Date Company Accusation City / Area / Country Source Tags Media
12/10/2011Flextronics Ltd., Co.
(Supplier Of Apple)
Worker jumps to death from 16th floor of dormitory building.Zhuhai, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor Watch, 591hxDeaths, Suicides
01/02/2017House Technology Industries, Ltd.Fire breaks out at factory after mechanical accident; 5 reported deaths; 126 workers injured.General Trias, Cavite, PhilippinesRappler, CNN PhilippinesDeaths, Injuries & Diseases, Occupational Hazard
(Supplier Of Apple)
(Supplier Of Samsung)
(Supplier Of Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt)
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.Katanga, Democratic Republic of the CongoSky NewsChild Labor, Deaths, Excessive Work Hours, Injuries & Diseases, Non-Living Wage, Occupational Hazard
SamsungStarting 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.South KoreaRT, Chicago TribuneDeaths, Injuries & Diseases, Occupational Hazard
29/07/2011Flextronics Ltd., Co.
(Supplier Of Apple)
Female worker (18 years old) commits suicide at dormitory building by taking pesticide dichlorvos.Ghanzhou, Jiangxi, ChinaChina Labor Watch, News CNTVDeaths, Suicides
22/06/2016Dongguan Chenming Electronic Company Ltd
(Supplier Of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM))
(Supplier Of ASUS)
(Supplier Of Hewlett-Packard (HP))
(Supplier Of Acer)
(Supplier Of Intel Corporation)
(Supplier Of HTC)
(Supplier Of Fujitsu)
(Supplier Of Huawei)
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.  Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Excessive Work Hours
14/06/2012Foxconn Technology Group
(Supplier Of Apple)
Worker jumps to his death from his apartment building.Chengdu, Sichuan, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Suicides
23/04/2016Zhi Ya Undergarment
(Supplier Of Alibaba Group)
Child worker (14 years old) dies at home of overwork exhaustion, family claims; 11-12 hour daily shifts.    Foshan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor Watch, (2)Child Labor, Deaths, Excessive Work Hours
14/05/2011Xinghao Handbag factory
(Supplier Of Gucci)
(Supplier Of Coach)
(Supplier Of Diesel)
Female factory worker (44 years old) at luxury leather handbag assembly jumps from factory's 5th floor.Tangxiazhen, Dongguan, Guangdong, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Suicides
03/06/2011Xixing Electronics (Guangzhou) Co LtdWorker suddenly dies in his sleep. Family members allege his death is related to many hours of forced overtime.Luogang district, ChinaChina Labor WatchDeaths, Excessive Work Hours, Forced Overtime