The following have been accepted for the 10th Third Country Training Program on OSH in Small and Medium Enterprises in Selected ASEAN and Asia-Pacific Countries on November 21 to December 9, 2005 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center, Philippines. Name Country1Mr. Rahman Mohammad Mustafizur, Inspector of Factories & Estts. (Medical), Dept. of Inspection for Factories & Estts, Ministry of Labour & EnploymentBangladesh2Mr. Tola Khann, Vice-Chief of Bureau, Dept. of Occupational Health, Ministry of Labour and Vocational TrainingCambodia3Mr. Zhang Yan Song, Asst. Director of Department of Health Surveilance, Institute of Occupational Safety Administration of Work SafetyChina4Mr. Agus Triyono, OSH Assessor, Center for Development of Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Manpower and TransmigrationIndonesia5Mr. Asmizal, Head of Section, Technical Supervision of Labor and Employment, Province of RiauIndonesia6Ms. Mieke Nuryani, OSH Supervisor, PT Pertamedika Medical CentreIndonesia7Mr. Outhsa Phethsesanavong, International Cooperation Division, Ministry of Labor and Social WelfareLao P.D.R.8Dr. Khin Maung Lwin, Managing Director, Fame Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd.Myanmar9Mr. Wijitha M.E. Ekanayake, Divisional Director of Health Services, Central Province Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government Sri Lanka10Mr. Chameel Nilantha Perera, Industrial Relations Advisor, The Employers' Federation of CeylonSri Lanka11Ms. Vijaya Ravindrakumar, Organizer/Programme Officer, National Workers CongressSri Lanka12Mr. Surasak Bunluesak, Government Officer, National Institute for the Improvement of Working Conditions and EnvironmentThailand13Ms. Chayakarn Kaewngarm, Gen. Administration Officer 7, TOT Public Co. Ltd.Thailand14Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Nguyet, Expert in Charge of Information and Training Activites - Div. of Info. & Propaganda, Bureau of Safe Work, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social AffairsVietnamPlease follow-up your official acceptance letter with your respective Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We will inform you of the details later. You may also get in touch with Ms. Tess Sison at (632) 9242414 or e-mail her at [email protected] or [email protected] SAFETY AND HEALTH IN VIETNAM
Vu Nhu Van
Bureau for Safe Work, MOLISA Vietnam
Country: The socialist republic of Vietnam
Acreage: 329,314.5 km2
Provinces and cities:64
Capital: Ha Noi
Population: 82.7 million people (by 2005)
Workforce: 43 million people, including 41 million in working age ( 94.3%)
Structure of workforce:
- 24.4% in urban areas
- 75.6% in rural areas
Labour structure by economic industries
+ Services: 25%
+ Industry: 18%
+ Agriculture including fisheries and forestry: 57%
POPULATION AND WORKFORCE
Legal documents related to OSH
(the Labour Code …)
Documents guiding implementation by enterprises
MINISTRY OF LABOUR, INVALIDS AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS
The Bureau for
Safe Work (BSW):
- National Centre
for OSH Training
- OSH Inspectors
Centres for Industry
CISR in DOLISAs
ALL AGENCIES, ORGANISATIONS for
PRODUCTION AND BUSINESS UNITS:
- ENTERPRISE OSH UNITS
National Council of OSH
was established in February 2005
- Reducing fatal accidents; annually by 5% the frequency of occupational accidents in fields and industries with high risk of occupational accidents (quarrying, construction, electricity);
- Reducing the number of newly infected victims of occupational diseases by 10% per year; sending over 80% of workers in workplaces with risk of occupational diseases to health centers for checks;
- Ensuring that all workers suffering from occupational accidents and diseases will be treated and provided with health care and rehabilitation services;
- Over 80% of workers in jobs with strict OSH requirements and OSH officers are trained in OSH;
- Ensuring 100% of fatal accidents and serious accidents are investigated and dealt with.
With 7 major Activities :
1. Improve the efficiency of State administration over occupational safety and health;
2. Improve working conditions, prevent occupational accidents focusing on some fields with high risk such as quarrying, electricity, construction, small and medium sized enterprises, agriculture and rural areas.
3. Prevent occupational diseases, take care of the health of workers and provide rehabilitation service.
4. Raise awareness and responsibility of administrative levels, organizations and individuals through building capacity of information, propagation and training.
5. OSH scientific and technological studies and application to improve working conditions and treat with working environmental pollution.
6. Ministries, industries, enterprises, production establishments improve working conditions, prevent occupational accidents and diseases towards commitment to good performance of OSH and promotion of safety culture
7. Reviews and supervisions to make assessment on the efficiency of the program by phases, by activities
Established in 1997, nearly 200 representatives from agencies, organisations, associations, enterprises have registered to be member of the network so far.
Government’s representatives: from labour sector, health sector and other relevant ministries, branches; organsations monitoring OSH and working environment;
Employer’s representatives: Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vietnam Cooperative Alliance, Corporations;
Employee’s representatives: VN General Confederation of Labour; Provical Confederations of Labour;
OSH institutes and laboratories and Univesities related to OSH.
Thank you for your attention!