Five Workers Killed and Six Others Injured Due to Unsafe Workplace Conditions

On January 12, five workers lost their lives in six separate workplace accidents and six more were severely injured due to unsafe workplace conditions.

According to HRANA, the news agency of Human Rights Activists, quoting ILNA, in Kermanshah city, a 34 year old construction worker fell from the seventh floor of a building under construction and died.

IRIB News Agency reported that in Sardasht City, a 50 year old man working on the exterior wall of a building, the wall collapsed due to rainwater permeation. The man’s head was injured severely.

IRIB also reports that in a mine near Tinuj village, Markazi Province, one miner died and five others were injured by carbon monoxide poisoning.

According to ILNA, a worker at the Electricity Distribution Company in Lahijan died after 180 days in a coma after being electrified at work.

According to ROKNA, a worker identified as Peyman Javadi died while working on an oil well at his job. He was employed by Aghajari Oil Company in Khuzestan Province.

ROKNA also reported that a municipal worker in Kordkuy City died from injuries obtained during a workplace accident. The 30 year old was cleaning a garbage truck when the carjack failed and the vehicle slipped and fell on him.