Joy of trained farmers
14:01 | 24/10/2013 Vocational Training
(VEN) - Farmers at vocational training classes in Phu Nam An Commune (Chuong My District, Hanoi) no matter their age still have a passion for their products and joyfully shared what they have learnt with one another. Their happy faces and smiles reflect a hope about a better life and future.
Hanoi reduces labor accidents
15:51 | 22/10/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - To ensure Occupational Health and Safety (OSH) operation in Hanoi in 2014, the municipal People's Committee has set targets to reduce five percent of annual labor accidents and ensure that 80 percent of laborers will be trained in OSH.
Building labor safety culture to attract manpower
08:01 | 21/10/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Apart from salary and bonuses, workers are also interested in ensuring labor safety. Fully aware of that legitimate demand, many enterprises across the country recently paid more attention to creating more secure working environment to attract more talents and manpower.
Foundation to develop high quality vocational colleges
16:17 | 18/10/2013 Vocational Training
(VEN) - The High-quality Vocational College Development Investment Project funded by Official Development Assistance (ODA) sources through the French Development Agency has officially started, laying the foundation for the target of 40 high quality vocational colleges out of 230 vocational colleges nationwide by 2020.
Vietnam makes OHS efforts
16:03 | 16/10/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - It is expected that by 2015, the Law on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) will be adopted. But right now, Vietnam has been working hard to ensure OHS performance and reduce occupational accidents.
Vinacomin improves OHS management
10:55 | 10/10/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Vietnam National Coal, Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) currently operates 200 long wall mines, employing more than 3,000 miners and a coal output of about 20 million tonnes per year. Therefore, Vinacomin’s occupational health and safety (OHS) management is facing major difficulties.
Explosives regulations have short fuse for violators
08:15 | 27/09/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In industrial production, especially mineral exploitation, sometimes you have to blow things up. The sector’s use of dangerous industrial explosives stresses that labor and production safety should always be kept under close control. Strict regulations in terms of production equipment, facilities and workers that directly use industrial explosive materials must be observed to avoid tragic work accidents.
Boosting int’l cooperation in labor safety
08:15 | 25/09/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Compared with other countries in the region, Vietnam still has a lot of work to do toward ensuring occupational safety and health. Work accidents and occupational injuries are still a major threat to workers’ lives and health. Therefore, boosting international cooperation in this field is very important, to help Vietnam improve occupational safety and health policies during a time of fast expanding heavy industry.