2020 Yearender on Deaths Continue …

Published by rudy Date posted on April 26, 2022

2020 Yearender

Sixty workers were killed, six injured or ill, in twelve* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-December 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show.

One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one June quarantine incident, one July incident in sand quarrying, one October mining mudslide, one October post-installing electrocution accident, one construction accident.

The lockdowns, plant closures, suspension of operations contributed to the ‘low’ level of incidents and deaths.

No media reports of any medical frontliner deaths have been reported since August 29. [This was the last media report. – Thirty-nine medical frontliners — 26 doctors, 6 nurses, 4 admin and 3 other staff staff — died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. Two additional frontliners (one nurse, one doctor) died in August.]
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Fifty-five workers were killed, four injured or ill, in nine* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-August 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show.

One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one June quarantine incident, one July incident in sand quarrying.

Thirty-nine medical frontliners — 26 doctors, 6 nurses, 4 admin and 3 other staff staff — died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. Two additional frontliners (one nurse, one doctor) died in August.
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