The Ministry of Labor and Social Security reported that the news published in some media outlets, i Earthmoving truck driver told: 400 worker's death was hidden “did not reflect the truth.
The statement made by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security follows:
Some media outlets reported that UM Earthmoving truck driver told: 400 worker's death was hidden ç for the construction of the third airport in Istanbul. It was evaluated that disclosure in order to inform the public correctly on the relevant news.
IGA Airport Construction Joint Venture is operated by 3. According to the data of the Social Security Institution as of the date of the 2015 started on the construction of the Airport, the workers of 27 lost their lives in the incidents in which health problems and traffic accidents occurred.
The Labor Inspectors of the Ministry, who are appointed from the date of the start of the project, have been carrying out their inspection activities at the construction site with 3,5 million square meters and more than 30.000 employees.
Occupational health and safety management system, occupational health and safety organization, health and safety plan, internal control mechanism, training activities, work-permit procedures, subcontractor-principal employer coordination were examined in the related inspections and the inspections were carried out with the priority issues determined. .
However, in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Law, 563 occupational safety specialist and 293 health personnel work in the field.
It is clear that it is not possible to keep these allegations from public opinion due to the legislation and practices. We remind you that in a sensitive area such as working life and human life such as work accidents, the attempt to mislead the public with false claims is far from press ethics and responsibility. Due to these unsubstantiated allegations, the 30 working in the field in question also has more than one thousand laborers and their families. We emphasize that this kind of news that does not reflect the truth brings more harm to our work than the benefit of our peace.