Strengthening the leadership of trade unions at all levels for OSH operations
One of the key tasks in the aforementioned plan is that trade unions at all levels will focus on implementing key tasks and solutions, in which emphasizing the mission of strengthening the leadership and direction of the Executive Committee, the Presidium, Standing Committee of Trade Unions at all levels for OSH operations. At the same time, focus on solutions to incorporate this task into the annual and term agenda, assigning specific tasks and clearly defining targets to reduce occupational accidents and diseases.
The plan proposes prioritizing the deployment of experienced cadres trained in OSH or specialized in technology, especially in the fields and enterprises at high risk of occupational accidents and diseases, areas having many businesses and industrial zones, and a large number of workers.
There is also the task of improving the image and further enhancing the effectiveness of information and propaganda provision. In particular, focusing on visual propaganda which is specific and close to the actual work of workers is proposed, along with the introduction and replication of good models of OSH; guiding and disseminating operational models and experience to grassroots trade unions in order to enable laborers to self-detect OSH hazards and incidents at workplaces; proposing suitable solutions and proposals.
Promoting OSH researches and proposing the completion of OSH legal documents
The plan also emphasizes the research task team; proposes the completion of OSH legal documents, standards and technical regulations, guiding documents; especially the proposal to continue to improve the Law on OSH to overcome difficulties and problems in the current regulations; to supplement new regulations to adjust new arising problems in the work of OSH.
“To research and propose to the Government the supplement of the list of arduous, hazardous and dangerous occupations and extremely arduous and dangerous occupations; to study and propose to the Government the supplement of the list of occupational diseases enjoying social insurance ”- The plan outlines and sets out the task force on revision and issuance of guidelines and instructions for trade unions at all levels in implementing OSH, participating in improving working conditions and environment, reducing occupational accidents and diseases in a specific and realistic manner, especially with grassroots trade unions.
The VGCL presides over and coordinates with the Vietnam National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health to organize training and enhancing capacity for trade union officials working in OSH field at provincial level, trade union of central industries, trade union of corporation under VGCL, trade unions of industrial zones, export processing zones, economic zones, district trade unions having a large number of enterprises and workers, trade union of corporations in areas with high risk of occupational accidents and diseases. Also, to study, guide and disseminate within the trade union system about organizational models and experiences for employees to self-detect OSH hazards and incidents at workplace, and make recommendations, propose solutions to ensure occupational safety and sanitation.
In particular, the Plan determines that participation in improving working conditions and environment, minimizing occupational accidents and diseases needs to be implemented extensively at 4 levels of trade unions.