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*We added to our database to our public website in order to share the information we collect with the general public. Accidents reported during 2017 and 2018 will be updated on an ongoing basis. If you have any additional information, corrections or questions – please contact us through our website, or through Kav LaOved’s Nirtamim-Building Alliances for Construction Workers’ Safety Facebook page (in Hebrew).
The number of casualties resulting from work accidents in the construction industry is outrageous and attests to a complete disregard for workers’ lives. Despite attainable and proven prevention methods, the Israeli government persists in its current approach of non-enforcement of safety standards and indifference towards human life.
Kav LaOved’s “Nirtamim-Building Alliances for Construction Workers’ Safety” project, urgently calls on the Ministry of Labor to take steps to immediately improve the safety of workers.
A comprehensive and effective solution to the crisis of construction work accidents can only be brought about through the enlistment of several governmental bodies towards this goal. This would entail a range of bold decisions for change – including but not limited to: legislative and regulatory reform as well as the allocation of adequate manpower and financial resources to in order to both formulate and enforce appropriate safety procedures.