Worker jumps to death from 16th floor of dormitory building.
Incident Tag: Deaths
Officials: Cavite factory fire put out, all workers accounted for | 5th HTI fire victim dies in hospital
Fire breaks out at factory after mechanical accident; 5 reported deaths; 126 workers injured.
Meet Dorsen, 8, who mines cobalt to make your smartphone work
Investigation has found wretched working conditions in unregulated artisanal mines where cobalt is extracted for smartphones: abundant child labor; as young as four years old working; 12-hour daily shifts; workers earning as little as 8p a day; desperately dangerous conditions; exposure to cobalt and dust fumes; mine tunnels are dug by hand by miners who have no protective equipment; recent death reported due to mine collapse.
S. Korean court says Samsung worker’s ovarian cancer caused by exposure to chip chemicals | Court: Chemicals caused Samsung chip worker’s ovarian cancer
Starting from 1993, a 6-year exposure to carcinogens (formaldehyde and phenol) caused ovarian cancer to young female worker at chip factory, resulting to her death in 2012 – Seoul Administrative Court says.
Beyond Foxconn : Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain (Flextronics suicide2)
Female worker (18 years old) commits suicide at dormitory building by taking pesticide dichlorvos.
The Chaos in Global Supply Chain Exacerbates Terrible Working Conditions in China (death)
Worker died of heart attack which came from excessive overtime, fellow worker claims; workers had to work over a month without even a day off; they may be required to work overtime all night.
Beyond Foxconn : Deplorable Working Conditions Characterize Apple’s Entire Supply Chain (Foxconn suicide)
Worker jumps to his death from his apartment building.
Working 10 hours every day, a 14 year old child worker from Foshan dies from exhaustion | SGS and Alibaba Both Ought to be Held Responsible for the Death of a Child Laborer
Child worker (14 years old) dies at home of overwork exhaustion, family claims; 11-12 hour daily shifts.
Female Factory Worker’s Desperate Life Leads to Suicide in Dongguan Factory
Female factory worker (44 years old) at luxury leather handbag assembly jumps from factory’s 5th floor.
Employee from Xixing Electronics Co. suddenly died in sleep because of overtime working
Worker suddenly dies in his sleep. Family members allege his death is related to many hours of forced overtime.