A lack of occupational health and safety standards, training or personal protection equipment provided.
• Limited or no access to treatment, emergency services and compensation when a worker is injured or killed on the job.
• Less than minimum wages.
• Use of child labor.
• Extensive working hours with no right to overtime, sick or annual leave.
• Lack of job security: no work no pay.
• No right to join or form a trade union
In the majority of the shipyards, workers are being deprived of their rights. They work under risky conditions but have no access to safety equipment, job security or a living wage.