According to stats by Laborer Health and Occupational Safety Assembly (İSİG), at least 141 workers lost their lives in January.
Of the 141 workers, 120 were workers or civil servants; 21 were self-employed. The 141 workers included two women, five children aged under 14, and 10 refugees/immigrants.
The occupational homicides occurred in business lines of agriculture, metal, transportation and municipality/general affairs.
Falling from him, shuttle/traffic accident and being buried in the wreckage constituted the highest rate of occupational homicides.
Occupational homicides in 50 cities
The largest number of occupational homicides occurred in İstanbul, Bursa and Antalya:
19 killings in İstanbul; 8 in Bursa; 6 each in Antalya, Kocaeli and Konya; 5 each in Adana, Aydın and İzmir; 4 each in Denizli, Hatay, Isparta, Karabük, Manisa; 3 each in Balıkesier, Rize, Şanlıurfa, Tekirdağ and Van; 2 each in Ankara, Çanakkale, Çorum, Diyarbakır, Eskişehir, Gaziantep, Kırklareli, Mardin, Mersin, Niğde and Ordu; 1 each in Adıyaman, Afyon, Artvin, Bitlis, Bolu, Düzce, Elazığ, Hakkari, Karaman, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Muğla, Osmaniye, Sakarya, Samsun, Siirt, Tokat, Trabzon, Yalova, Zonguldak, Kuzey Kıbrıs, Syria and Tunisia.
The İSİS conveyed the information that six workers attempted suicide.
The report covered the workers who tried to set their bodies on fire in front of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) building on January 12 and in front of the Balıkesir Municipality building on January 26.
Reasons: Debt, mobbing, unemployment
According to the report, at least 15 workers committed suicide in 2013; at least 25 in 2014; at least 59 in 2015; at least 90 in 2016; at least 89 in 2017.
The three reasons behind the suicides were pointed as debt, mobbing and unemployment.
Name by name who were killed in occupational homicides
Hasan İşler, İlyas Çeler, Halid El Ahmad, Adle Ubeyd, Kemal Uyanık, Feyzullah Kenar, Aydın Dolmi, Yaşar Üstün, Oğuzhan Erduran, Seher Kök, Ekrem Yavuz, Ali Tatar, Erkan Ülkü, Meryem Çam, Mehmet Duman, Sığan Kertes, Murodbek Kurbonov, Osman Çelebi, Yaşar Acar, Mahmut Deneme, Engin Şentürk, Ömer Aktaş, Dursun Savaksız, Adem Porsuk, Oktay Porsuk, Agıl Resıd, Hikmet ., Orhan Taş, Okan Çokaslan, Murat Sert, Fevzi Çıtak, Şeref Başkuş, Ersan Gülten, Ahmet Tayyar Balkaya, Emrah Tutumlu, Muammer Kılınç, Kadir Zeytin, Muharrem Alkan, İlyas Ünlü, Oğuzhan Dinçel, Yılmaz Sağun, Nurettin Akyüzlü, Galip Onmaz, Ayhan Ataç, Eren Güdü, Bayram K., Kemal Bozdoğan, Furkan Çakır, Mahmut Bulut, Vehip Yekin, Özgen Gül, Basri Akkuş, Ayhan Köle, Ali Altıparmak, Mesut Tamimi, Şenol Yılmaz, Hüseyin Karagül, Süleyman Ender, Ahmet Topçu, Şükrü Parlak, Saffet Toğlu, Osman Özdemir, Yasin Çelikkafa, Mustafa Yıldırım, Hayati Karaaslan, Deniz Mağaralı, Öznur Aman, Muvaffak Aras, Mehmet Arasan, Hüseyin Küçük, Mehmet Toprak, Beytullah Yağcı, Hüseyin Yurdakul, İsmail Ateşçi, Mahsum İzgi, İskender Sapmaz, Emrah Ölmez, Muhammed Selman, Savaş Çevrim, Maşallah Daş, Orhan Bingöl, Ahmud El Hamdo, Ahmet Kaya, Sinan Toksöz, Cumali Yıldız, Fahri Türkmen, Selahattin Çoban, Musa Türkel, Musa Düşkün, Mustafa T., Yahya Akbuğa, İmdat Şenyurt, Mehmet Fehim Kaplan, Serdar Pala, Fethi Körpe, Abdullah Y., İsa Demir, Cemil Özdemir, Özgür Kaya, Sefa Aşık, Yasin Tanboğa, Şahin Elitaş, Eşref Yıldız, İsmet Filizler, M.K., C.T., Mehmet Yalçın, Gültekin Ulus, Raci Kırandı, Süleyman Topal, Osman Büyük, Nevzat Uysal, Yalçın Dörtbudak, Zafer Çelik, Yaşar Özgan, Emrullah Balçık, Kemal Erkenci, Sabri Aygan, Yılmaz Güneş, Ersan Özkan, Erkan Kayatekin, Alperen Atabay, Mahir Çelik, Hüseyin Gümüş, Mehmet Ali Koluman, Z.Y., Mürsel Çavuldak, Mesut Kulabaş, Akif Gül, Faruk Yüksel, Fikret Acar, Adnan Ercan, Muhammed İslam, Tosif ., Asad ., Tolunay Cayıt, Ali Rıza Gürbüz, Akay Yenilmez, İslam Kocakoç, Erdal Özcan ve ismi öğrenilemeyen bir işçi. (TP)
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