8 Chemical Workers Lost Their Lives in the First 20 Months of the Year. According to the report of the Occupational Health and Safety Council, at least 2013 chemical workers died in 19, and 2014 chemical workers in the first 8 months of 20.
The Occupational Health and Safety Council prepared the report in the light of the data collected from the press and professional organizations. According to the report, at least 2013 chemical workers died in 19, and at least 2014 as of August 28 in 20. In the report, it was reported that occupational accidents in the chemistry industry were mainly caused by crushing due to jamming of machines and explosions caused by chemical substances. In the report, 12 due to crushing; 8 due to explosion, burning; 5 due to traffic, service accident; 4 due to falling; 3 due to electric shock; 3 due to poisoning, suffocation; It was stated that 1 workers lost their lives due to object collision and falling, and 3 workers due to other reasons.
“3 WOMEN, 2 CHILDREN LOSE LIVES”
Emphasizing that 20 female workers who were identified in the last 3 months lost their lives, the statement said, “As a result of the explosion of the heating engine in the metal factory next door in 2013, while working in a toy factory in Tekirdağ, 23-year-old Nesrin Çakır and 40-year-old stuck in the press machine in Basaş Ambalaj, again in Tekirdağ. Satiye Gur; In 2014, 23-year-old Kader Kılıç, who died as a result of an explosion in a packaging workshop in Istanbul, was said.
In the report, which draws attention to the fact that the two most striking deaths in child worker deaths in the last two years have occurred in the chemical industry, the report states that “In 2013, the employer in Adana was fined 30 thousand TL, whose head was stuck in an injection machine, who was brought to the hospital because he had a traffic accident, and as a result of the court. the death of 12-year-old Ahmet Yıldız, for whom he was divided into installments; The death of 13-year-old Oğuzhan Çalışkan, who was a STFA Vocational High School Electrical and Electronics Department student in 2014 and was electrocuted during his internship at Filli Boya (Betek Boya).
In the report, 14 in 1 years and under; 15 between the ages of 17-1; 18 between the ages of 27-12; It was reported that one worker aged 28 between the ages of 50-20 and working at the retirement/retirement age 51 and over died, and the age information of 1 workers could not be reached.
“33 WORKERS OF PRIVATE COMPANY EMPLOYEES WHO DID THEIR LIVES”
In the report, it was emphasized that 20 workers who lost their lives in the last 6 months were working in the public sector and 33 workers were working in private companies. In the report, it was stated that 31 of the deaths in the sector were in factories/large enterprises and 8 in workshops/small enterprises. 6 of the deaths are in Kocaeli; 4 deaths each in Istanbul and Tekirdağ; 2 deaths each in Adana, Ankara, Ardahan, İzmir and Manisa; One death each occurred in Antalya, Balıkesir, Batman, Bilecik, Burdur, Bursa, Giresun, Hatay, Kayseri, Kırklareli, Muş, Samsun, Sivas, and Yalova.
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