Workshop on advanced technology solutions to manage labor safety in construction works

On December 6, the Institutes of Construction Engineering Technology (ICET), National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE) together with the State Department of Construction Inspection, Ministry of Construction (MOC) held the seminar on advanced technology solutions to manage labor safety in construction works.

Attending the seminar, there were - Director of State Department of Construction Inspection; Mr. To Lam - Deputy Director of State Department of Construction Inspection; Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pham Duy Hoa - Rector of NUCE; together with representatives of ministries, industries, Department of Construction, MOLISA, Associations, Research Institutes, universities, enterprises and domestic and international experts operating in the construction industry.

Overview of the seminar

The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) tasks have always been carefully managed by the Government aims to promote safety, life and health for employees, at the same time help businesses to develop sustainably and contribute to social security insurance. Detailedly, MOC promulgates annually instructions, documents about implementing OSH legislation, yet this industry is one among other sectors presenting the highest risk of labor accidents. This workshop sought comments about the issues from domestic and international experts, according to Assoc.Prof. Dr. Pham Minh Ha.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Pham Minh Ha delivered the opening speech

Addressing at the workshop, Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hoa P.D. highly appreciated the target of the workshop and delivered additionally the sense and importance of protecting labors’ life, properties of companies and nation. According to Hoa’s words, NUCE constantly collaborates with the State Department of Construction Inspection held several events related to the framework of the workshop to boost the OSH legislation implementation.

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hoa P.D. spoke at the seminar

The Seminar is one of the series activities under the 2019 OSH program and OSH laws propaganda, dissemination in construction works. It raised diverse comments from experts like Orientation for reviewing and compiling National Technical Regulations on construction safety; Launching of Building L.I.F.E (Living Injury Free Everyday) program; Safety management in the process of construction of traffic infrastructure works; Current situation of labor safety in construction in Korea; Application of information technology to labor safety management in construction activities; Supervision consultancy and management, ensuring labor safety on the construction site; Proposing to develop a framework training program on labor safety to meet the current needs of construction sector. A subprogram named “Instructions for OSH management in construction works" also was held at the seminar.

Delegates took commemorative photos

Pham Nhung - Department of Information and Communications