Bangladesh Free Trade Union Congress (BFTUC) affiliate organization Federation of Garments Workers (FGW) organized three Occupational Health & Safety (OSH) Outreach Training for garments workers on 13 and 20 January 2017 (1st Program) at U Multipurpose Hall at Mirpur in the capital city of Bangladesh.
The second program was held on 3 and 10 February 2017 and the third program was held at 21 February and 3 March at the same place in Dhaka. These outreach training programs were conducted under ILO RMG program in Bangladesh.
The aims and objectives of these programs were to raise awareness on occupational health and safety at workplaces of garments factories. 90 garments workers were participated from 20 garments factories in these training programs.
The sessions of the Training was coordinated by China Rahman. The training sessions were facilitated by the co-trainers Iffat Ara Shely and Sumon Howlader.
Various Modules were followed in the training. The modules covered were health and safety of workers at workplaces, kinds of health problems occur during work and way of removal or prevention, types of workplace accidents and way of prevention, safety committee and trade union etc.