According to reports, more than 35,000 inspections of economic units have been carried out in Tehran Province, and accidents caused by work in Tehran have decreased by 20%.
According to informants, one of the consequences of the bad development of technology in human societies is the occurrence of various accidents, including work accidents and occupational diseases, which every year cause many problems and suffering to countless workers in industry and production units.
In accordance with Clause 8 of Article 2 of the Social Security Law“the incident” An unexpected event that occurs under the influence of an external factor or factors as a result of a sudden accident and causes injuries to the body or mind of the insured.
In Article 60 of the Social Security Law, work-related accidents are defined as accidents that occur in the course of duty and when the insured is engaged in work in the workshop or building and its premises, or in an assignment outside the workshop premises in the arrangement of the employer
According to reports, most of the statistics and numbers related to work accidents belong to the activities of the construction sector, followed by the mining sector, so that 40% of work accidents in the country occur among construction workers.
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare announced a plan for a special presence of labor inspectors in construction workshops in order to protect the workforce and reduce accidents resulting from work in this sector.
According to the announcement of the Ministry of Labor, the highest rate of work accidents can be seen in workshops with less than 20 people, especially construction workshops, and in workshop inspections subject to the Labor Law, the construction activity has the highest percentage of occupational injuries leading to death among economic activities Ali Hussein Rayti Fard – Deputy Minister of Labor Relations for Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare confirms this and says that the majority of accidents occur in the field of construction workers and more than 37% of work accidents in the country and work-related deaths occur in construction workshops.
He was briefed on the special plan for the presence of inspectors in the construction workshops, and said: A national plan will be implemented, given that the inspectors in the provincial centers will carry out special work in this field in order to preserve the safety of citizens. manpower, so that by the end of 1402 the statistics of accidents caused by work in the field of construction workers will be reduced.
According to him, according to the efforts of the Ministry of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare in the field of worker protection, work accidents resulting from work decreased last year by 12% compared to 1,400.
In this regard, Hamid Vais Karmi – General Director of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare in Tehran Province also announced that more than 35 thousand inspections of economic units in Tehran Province have been carried out in order to improve the level of work safety.
According to the announcement of the Director General of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare in Tehran Province, more than 35 thousand inspections of economic units have been carried out in Tehran, resulting in a 20% decrease in work-related accidents.
As he said, the results of the inspections resulted in a 20% reduction in work-related accidents compared to last year.
The Director General of Cooperation, Labor and Social Welfare believes that although there is still a long way to go to reach the desired point, efforts are being made to improve the level of occupational safety and health.
According to experts, most work accidents are caused by negligence and lack of adequate training, and every year some workers fall victim to work accidents.
Hamid Hajj Ismaili, an expert in the field of labor, said in an interview with reporters: One of the tasks that must be followed seriously in order to protect the workforce is to prevent accidents in order to reduce the financial and emotional damage to workers and individuals. The bosses.
Confirming the high number of work accidents in the contracting sector, he says: Unfortunately, construction accidents have the highest number of deaths during work accidents, so it is necessary to control accidents in this sector.
According to Haji Ismaili, compliance with safety advice by supervising contractors and engineers can help reduce the number of accidents in this sector.
Previously, the Undersecretary of Labor Relations at the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare referred to the protection of human resources as a valuable wealth of society in the priorities of the Ministry of Labor’s programs, and at the same time referred to the development of regulations for that. The protection of workers’ rights is emphasized, taking into account safety points in order to reduce accidents caused by work.
According to informants, and according to the announcement of the General Administration of Labor Inspection at the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare in the thirteenth government, more than 360,000 inspection personnel to monitor safety regulations in workshops and more than 1,500,000 hours of safety training in the Research and Education Center have completed technical protection work. and health.
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