OSHE reports 600 workers died and almost 500 injured in first six months of 2015

The Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE) published a new edition of its bilingual newsletter (English / Bengali). The May-June 2015 issue features the OSHE Workplace Accident Survey Report, which claims that 600 fatalities occurred in Bangladesh during the first six months of the year and 488 workers were injured in occupational accidents.

News | 23 September 2015
Selected titles featured in this edition:

- OSHE Workplace Accident Survey Report;
- Celebrating International May Day 2015: Demands for the protection of worker’s rights in the informal sector;
- OSHE expanded its activities to Aminbazar Waste Resource Workers for the development of a decent work environment;
- Work improvement and occupational safety and health in small construction enterprises: Training of Trainers (ToT);
- A progress review meeting organized with agriculture organizers;
- A study circle organized for the improvement of the work environment for agriculture workers;
- Health camps for ship breaking workers.

OSHE promotes workers' human rights, decent work and sustainable development. It is a platform for major national trade unions working together on various occupational safety and health matters in Bangladesh. It is a member of the ILO International Occupational Safety and Health Knowledge Network since 2005. For more information vist