Death on the job

ILM Editorial - Martin Ricker
Published:  08 December, 2015
Martin Ricker

It is a sad fact that by early December ILM has reported on the deaths of fifteen tannery workers, covering four separate incidents which occurred mainly due to negligence. Historically, the tanning industry has had a poor record in this area and the relocation of manufacturing from developed to emerging countries, where worker health and safety is less stringent, has only served to make matters worse.

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