SCOPE organized the 6th National Workshop on “Excellence in Occupational Safety & Health at Workplace” in collaboration with Ministry of Labour & Employment and International Labour Organization (ILO). Mrs. M. Sathiyavathy, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment while inaugurating the workshop complimented SCOPE for organizing Workshop on OS&H. She emphasized the need for creating a centralized body drawn from select PSEs to address the issues of safety and health of workers in major industrial clusters. It will also provide a centralized data on all aspects of labour. She also advised that PSEs as principle employer should take up issues of health and safety of contract labour.
Chairman, SCOPE Mr. Ved Prakash stressed on creating a safety culture in the organization(s) as new issues are emerging because of technological and social changes. Dr. U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE while agreeing to form a Steering Committee of select PSEs in SCOPE, said that SCOPE proposes to organize a Two Day International Conference on OSH with the support of ILO & Ministry of Labour & Employment and WHO where South Asian countries will participate. The programme was attended by a large number of OSH professionals in public sector enterprises.