Injuries from falls by construction workers have reached record highs, despite pressure on Qatar to improve safety ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Qatar has registered a record number of injuries from falls by construction site workers despite pressure on the Gulf nation to improve safety as it pushes ahead with a 150 US billion dollar construction programme ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
“They are reckoning that more than 1,000 workers were injured in falls last year; that’s very serious,” says Fiona Murie, Occupational Safety and Health Director of the Building and Wood Workers’ International (...)