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BILS survey report on occupational hazards
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Feb '08
Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies (BILS) releases Survey Report for 2007 for Occupational Accidents and Violence at Work.

At least 435 working people killed and 1176 injured in different types of occupational accidents and violent occurrences in the year 2007. Among them 291 workers killed and 550 workers injured in deferent occupational accidents only. 26 workers killed in road accidents on the way to and from their workplaces.

Due to violent attacks, clash and tortures 118 workers died and 626 workers injured in the reporting year.

22 workers of the fatal victims of the accidents and 44 of the violent attacks are women. 28 female workers were sexually violated, and among them at least 8 workers were killed after rape.

Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies- BILS reveals the yearly survey report, prepared on the basis of national newspapers reporting.

The casualties in the deep sea due to Sidr hit in November 2007 are not calculated in this survey due to different opinions on the casualties. It is speculated that more than 2000 fishermen died in the Sidr hit.

Highest number of casualties found in construction sector. In this sector at least 105 workers killed and among them 103 workers killed in different workplace related accidents.

Second highest number of casualties happened in the sea where the fishermen died and injured due to cyclones and pirates attacks. At least 45 fishermen died, 50 injured and there were 2000 cases of missing in the deep sea due to trawler capsizes. Besides, in pirate attacks at least 94 fishermen kidnapped and 23 thrown into the sea.


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