Is Bangladesh doing enough to protect workers? | Workers’ Rights

Video Period 01 minutes 40 seconds

Industrial accidents are too widespread in Bangladesh.

Within the newest incident, dozens of individuals have been killed in a fireplace and explosion at a container port close to the town of Chattogram.

Lots of have been severely wounded.

Docs say most individuals died within the explosion or from inhaling poisonous chemical fumes.

It’s estimated industrial accidents have killed greater than 2,000 individuals within the nation through the previous 20 years.

So are corporations and the federal government doing sufficient to guard staff?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Visitors:

Khondaker Golam Moazzem – analysis director, Centre for Coverage Dialogue assume tank

Ben Vanpeperstraete – senior authorized adviser, European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights

Stephen Cotton – basic secretary, Worldwide Transport Staff’ Federation

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