The Ministry of Labor and Social Security accelerated preparations for the 2019-2023 Occupational Health and Safety Action Plan, which will include new policies on occupational health and safety.
28. The National Occupational Health and Safety Council convened in Ankara last week to assess what has been done in the last six months in occupational health and safety and to identify new steps to be taken.
At the meeting where the relevant public institutions and NGOs participated in a wide participation, opinions were exchanged to determine the policies of the next four years in the field of occupational health and safety.
The action plan, which aims to create a safe working environment in hazardous and very dangerous sectors such as mining, construction, agriculture and energy, will also include arrangements for the control of personal protective equipment, occupational diseases and employment for persons with disabilities.
THE VIEWS OF SOCIAL PARTIES WILL BE TAKEN
Orhan Koç, General Director of Occupational Health and Safety at the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, told AA correspondent that the National Occupational Health and Safety Council, which meets twice a year, is of great importance for monitoring the decisions taken in the field of occupational health and safety.
Koç stated that they will share the decisions taken in the 28th National Occupational Health and Safety Council with the public in the coming days and said, belir We are very much concerned about working together with all our stakeholders on occupational health and safety and undertaking undertakings. used expressions.
Koç stated that the new action plan in the field of occupational health and safety will take into account the views of the social partners and that the action plan will be based on prevention of occupational accidents and occupational diseases.
Source: Habertürk Newspaper