National OHS Week 2014 will be held in Hue
14:05 | 27/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The National Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Week and Fire Prevention Steering Committee has selected Thua Thien-Hue Province to host the 16th event from March 16-22, 2014, themed Think and Act for the Target of No Labor Accidents, Occupational Diseases, Fires and Explosions in the Workplace.
CSR, a competitive advantage for businesses
15:49 | 20/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming an important requirement for increased global competitiveness and sustainable development of Vietnamese enterprises in the integration process.
Efficiency from vocational training programs
09:11 | 20/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - According to the 2013 industry promotion plan, the sources of funding to support vocational training, pass and improve professional skills for more than 45,000 rural workers totaled VND61.690 billion. The vocational training projects are connected with labor employment demand of rural industrial units and the rate of laborers finding jobs after training has hit more than 94 percent.
PICC improves working conditions
16:34 | 17/12/2013 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The new model of dialogue between employees and employers in factories, especially in garment factories have helped improve working conditions and the competitiveness of enterprises.
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.