In a statement issued on Monday, four months after the tragic death of Miriam Pace on the 2nd March 2020, the Kamra tal-Periti explained that one year has gone by since the issuance of the letter, yet none of the commitments mentioned have been implemented.
The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry stated that the country cannot accept fatalities as collateral damage of a successful construction industry.
A person has tragically lost their life while another person was seriously injured after a construction site partially collapsed in Bormla on Thursday morning.
The Occupational Health and Safety Authority's failure to keep records on near misses and to receive notifications on smaller construction projects appear to hinder its efforts to reduce accidents and injuries in the construction industry, according to the National Audit Office.
Excavation and demolition work will not be allowed between 1 July and 30 September in tourist areas.
Angry construction workers speak out after going unpaid for months
A group of around 80 construction workers have not been paid for some four months prompting them to strike, as they demanded their wage.
The compilation of evidence against four individuals who have been accused of Pace's death through negligence and involuntarily damaging third-party property, started on Thursday morning.
Instead of taking stock of the new situation, during the pandemic, the construction industry continued with business as usual, FAA said, noting that excavations continued causing great distress to people who are stuck at home during the pandemic.
The police will take action over illegally dumped construction waste at Mtaħleb. Newsbook.com.mt has recently published footage showing a truck belonging to a leading developer and contractor dumping construction waste in one of Malta's most pristine areas on 13 April.