Last month two more workers died after falling from a building at a construction site in Tbilisi. The recent accidents have once again underscored the critical need for creating a strong and efficient labor inspection regime. The deaths also prompted heated public debate over the subject.
In addition, the Human Rights Educating and Monitoring Center (EMC) published a study on the issue and continues to urge the government to take effective measures to tackle this problem. Along with other interesting facts, the report provides statistics reflecting the occupational accidents that have transpired in recent years.
The following are some of the statistics published by the EMC: