136 killed in industrial accidents in 2007
136 people were killed, while 216 received injuries in industrial accidents across Azerbaijan in 2007, according to a report issued by the Labor Inspection on Wednesday.
The report says that inspections were held in a total of 2,195 enterprises this year. Most accidents took place in the construction sector, as 68 people died, while 48 were injured as a result of 61 accidents.
The activity of eight construction companies was suspended for their failure to observe labor safety rules. Later on, five companies resumed their activities after eliminating shortfalls.*