Published On: Fri, Feb 7th, 2014

More than two thousand working accidents in Yucatan in the past two years

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Enrique Castillo Ruz, State Secretary of Labor and Social Security said that in the last two years there have been 15 deaths in the state Yucatan related to working activities and more than two thousand labor accidents, according to a study conducted by the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).

This study shows that the biggest hazard ratio corresponds to workers in the construction industry.

Castillo Ruz, said that due to these high figures the safety culture in the workplace has increased in the State of Yucatan.

At the beginning of this administration, authorities were not paying enough attention to this issue, but now, things have changed and we are aware that it is a necessity. The secretariat is forming more safety committees. ”

It should be mentioned, that only in 2013, 130 safety committees were formed, most of them related to the construction industry.

Enrique Castillo Ruz

Enrique Castillo Ruz

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