thenews.com.pk 18 Oct, 2020 03:45 am

Six workers suffocate after falling into factory’s chemical tank

Six workers suffocate after falling into factory’s chemical tank
Six workers suffocated on Saturday while trying to clean a chemical tank of a garment company’s factory near Naurus Chowrangi in the SITE Industrial Area.After receiving information that some...

They demanded that the government ensure an efficient labour inspection mechanism to address the problem of poor occupational safety & health conditions in the industrial sector.They said the lack of health and safety facilities at workplaces in Pakistan had become death traps for the country’s workers.They said Sindh has a law for occupational health and safety but it is not being implemented.“The Government of Sindh had declared September 11 as the day of health and safety, but strangely, no programme or event was held on governmental level on this day,” said a speaker.

Karachi October 18, 2020 Six workers suffocated on Saturday while trying to clean a chemical tank of a garment company’s factory near Naurus Chowrangi in the SITE Industrial Area.Their bodies were later taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, where a medico-legal officer examined them and confirmed that the six workers had suffocated.

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