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Globally, 152 million children, who should be in school, are working and almost half of those children, are engaged in hazardous work. For youth who are old enough to enter the labour force, the available data shows that they experience a 40 per cent greater incidence of injury on the job than their older counterparts.
ILO’s project Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED+) conducted a value chain assessment and found that the coir sector has high potential to create jobs for local people. Thereafter the project drew up strategy to unlock these opportunities through the promotion of private sector investments. During the assessment, the ILO identified STR products as an enterprise with great prospects. With support from the ILO’s LEED project, Sharmili was able to become compliant in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) standards at the workplace.
Bangladesh proudly celebrated its fourth National Day on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) on 28 April, 2019 with morning rallies and truck shows in various districts including Dhaka.
It is estimated that over 11,000 workers suffer fatal accidents and a further 24,500 die from work related diseases across all sectors each year in Bangladesh. It is also estimated that a further 8 million workers suffer injuries at work – many of which result in permanent disability.
We spoke to Hemant Sapra, president, Safety Appliances Manufacturers Association (SAMA) to understand SAMA’s focus areas in the year 2020, key safety products and solutions that are going to be in focus this year, new innovations expected in PPE products, new activities planned by SAMA to promote safety awareness this year and his advice and valuable feedback for OSH India Expo.
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