Work-Related Accidents

Work-Related AccidentsWork-Related Accidents

A report released by Iran’s Legal Medicine Organization (ILMO) last year (ended March 20) said that 1,645 people lost their lives in work-related accidents, of whom 1,623 were men and 22, women. The figure shows an increase by 10.1% compared to the previous year with 1,494 deaths. However, it has decreased by 18.5% compared to the year 2013. Most of the deaths occurred in provinces of Tehran (399), Fars (112) and Khorasan Razavi (109). The lead cause of workplace deaths were falls (which caused 49.5% of all deaths), followed by being struck by hard objects (27.4%), the website reported.

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