OF 164 PEOPLE IN JUNE

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deadliest sector in June, with 49 deaths, followed by constructi­on at 36 and transport at 21. Traffic accidents remained the main cause of worker deaths taking the lives of 42 people. At least 906 workers lost their lives in the first six months of 2017.

15 deaths in July

The report also said that the 5 percent rise in the first quarter of 2017 came due to increased work accidents, bans on strikes and trade union repression. The high death toll appears to continue. At least 15 workers died due to high temperatur­es across

Turkey in July, including seven constructi­on workers, prompting calls to prohibit work in extreme temperatur­es.

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