HCM City plans to launch action month on occupational safety and health in May. — VNS Photo Ngọc DiệpViet Nam News HCM CITY — HCM City plans to launch an action-month for occupational safety and health in May as part of the city’s effort to raise public awareness about the issues. Speaking at a meeting held in the city on April 5, Nguyễn Quốc Việt, a representative of the city’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, said an opening ceremony would be held on May 6 with an exhibition displaying 80 photos on Nguyễn Huệ Pedestrian Street in District 1 from May 6-15. The department plans to create 10 videos on occupational safety, health and will strengthen labour safety and hygiene training at local businesses. Enterprises have been asked to reduce workplace pollution and the incidence of occupational diseases. They have also been asked to undertake inspections of explosion-prevention methods … [Read more...] about HCM City names May as occupational safety and health month
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An agreement on corporate social responsibility has been clinched between the embassy and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA). With the aim to improving labour conditions in Vietnamese enterprises and create decent jobs, this is one of the biggest Danish supports to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Vietnam, according to an embassy release. The funding amount will be approximately $10 million for the 2011-2013 period. “We would like to see companies focusing even more on CSR. Worldwide, CSR is increasingly considered a comparative advantage for many companies, especially in retaining workers,” Nielsen said. He said many Danish companies believed that if working environments for employees were improved and workers’ rights were considered, the likelihood of increasing productivity and performance was high. “Therefore, improving the working conditions for employees, promoting gender equality and creating friendlier environment … [Read more...] about The Embassy of Denmark to Vietnam has supported Vietnam in occupational safety and health.
Viet Nam News -Đà Nẵng - Việt Nam has set operational safety and health in the workplace as a top priority, creating more effective solutions and budgets for safe conditions in the workplace over past decade since the country signed an ASEAN - Occupational Safety Health Net (OSHNET) agreement in 1999. Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Doãn Mậu Diệp, spoke at the opening ceremony of the 17th ASEAN - Occupational Safety Health Net, or ASEAN-OSHNET, Coordinating Board Meeting in Đà Nẵng yesterday. He said Việt Nam approved the law on operational safety and health as a strong commitment to promote a culture of labour safety among employers and employees as well as to prevent accidents in the workplace. "The Government has continuously carried out National Labour Protection, Occupational Safety and Health Programmes over past decade as an action plan to raise awareness on labour safety," Diệp said. He said the government also decided to … [Read more...] about Deputies map out action plan on safety and health in the workplace
(VOVworld)-The ILO launches a project to ensure occupational Safety and Health in hazardous work in Vietnam” and organizing a National Workshop on “Strengthening OSH in hazardous industries in Vietnam” on Tuesday. Funded by the Japanese Government, the project aims to promote occupational safety and health in Vietnam through the effective implementation of national policy framework in hazardous industries and encouraging vulnerable people to ensure sustainable occupational safety and health practices. It will accelerate cooperation among ASEAN countries and promote the One-UN Policy in Vietnam and inter-ministry, inter-agency partnership. The project aims to reach out to OSH practitioners, workers, employers and informal sector and agricultural area in three regions covering five provinces in Viet Nam. … [Read more...] about ILO/Vietnam launch project on Occupational Safety and Health in hazardous work
Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Vietnam The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) launched the project on “Occupational Safety and Health in hazardous work in Vietnam” (RAS/12/50M/JPN) and organised a National Workshop on “Strengthening OSH in hazardous industries in Vietnam” on 12th June, 2012 at Melia Hotel, Hanoi. Funded by the Japanese Government, the project which is a part of ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Cooperation Programme and a component of a regional project on “Occupational safety and health in hazardous work in Southeast Asia” aims to promote occupational safety and health in Vietnam through the effective implementation of policy framework in hazardous industries and encouraging vulnerable people to ensure sustainable occupational safety and health practices. The project will also accelerate cooperation among ASEAN countries on OSH related issues and promote … [Read more...] about Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Vietnam