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MRT - Worker Safety Compromised?

Chris Senton | Amir Mahmood Razak

08-Jun-15 08:35

MRT - Worker Safety Compromised?

Recently Mass Rapid Transit Corp faced criticism for its safety record after another migrant worker died following an on site accident. After 3 years, the safety record of the mega public transport project five deaths and eight severly injured labourers for a total workforce of about 12,000. Is this an acceptable, if unfortunate, number for a construction of this size? Today we look at one of the underlying cause of work-site accidents and ask if workers have access to justice and adequate compensation.

This is a report by Nadiah Aziz.  

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Tags:  mrt projectmalaysiamigrant workerslabour rightsaccidentsdeathsbangladeshislrtpublic transportationconstruction

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