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Conditions for garment workers getting worse in Cambodia: ILO

Conditions for garment workers getting worse in Cambodia: ILO

Updated 19 July 2013, 15:26 AEST

Conditions for garment factory workers in Cambodia are declining according to the latest report from the International labour Organisation, the ILO.

Inspections of 158 factories reveal that areas that could be improved are child labour, fire safety and workers' health.

The Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, which killed one thousand workers, trained the spotlight on worker safety.

The deaths of two factory workers in Cambodia in May has raised the pressure to improve the record.

The garment industry provides 650-thousand jobs in Cambodia but safety needs to be improved.

Presenter: Sen Lam

Speaker: Jill Tucker, chief technical advisor, Better Factories Cambodia programme, ILO - International Labour Organisation

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