Georgia: On 28 April GTUC demands tougher Georgian safety legislation

In his 28 April message Irakli Petriashvili, President of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation, notes:

“Since the abolition of the labour inspection in 2006, the number of accidents has increased significantly in the workplace. According to the data of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation (GTUC), in the period from 2007 to 2018, as a result of occupational incidents, 473 persons died and 806 people were seriously injured. The highest rate of fatal cases is in construction and mining industries.”

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