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Da Nang (VNA)
– The third ASEAN forum on labour safety and hygiene was held in the central city of Da Nang on April 28, attracting nearly 200 delegates from 10 ASEAN member states, the International Labour Organisation and regional enterprises.

The event was part of the 17th annual conference of the ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET) held in Da Nang from April 26-28, offering a venue for regional member countries and partners to share experience in carrying out labour safety and hygiene programmes and learn about difficulties in creating a safe and friendly working environment.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep informed the participants on the outcomes of the ASEAN-OSHNET conference, saying that it adopted the 2016-2020 action plan, on the pillars of further improving labour safety and hygiene standards, improving workforce quality and generating a safe and friendly working environment.

At the forum, several participants shared their experience in conducting labour safety and hygiene programmes.-VNA