mining and stone cooking room are among the most prevalent in areas of occupational accidents in Turkey, according to recent data, sewerage and waste management activities, manufacturing, construction, accommodation and food services are located. If the fatal work accidents happening in most construction sector.
ISTANBUL (IGF A) – Üsküdar University Occupational Health and Safety Department Head and Instructor Fred Kagan, frequently experienced in Turkey workplace accidents found in the related significant judgments and shared their advice.
according to research indicating that seen in most construction sectors, resulting in work accident deaths in Turkey Instructor Fred Kagan, his words continued: “experienced work-related accidents in the construction sector, most employees drop, electric shock, material drop, construction machine caused. The main reasons why fatal occupational accidents are mostly seen in the construction sector are the intensive efforts to solve the infrastructure and superstructure applications that our country needs, the construction works are seen in almost all of the investments, the construction sector is in a very dangerous area in occupational safety, and the culture of occupational health and safety has started to develop in our country. “
MINE AND STONE QUARRIES ARE AT RISK
Gamze Kağan listed the sectors in which occupational accidents are most common in our country according to SSI current data: sewerage and waste management activities, manufacturing, construction, accommodation and food services activities are the sectors with the highest number of occupational accidents. In addition, mining and quarrying, construction, transportation and storage, agriculture, forestry and fishing, electricity – gas – steam and air conditioning production and distribution sectors are the sectors where fatal occupational accidents are most common. ”
Gamze Kağan, He said that in order to understand the reasons that cause occupational accidents, “All of the factors that cause occupational accidents can be reduced to two basic factors: insecure behaviors and insecure situations. Negative physical and chemical factors such as temperature, humidity, air currents, insufficient lighting, noise, polluted air in the working environment. It causes fatigue, distraction, aggravation of movements, insufficient sensory organs, and this causes insecure behaviors in the server. ”
NO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY CULTURE
prevention of Turkey’s industrial accident and in 2012 to be reduced to a minimum “No. 6331 occupational Health and Safety Law” Lecturer indicating that the removing a very important step at Fred Kagan, “this law, together with occupational health and in terms of safety and protective a preventive approach was taken. However, the fact that nine years have passed since this big step and the rate of occupational accidents are still high shows that we have not achieved a good gain in combating work accidents. The occupational safety problem should not be viewed only as a technical and legal problem. In this case, we can say that one of the most important problems for our country is that the occupational safety culture has not been established. A long-term action plan must be created in order to improve the occupational safety culture. In this context, it will be beneficial for institutions and organizations related to occupational health and safety to conduct joint studies based on social dialogue.