Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, 489 workers have suffered as a result of hostilities at Ukrainian enterprises, 147 of them have died.
According to Ukrinform, this is reported by Social Insurance Fund.
“Since the beginning of the war, as a result of hostilities at Ukrainian enterprises, 235 cases of injury and / or death of workers have been recorded, most of which are group ones. During the performance of labor duties due to the armed aggression of Russia, 489 workers were injured (+8 in the last week), 147 of them died, ”the report says.
Most of the victims were registered in Kyiv – 84 people, 28 of whom died; in the Nikolaev region – 65 and 26, respectively, Dnipropetrovsk region – 49 and 11, in the Donetsk region – 48 and 10.
In the Kharkiv region, 39 people suffered from the war at work, 8 died, in Vinnitsa – 30 and 9, respectively, Zaporozhye – 29 and 3, Chernihiv – 28 and 8, Kyiv – 24 and 11, Sumy region – 22 injured, of which 8 died .
“For each case of injury or death of Ukrainian workers as a result of the Russian invasion, investigation work is organized,” the fund noted.
All victims are provided with insurance payments and medical and social services by the Social Insurance Fund.
As noted, victims with sustained disability throughout their lives or until full recovery of health, in addition to lump-sum benefits, are also provided with monthly insurance payments that fully compensate them for lost earnings in accordance with the degree of disability.
Also, one-time cash benefits and monthly insurance payments are due to family members of deceased workers.
“The information on the number of victims does not include military personnel, policemen, ordinary and commanding staff of the internal affairs bodies, bodies and divisions of civil protection of the State Emergency Service and others,” the fund added.
As Ukrinform reported, since the beginning of the war, the Social Insurance Fund has paid almost UAH 6 billion in sick leave and maternity benefits. More than a million working Ukrainians received material support from the FSSU during the war.