Training Workshop on ‘Improving and Fostering OSH Culture in Workplaces’


Venue : Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Turkey  

Within the framework of its Occupational Safety and Health Capacity Building Programme (OSH-CaB) and in line with the OIC Occupational Safety and Health Network (OIC-OSHNET) Work Plan 2021-2022, SESRIC, in collaboration with the Directorate General of Occupational Safety and Health (DGOSH) at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey, organized a Training Workshop on “Improving and Fostering OSH Culture in Workplaces” on 18-21 October 2021 through an online video conferencing platform.

The training workshop was provided by competent experts from the Directorate General of Occupational Safety and Health (DGOSH) of the Republic of Turkey and other prominent international experts in the field for the benefit of 42 experts and executives from the OSH Authorities and relevant national institutions of 18 OIC member countries.

The main objective of the training workshop was to bring together participants from Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Institutions of the OIC member countries to develop and enhance the technical knowledge and skills on improving and fostering OSH culture at workplaces. The training workshop also aimed to provide insights into the mechanisms and tools towards controlling occupational risks that occur within companies to better address the challenges faced in this field and maintain a safety culture in the work environment.

The OIC-OSHNET was launched in 2011 in order to establish closer cooperation among the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Institutions of the OIC member countries through sharing knowledge, experience and best practices. SESRIC assumes the role of the OIC Technical Coordinator of the OIC-OSHNET and carries out a specific capacity building programme on OSH namely, Occupational Safety and Health Capacity Building Programme (OSH-CaB) to support the efforts of the OIC member countries in improving workplace safety and health. For more details about the Network and its activities, please visit: https://oshnet.sesric.org/index.php

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