We need more than miracles to protect construction workers. Hopefully, the labor dispute that was declared by the Histadrut (the largest labor union in Israel) is not an idle threat, but will in fact lead to a significant strike and the shutdown of the construction industry. Without exerting significant pressure on the industry, nothing will change.

Read Lee Yaron and Yaniv Kubovitch’s full Haaretz article in Hebrew, “Crane Operator Seriously Injured During Crane Crash in Bat Yam Construction Site”