NS BlueScope Vietnam Initiates Labor Hygiene Safety Awareness and Management Sharing Program in Enterprises

11:18:06 AM | 11/15/2018

On November 14, in Ba Ria - Vung Tau, NS BlueScope Vietnam, in collaboration with Ba Ria - Vung Tau Industrial Zone Authority (BIZA) announced the initiation of labor hygiene safety awareness and management sharing program in enterprises targeted at improving local enterprises’ awareness on labor hygiene safety for the sake of a non-occupational-incident workplace.

The planned program is designed to incorporate a series of workshops centering on vital issues during the course of labor hygiene safety management in enterprises: A specialized workshop on “the role of enterprise managers in labor hygiene safety and fire prevention” to further discuss how to establish corporate safety culture, efficient model for safety management, identifying and controlling potential safety risks, safety checking and testing, multi-asset risk system (MARS); A field trip to Phu My I factory in Ba Ria - Vung Tau specific for corporate managerial levels to learn from NS BlueScope Vietnam’s labor safety model; And workshops in combination with factory tours focusing on sharing risk management knowledge for highly-risky occupations such as those supposed to access energy sources, labor safety for tasks carried out above the ground, fire and explosion prevention for staff directly involved.

Mr. Vo Minh Nhut, Country President, NS BlueScope Vietnam said: “Backed by our Group’s history and practices of safety management across globally large-scaled factories, we put a particular focus on executing labor hygiene safety procedure in every course of production and assembly. We regularly organize labor safety training courses for internal staff and workers, holding occupational contests as well as investing in training centers to keep improving employees’ awareness of labor safety. As initiating the labor hygiene safety awareness and management sharing program in enterprises in Vietnam, we expect to improve business awareness of labor safety, thereby, support the sustainable development of businesses.”

Operating three big factories in Vietnam with the productivity recorded at hundreds of thousands tons of steel per year, NS BlueScope Vietnam sees no serious labor incidents during the past five years. This very effort helps creating a safe workplace for the Company’s 400 dedicated employees, enabling its achievement of business objectives.

NS BlueScope Vietnam is strongly committed to social responsibility ever since its establishment. The Company did implement several meaningful projects to support community and social growth. The launched program is the second session of the chain of initiatives to improve business labor safety awareness starting early 2017 that are aimed at enforcing the sustainable growth of businesses operating in localities where NS BlueScope Vietnam’s factory is located. The first session has been successfully implemented and was well received by enterprises in Dong Nai’s industrial zones.