Occupational safety and health
Seven people are facing prison terms of up to 15 years on charges of reckless homicide in an accident which killed three workers during the construction of a viaduct for Istanbul's third bridge on April 5, 2014, according to the indictment.
The accident was "predictable and preventable, and happened as a result of imprudence and carelessness," according to an expert's report.
BELGRADE - Japan will provide a USD 3.64 million grant this year to step up disaster prevention in municipalities across Serbia.
Various activities within the project are aimed at improving safety at a local level, the Embassy of Japan said in a release on Wednesday.
With its ups and downs, 2014 in Turkey was an unforgettable year in terms of deadly accidents that could have all been prevented if necessary precautions had been taken in time. Ranging from mine accidents to migrant deaths at sea, those have assumed a place in the country's long list of ignominious fatal accidents.
2014 was a âdeadlyâ year for Turkey and for the countryâs workers. Fatal mining and construction accidents left hundreds of workers dead and big scars for their families as well as in our memories.