International Construction Firm Under Fire in Tanzania (Video)

By Khalifa Said

Dar es Salaam — The Occupational Safety and Health Authority (Osha) is investigating a foreign construction firm for laxity that caused serious injuries to one of its workers at a Terminal 3 building site at Julius Nyerere International Airport.

BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group, one of Europe's largest contracting companies, and which is constructing Terminal 3, is accused of failing to adhere to safety regulations and causing an accident.

On September 7, a truck driver was seriously injured after he suffered an electric shock at the Terminal 3 construction site. Sources say workers have been complained to BAM management in vain about a live, lose electric cables at the site.