More than 140 people received disability status due to industrial trauma in 3 months 2014

Date: 06:35, 21-04-2014.

Astana. April 21. KazTAG - 141 people received disability status due to industrial trauma in 3 months 2014, said Tamara Duisenova, Minister of Labour and Social Protection.

"Industrial traumatism caused disability to 141 people. Measures are taken to prevent professional diseases and reduce professional traumatism. Unfortunately, more than 300 000 people including 74 000 women are working in hazardous labor conditions," she said.

Attestation of industrial objects for evaluation of work conditions has been strengthened.

According to the Minister, a new list of industrial types and professions of employees has been ratified, working in hazardous  labor conditions.

"We transferred to obligatory professional insurance of people working in hazardous conditions," she added.

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