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As a leading supplier of hazardous and industrial area electrical, lighting and control gear products, Hubbell Scotland’s systems is renowned for delivering performance in extreme environments.
It is estimated that over 11,000 workers suffer fatal accidents and a further 24,500 die from work related diseases across all sectors each year in Bangladesh. It is also estimated that a further 8 million workers suffer injuries at work – many of which result in permanent disability.
Globally, 152 million children, who should be in school, are working and almost half of those children, are engaged in hazardous work. For youth who are old enough to enter the labour force, the available data shows that they experience a 40 per cent greater incidence of injury on the job than their older counterparts.
ILO’s project Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED+) conducted a value chain assessment and found that the coir sector has high potential to create jobs for local people.
Experts from governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations have adopted a code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear – the first for these industries. Based on international labour standards and other sectoral guidelines, the code provides comprehensive and practical advice on how to eliminate, reduce and control all major hazards and risks.
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