Recognising the importance of workplace safety, more and more businesses in Ho Chi Minh City have begun to invest in modern equipment and increased budgets for labour safety programmes.
A training programme on management of health for workers at workplaces is underway in the central city of Da Nang from May 5-7, attracting medical workers from preventive medical centres in 24 provinces and cities.
The action month for labour safety and hygiene, themed risk management at workplaces, was launched in the central province of Quang Nam on May 4.
The National Council on Labour Safety and Hygiene held a dialogue in the central province of Quang Nam on May 3, drawing more than 200 participants across the nation.
An action month for labour safety and hygiene this year will be held in May, with the launching ceremony to be organized in Quang Nam province on May 4.
Hanoi’s authorities will tighten control of construction activities in the city in a bid to reduce the number of work-related accidents.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA) of the Republic of Korea (RoK) signed an agreement on cooperation in occupational safety and health in Hanoi on October 4.
The Vietnam National Union of Building Workers launched an action month on labour safety and hygiene in Hanoi on May 18 with an aim to preventing and controlling risky factors at workplace to minimise occupational accidents and illness in construction.
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs launched the 2018 labour inspection campaign in Hanoi on April 27, with a focus place on the mining sector, which has recently witnessed many occupational accidents.
The National Council on Labour Safety and Hygiene held its 2018 dialogue in Hanoi on April 11 in response to World Day for Safety and Health at Work (April 28) and preparation for the national action month on labour safety and hygiene in May.
The capital city’s Hoan Kiem Lake is being dredged and cleaned from now to the end of the year, according to the Hanoi Sewerage and Drainage Company Ltd.
The second action month for labour safety and hygiene will take place from May 1-31, 2018, with Ho Chi Minh City hosting the launching ceremony and national-scale activities.
VOV.VN - The number of workplace deaths in Ho Chi Minh City has hit 68 so far this year and is outpacing last year’s numbers, said Mai Hoai Nhan of the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) takes occupational safety seriously as part of projects sourced from Japan’s official development assistance, stated Fujita Yasuo, Chief Representative of JICA Vietnam Office.
National and international experience in building policies and operating an occupational accident insurance fund for labourers in non-textured area was highlighted at a conference held in Hanoi on May 4.
More than 860 people were killed in work-related accidents last year in Vietnam, according to a report from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA)’s Labour Safety Department.
The Dak Nong Aluminum Company under the Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) and relevant authorities recently announced the Nhan Co bauxite project in Dak Wer and Nghia Thang communes, Dak R’Lap district, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha has signed an instruction to strengthen measures to ensure safety in educational establishments.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on labour sanitation and occupational disease prevention was signed on July 13 in Hanoi by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA).
Experiences in trade union activities to protect workers’ rights were discussed during a talk between the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Federation of Korean Trade Unions (FKTU) in Hanoi on June 22.