The main objectives of this Program are to reduce the frequency of occupational accidents, especially fatal occupational accidents; increase the number of workers to be examined for occupational diseases; increase the number of workers to be provided training in occupational safety and health; increase the number of workers to be paid compensations and benefits in accordance with regulations of law.
Key solutions to perform this Program include: Improve the system of regulations and policies on occupational safety; enhance capabilities of inspection; increase participants in social insurance against occupational accidents and diseases, etc.
The Program shall be initiated nationwide, and apply to all industries and sectors, individuals performing state management of occupational safety and health tasks, employers and workers; industries, jobs or tasks at high risk of occupational accidents and diseases, small and medium-sized enterprises, cooperatives and craft villages shall be given priority.
This Decision takes effect from the date of its signing.
|Published||Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 554|