Myanmar hosts 23rd ASEAN-Occupational Safety and Health Network Coordinating Board Meeting virtually

The 23rd ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) Coordinating Board Meeting was hosted by Myanmar in virtual yesterday morning under the COVID-19 prevention guidelines.
In his opening address, Union Minister for Labour Dr Pwint San said that Myanmar has enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Law and is working to promulgate the necessary regulations in order to improve the occupational safety and health measures for workers in various workplaces. The Union minister also said that Myanmar will cooperate with member nations to achieve the goals of the ASEAN Workplace Safety and Health Network.
The Union minister emphasized that, although there are difficulties and challenges, Myanmar will continue working, together with member nations and international partnership organizations, towards achieving success.
The director general of the Factories and General Labour Laws Inspection Department served as a chairperson at the meeting and attendees discussed the issues related to occupational safety and health, and the Director General gave the closing remarks. The 23rd ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) Coordinating Board Meeting and related events will be held until 30 September.
Union Minister of Labour Dr Pwint San, Deputy Minister U Win Shein, the secretary-general of the ASEAN, representatives from the International Association of Labour Inspection, Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan, Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency and ASEAN member states and also officials from the international organizations attended the meeting. — MNA

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