“We cut ships, we dismantle ships, we break ships…huge ships. Do you want to see my strength?” says Jahir, a ship breaking labour shows off his muscles. Workers are not aware of hazards to which they are exposed. The overwhelming majority of workers wear no protective gear and many of them work barefoot. There is hardly any testing system for the use of cranes, lifting machinery or a motorized pulley. The yards re-use ropes and chains recovered from the broken ships without testing and examining their strength. There is no marking system of loading capacity of the chains of cranes and other lifting machineries. (image by adnan)
“We cut ships, we dismantle ships, we break ships…huge ships. Do you want to see my strength?” says Jahir, a ship breaking labour shows off his muscles. Workers are not aware of hazards to which they are exposed. The overwhelming majority of workers wear no protective gear and many of them work barefoot. There is hardly any testing system for the use of cranes, lifting machinery or a motorized pulley. The yards re-use ropes and chains recovered from the broken ships without testing and examining their strength. There is no marking system of loading capacity of the chains of cranes and other lifting machineries.
©adnan
lightstalkers.org/adnan | View all images in this gallery | Play slideshow | Feed-icon-10x10-dim Subscribe via RSS
Icon-previous Icon-next