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14 Sep 2020

Ismall Sebugwaawo, Khaleej Times (UAE)

UAE: Family of construction worker killed in worksite accident receive Dh400k in compensation

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"Dh400,000 compensation in UAE for family of man killed at work," 14 Sep 2020

A compensation amount of Dh400,000 has been awarded to the family of a construction worker, who died in a worksite accident due to the negligence of his supervisor and the site engineer...

the Asian man was killed in a worksite accident. Investigations confirmed that the accident resulted from the negligence of the supervisor and the site engineer who didn't ensure safety requirements were in place at the worksite...

The company and its workers challenged the ruling to Abu Dhabi's top court which has rejected their appeal and maintained earlier verdicts.