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All over the country, more than 1,500,000 employees work for the national electricity company. Over the last year, more than 80 members of line staff have died as a result of electrocution and many more have become permanently disabled.
The union is applying the following measures:
PSI General Secretary Peter Waldorff has sent a message of solidarity to the union for Safety Day. "We wish you good luck with the promotion of Safer preventive culture", he says, "Your commitment to save lives and to reduce risks is an excellent example of the important role of trade unions".