateş, Burak Bülbül, Ertuğrul Taciroğlu, Erkan Kurşun, Ramazan Birgül, Battal Yıldız, Seçkin Pazarlı, Zeynel Şimşek, İdris Büyükdönmez, Hasan Patır, Nurullah Metin, Emine Aksu, Ayhan Işık, Ercan Bozkır, Selahattin Arslan, Cemal Saçu, Musa Bilgin, Hasan Erdoğan, Ahmet Yıldırım, Yunus Topyıldız, Melih Diğrek, Hüseyin Avcı, Arif Akın, Dilek Temur, Orhan Can, Nurullah Yılmaz. (NV/DG)
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