May 9th, 2017, in Hanoi, Ministry of Construction, in coordination with Vietnam Construction Labor Union and Hanoi Construction Corporation JSC held a ceremony in response to 1st Month of Safety and Labor hygiene of Building Industry, 2017. Attendance: Mr. Le Quang Hung – Vice Minister of Construction; Mr. Ngo Van Quy – Vice President of Hanoi People’s Committee; Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Hong – Vice President of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thuy Le – Member of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, Member of Ministry of Construction Party, President of Vietnam Construction Labor Union; other Vice Presidents of Vietnam Construction Labor Union: Mr. Pham Xuan Hai, Mr. Vu Ngoc CHinh, Mr. Do Van Quang; Mr. Vuong Kha Hai – Deputy General Director of Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) Joint Stock Company and other representatives from Construction companies and oragnizations.
Statistics from Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social affairs 2016, number of accidents during construction has decreased. In 2015, the number of accident in construction took 35% of Total labor accidents with 37% death. However, in 2016, those numbers have been cut down to 23% and 24 % respectively.
Frankly, building industry has particular traits which carry a lot of labor accident hazard.
“Those accidents left life-long damage to laborers, their families and whole society. They are physical loss and also defect the construction schedule” – said Mr. Le Quang Hung.
During the ceremony, Mr. Le Quang Hung encouraged the 1st Month of Labor safety and hygiene in Building industry 2017.
At the ceremony, 14 different organizations in building industry have signed the agreement on labor safety and hygiene.
This action helped improve awareness and adherence to labor safety and hygiene, encouraged the training process of labor safety in manufacturers, raised the working conditions for laborers, and proactively prevent labor environment disruption.
Mr. Vuong Kha Hai – Deputy General Director of Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) JSC
“Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) JSC always strictly follow all the regulations regarding labor safety and hygiene. All the construction works have been thoroughly planned, laborers are trained, and safety is our priority” – said Mr. Vuong Kha Hai – Deputy General Director of Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) JSC
Across 20 years of operation, Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) has become one of the leading organizations in Vietnam’s building industry with a long line of works and always ensure labor safety and hygiene. Constrexim No.1 (CONFITECH) JSC is confident to sign the agreement on regulations of labor safety and hygiene sponsored by Ministry of Construction.