Accoridng to official information, 187 persons lost their life due to lack of work safety in past 5 years. The main cause of injuries include inadequate use of protective equipment and improperly provided working conditions. 155 criminal and 32 misdemeanor charges were filed against the responsible persons.
Possible causes of injuries include employees inability to adequately use equipment for personal protection at work, deviation from established working processes, improper coordination and handling of work equipment, inadequate training for persons in charge of safety at work or incomplete implementation of security measures at workplace.
Although a common cause of work-related injuries may also be a consequence of an accident, practice shows that irresponsible approach of employer is one of the most important factors contributing to the risk of injury.