European Week for Safety and Health at Work 24 – 28 October 2016

The campaign theme of the European Week for 2016 and 2017 organized by EU-OSHA, is HEALTHY WORKPLACES FOR ALL AGES, which goal is raising awareness for importance and significance of sustainable working life.

As part of the celebration of the European OSH Week were organized two promotional in-house events in the following companies:
25.10.2016 Company Technical Gases Skopje – total participants: 15
26.10.2016 Company Okitex Skopje – total participants: 108
Hundreds of workers, representatives of management, as well as union representatives had the opportunity both to share best practice and generate ideas for joint realization of the objective of this campaign.

From 26 to 28.10. 2016,  the State Labour Inspectorate, Macedonia, was a host of symposium on “Status of health and safety at work through the inspection oversight – regional cooperation” with venue in Ohrid, Macedonia.

This event was organized with support of the Macedonian Occupational Safety and health Association and Association for safety at work “April 28”.

Objective of symposium:

Identification of needs, shortcomings and problems of the modern approach of inspection, the role of modern inspection in providing healthy and safety working conditions, establishing cooperation and creating regional partnership between the offices of the State Labour Inspectorate in Balkan region.

The symposium was attended by representatives of regional offices from Pristina, Podgorica, Tirana, Athens and Sarajevo as previous project manager of the regional project “Increasing capacities and strengthening of the role of the regional CSOs for improvement of the labor conditions and dialogue with Public Insitutions” – Mr.Milan Petkovski and project officer  Mrs. Slavica Jankova.

On 28.10.2016, was marked European Week for safety and health in Kosovo, in organization by KOSHA and the company “Sharrcem”. Representatives from the company presented the way of regulation on safety and health at work, by demonstrating the entire workflow.

In both events, Mr.Milan Petkovski and project officer  Mrs. Slavica Jankova presented the planned activities for the next period within the project. The goal, the idea of ​​the project was supported by each participant.

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