In early November 2021, two workers from Cengiz were killed and one was injured when a crane into the River Bosna at a construction site for a highway that is to run through Bosnia and Herzegovina. Their deaths raised the question of how both Turkish and domestic workers are treated, as well as the workplace safety standards of the Turkish construction company. Our analysis shows that despite dissatisfaction among the public and workers and verdicts highlighting poor workplace safety, Cengiz has hardly suffered any consequences and continues to be awarded valuable contracts. Cengiz rejects the allegations against it.
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