The director general of co-operation, work and social welfare of Isfahan province reported a 21% reduction in work-related accidents in the year 97 in Isfahan province compared with 96 years.
Engineer Mohsen Nirmandeh explained that in 1996 the number
of work-related accidents was 1,673. According to the statistics, the total
number of accidents occurred in 1997, 1314, accounting for 96% of the accidents
as males and 4% of women. .
He reported deaths due to work-related accidents: in 1997,
the number of deaths from work-related accidents was 55, which dropped by 35%
compared to 84 in the year 96.
Strong added that the number of accidents leading to
fractures has dropped from 55 to 48, and incident-related amputation has
dropped from 155 to 113, respectively.
The official said with emphasis on the importance of
increasing safety in the industry, manufacturing and construction sectors: the
industrial and manufacturing sector with the largest number of accidents in
1996, with 662 accidents, of which 17 had died, and in the construction sector
There were also 286 accidents, of which 16 had been killed.
Strong continued: in the activities and public services
section of 190 cases and in other areas, 176 incidents have been recorded, of
which 12 cases in the public sector and 12 services in the mining sector, 3 in
the mining sector, 3 in the agricultural sector, in the provision of water And
electricity 1 case and 3 cases in other activities have led to death.
In his review of the causes and effects of work accidents in
the year of 1997, he stated: More than 72% of the causes of accidents were due
to lack of supervision, lack of training and unsafe conditions of the workshop,
which fail to reach the employer and less than 28% due to the unsafe behavior
of workers And the lack of personal protective equipment.
The strong wear and tear of equipment and machinery in
many industries, unsafe workshops and lack of effective oversight are common
causes of work-related accidents and added: Workers to benefit from damages paid
by insurance companies in accidents caused by Work usually does not protect
themselves effectively, and this causes the causes of the incidents to be more
noticeable to the employers.
Strong implementation of the contract for the safety of
contractors and the requirement for contractors to qualify for safety, the
implementation of their own inspection model and the establishment of safety
responsibility at workshops, the quality of inspections carried out by labor
inspectors and the provision of safety training to workers and employers and
contractors in The provincial level has been highlighted by the Directorate's
effective and pivotal programs to reduce work-related accidents.