In its Occupational Homicide Report 2017, the Laborer Health and Occupational Safety Assembly (İSİG) has declared the number of occupational homicides. According to the report, at least 2,006 workers lost their lives in 2017.
The İSİG will announced its 2017 Occupational Homicide Report that includes the names of the workers who lost their lives.
The statement expressed that 20,500 workers lost their lives in the last 15 years during Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) governing term.
60 of the workers who died were children and 88 were refugees
According to the report, the distribution by 2,006 workers’ causes of death, gender, age groups and cities are as follows:
116 women and 1,890 men
60 children 18 of whom were under 15
88 refugee/asylum seeker predominantly Syrian
230 workers lost their lives in İstanbul; 93 in İzmir; 88 in Bursa; 77 in Antalya; 72 in Konya; 71 in Kocaeli; 67 in Ankara; 65 in Manisa; 62 in Adana; 52 in Denizli.
453 of the workers were working in the field of construction; 272 in logistics; 154 in commerce/bureau; 116 in metal; 93 in mining; 89 in municipality and 65 in energy.
446 of the cause of deaths were traffic/shuttle accident; 347 smashing/wreckage; 317 falling from high; 183 heart stroke/cerebral hemorrhage; 164 violence and 135 electric shock. (AS/TK)
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