Workplace poisoning killing millions of Asians each year, says new report

April 30, 2012 in Latest News

Illnesses contracted in factories in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand ‘ignored and unreported’

Millions of Asian people are contracting fatal diseases at work but their suffering is ignored, unreported and uncompensated, according to a newreport by a labour rights group.

Asia Monitor Resource Centre (AMRC) says poisoning in unhealthy workplaces is creating untold numbers of “invisible victims of development”.

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