migrant workers

Migrant worker dies while working at Qatar World Cup facility

A migrant worker has died while carrying out repairs at a World Cup facility in Qatar. Read More

QATAR 2022 – Migrant worker “abuses remain rife” ahead of World Cup

In its pre-tournament briefing on migrant workers' conditions, Amnesty International says "that abuses remain rife across the country" and is calling for FIFA and Qatar to go further in protecting workers from exploitation. Read More

National campaign launched to help tackle illegal working in construction

The national campaign ‘Spotlight on…illegal workers’ has been launched by the Considerate Constructors Scheme. The Scheme – which makes around Read More

Balfour Beatty and Interserve respond to Qatar abuse claims

Balfour Beatty and Interserve will investigate claims of labour abuses in the supply chain on sites operated by Qatari firms Read More

Amnesty accuses Qatar of abuse of migrant workers

Amnesty International has accused Qatar of abuse of migrant workers in a report detailing exploitation and abuse in over 90% of its workforce. Read More

Managing health and safety risks of migrant workers

Hyacinth Eze, Safety Management Consultancy Ltd., UK, explores the effective management of health and safety risks for migrant workers. Read More

Language barriers: protecting foreign workers

Five common health and safety translation fails For those working in multiple territories and with migrant workers, effective, non-English, health Read More

Addressing cultural diversity to boost health and safety

A greater focus on cultural diversity in the workplace can have a positive impact on occupational safety and health, according to a new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). Read More

Inadequately-trained worker trapped under overturned dumper truck

A migrant worker at an Essex horticultural nursery suffered serious leg injuries when the dumper truck he was driving overturned. Read More

Live electrical cable left unprotected in restaurant’s kitchen

An agency worker suffered an electric shock while working in the kitchen of a restaurant in Warwickshire. Read More

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