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Document ID (ISN)105659
CIS number 06-1087
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Workplace accident report (Period: January - June 2006)
Bibliographic information Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE), Road 3, House 7 (2nd floor), Dhanmondi, R/A, Dhaka-1209, Bangladesh, July 2006. 2p. Illus.
Abstract Analysis of accident reports in 15 daily newspapers revealed that a total of 350 workers were killed in occupational accidents in Bangladesh between January and June 2006. A further 2559 workers were injured. The rate of fatal accidents was highest in the construction industry (97 fatalities), followed by the garment industry (83), domestic work (31) and day labourers (20).
Descriptors (primary) Bangladesh; fatalities; statistics; occupational accidents
Descriptors (secondary) construction industry; clothing industry; domestic service
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBangladesh
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Domestic workers