The International Labour Organization (ILO) declared April 28 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The Ministry of Labor has launched a series of occupational safety and health activities. This year (2020), in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry held a live broadcast of the Seminar for Promoting Workplace Health and Strengthening the Health of Country's Labor Force on Facebook, where Political Deputy Minister, Lin Ming-Yu, made a special appearance to call on the enterprise to integrate epidemic preventive measures into occupational safety and health management systems.
In his opening remark, Deputy Minister Lin expressed his thanks to businesses and laborers for their hard work and continuous effort during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also called on businesses to participate actively in occupational safety and health activities, safeguard occupational safety and health, take disease preventive measures, and ensure the health and safety of businesses and laborers.
OSHA Director Tsou Tzu-Lien said The World Day for Safety and Health at Work aims to raise the public’s awareness of the occupational safety, prevent laborers from occupational injuries or diseases, and establish a culture of safety and health. Through holding the occupational safety and health activities, OSHA anticipates the activities will bring about the active participation of government agencies, private enterprises, schools, employers, labor unions, and relevant occupational safety and health professional entities. Apart from preventing the pandemic in workplaces, the annual goal and a list of focal points regarding occupational safety and health activities were also announced to create friendly working environments and enhance the safety and health performance in all industries.
- Publish Date：2020-05-13
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