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DGFASLI, GMB ink MoU for occupational safety, health of workers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Factory inspection body DGFASLI under the ministry and Maritime Board today inked a pact to improve working conditions in the ship recycling industry, especially in training of workers and supervisors of recycling units in Alang,

The & Institutes and have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here today in the presence of and of State for Shipping Mansuksh Mandaviya, a labour ministry statement said.

Gangwar expressed hope that the activities under the MOU will bring positive changes in working of ship recycling industry and will improve safety and health of the workers and supervisors who are employed in large number in

Mandaviya highlighted the importance of ship recycling industry, which provides employment to more than 25,000 workers and reduces about 80% He emphasised the importance of safety & health of workers and appreciated the activities under the MoU.

Avneesh Singh, Director General, and Vice Chairman, from signed the MoU.

The ministry said the MOU will augment the activities in the field of OSH (occupational safety and health), especially in training of workers and supervisors of Ship Recycling Yards in Alang,

It will also help in improving the working conditions and quality of work life of workers, thereby improving the image of industry world-over. This will also contribute in

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 19:25 IST