Unskilled workers’ OHS awareness needed
15:11 | 10/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The end of the year is the time for completion of construction and investment projects, so freelance and seasonal unskilled workers increase in number. This is also the time when the number of occupational accidents increases. Therefore, it is necessary to take measures to raise awareness about occupational safety and health (OSH) for these workers.
PVN implements simultaneous solutions to ensure OHS
08:01 | 05/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN) recently implemented a number of solutions to prevent accidents and ensure vocational safety through the simultaneous implementation of the safety management system, risk evaluation and urgent rescue operations.
Ensuring labor safety in high risk industries
15:55 | 02/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Construction, mineral exploitation, chemical and electricity are considered as high risk industries in terms of labor accidents and occupational diseases, and account for over 60 percent of total serious labor accident cases. To tackle this problem, Vietnam is actively coordinating with international organizations to carry out projects on ensuring labor safety in these industries.
Ben Cat District aims at comprehensive development
10:10 | 28/11/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - According to Nguyen Huu Chi, Ben Cat District is trying to make new achievements, especially in industrial sector, go forward in the process of industrialization and urbanization of Binh Duong Province, with a view to becoming a strong provincial economic spearhead and gradually improving local people’s lives.
Ministries, sectors step up OHS implementation
14:44 | 27/11/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Being aware of the prevention and reduction of occupational accidents and diseases as well as to ensure labor safety and health, a number of ministries and sectors across the country have recently taken active and recognizable measures.
ISSA/Mining accompanies Vietnam in OHS performance
11:02 | 20/11/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Since 2008, Vietnam has strengthened cooperation with the International Section of the International Social Security Association on Prevention in the Mining Industry (ISSA/Mining), and ISSA/Mining has been beside Vietnam in occupational health and safety (OHS) implementation.
Vietnam, RoK tighten security cooperation on labor
11:02 | 11/11/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA)’s Bureau for Safe Work in cooperation with The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and The Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA) recently organized a workshop in Hanoi on Capacity Building for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Training Centers in Vietnam.
Phuoc Son District making a breakthrough from advantages
16:06 | 08/11/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - In the past, Quang Nam Province’s Phuoc Son District was a place associated with illegal gold mining activities. Today, the leadership of the district and local people have strived to promote positive changes in Phuoc Son through the utilization of its potential and advantages.
Hanoi reduces labor accidents
14:00 | 25/10/2013 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.