Bahrain’s efforts to promote occupational safety highlighted

The Ministry of Labour and Social Development is stepping up efforts to ensure a safe environment for workers.


According to the ministry’s updated statistics, more than 37,000 inspection visists have been conducted to worksites over the past three years to check compliance with the regulations.


The Minister of Labour and Social Development Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humaidan stressed Bahrain’s strides in updating relevant national legislations training safety personnel.


“Advanced national legislation and laws have protected workers from all types of occupational accidents and diseases and contributed to promoting a safe and stable work environment, which is one of the requirements and pillars of recovery and economic growth”, he said.


He stressed the keenness of the Government, chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister to enhance safety and occupational health at worksites.


He made the statement marking the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28 April, which promotes the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally.


The World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022 focuses on enhancing social dialogue towards a culture of safety and health.


The minister urged employers to enhance worker protection in order to preserve and develop advance human resources in a safe and stable labor market, which will positively impact the efficiency of production.




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