PRESS OF UZBEKISTAN
August 31, 2016
EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION AND INDUSTRIAL LABOR SAFETY
A seminar titled \"Employment Protection and Industrial labor safety” held in Samarkand.
The event, organized in the framework of the Federation of Trade Unions’ Program of Action to Improve Working Conditions and Safety in Uzbekistan for 2015-2016, was attended by chairmen of the councils of Trade Unions, the leaders of primary trade union organizations, professionals of labour protection.
Deputy chairman of the Council of the Federation of Trade Unions B.Mahmadaliev and others noted that under the leadership of the President of our country was established a solid legal framework, regulating relations in the field of labour protection between trade unions and employers The importance of social partnership to ensure the implementation of these documents is grown.
It was noted that in the collective agreements, concluded between employers and trade unions, provided conduction of a 580 thousand labor protection measures, to date, were held 348,000. At the enterprises is explored the state of labour protection, employers made more than a thousand representations about elimination of shortcomings. During the intervention of trade unions were rectified the shortcomings, associated with working conditions.
At the seminar were also discussed issues on the medical examination of workers, prevention of occupational diseases and the basis for determining the disability group for victims at work.
An exhibition dedicated to the issues on industrial labor safety, the creation of decent working conditions, using of special work clothes and personal protective equipment.
During the event, participants got acquiented with the best practices of organization labor protection in the “Samarkand automobile factory” LLC.
(Source: «Business partner.uz» newspaper)