The action month for workplace safety and hygiene and worker’s month 2020 were launched at a ceremony held by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi on May 8.
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.
About 600 small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be supported to apply an occupational health and hygiene management system as part of a programme on vocational education, employment and workplace safety.
A labour inspection campaign to promote compliance in the construction sector will take place from March to October this year, the labour, invalids and social affairs ministry (MOLISA) said recently.
Over 4,500 workers from garment and textile factories in Binh Duong and surrounding provinces participated in a run in support of workplace safety and health on May 17 in southern Binh Duong province.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) has launched a national program on workplace hygiene and safety for the 2011-2015 period.