315 thousand pounds of compensation to the family of the operator who died in the construction of the bridge

315 thousand lira compensation to the family of the operator who died after falling in the construction of the bridge: In the compensation case filed by the family of the worker who died after falling from a height of 4 meters from the cut concrete void in the bridge construction where he worked 7 years ago in Sakarya, the court fulfilled the inspection duty with the subcontractor company that did not take the necessary measures in the working areas. the contractor, who did not bring it, sentenced the company to heavy compensation. The court decided that both companies pay compensation of 315 thousand lira to the relatives of the deceased worker.
After the elevator accident that caused the death of 10 workers in Istanbul, while discussions on worker health and occupational safety were continuing, the subcontractor company, which was stated that they did not take the necessary precautions in the construction of the bridge where a worker died in Sakarya, and the contractor company, which did not fulfill its inspection duty, was sentenced to pay heavy compensation. The incident took place in Sakarya on 3 December 2010. Y.İ., who was working in the construction of a bridge, fell from a height of about 7 meters from the cut concrete cavity and died. The family of the deceased worker, through his attorney Özgür Eray Taş, filed a lawsuit for compensation at the Sakarya Labor Court against the contractor company and the subcontractor company doing the work of the contractor, claiming that they did not take the necessary occupational safety measures.
The firm where the deceased worker worked blamed the worker who died in its defense. Stating that İ did not apply the occupational safety measures and that there were materials such as safety belts, helmets, boots, protective glasses at the workplace, he demanded that the case be rejected. The contractor firm argued that the deceased worker worked as a machine operator in the company that built the road, that the work was finished during the incident and the allegations of the family were not true. Stating that the worker is in charge of implementing occupational safety measures on behalf of the company he works for, the company demanded the rejection of the case, claiming that the employee who died was responsible for not using protective materials.
The expert also found the company where the worker worked at 50 percent defective because of not taking the necessary precautions to reduce the danger in dangerous areas in the working areas and not fulfilling the safety measures regarding the construction works. The contractor, which did not fulfill its control task and did not adequately control the work done in the workplace, gave a 10 percent fault to the contractor company. The expert report was accepted by the court. The court, which resolved the case, decided that the company and the contractor firm paid the deceased worker's spouse and two children a compensation of 145 thousand lira, including 170 thousand lira material and 315 thousand lira moral, together with legal interest. The two companies, sentenced to compensation, appealed the case to the Supreme Court. If the decision is upheld, the firm will compensate the family of the deceased worker in proportion to its responsibilities.



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