Health sector increases effort for employees’ health, occupational disease prevention and control (10:53 11/07/2018)
The Department aims to increase labor sanitation, healthcare and occupational disease prevention and control for employees in general and for health workers in particular; increase capacity of labor environment monitoring, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation for victims of occupational diseases and occupational accidents; improve working condition, reduce working environment pollution, prevent occupational diseases and occupational accidents; increase awareness of work safety and sanitation, and increase sense of law compliance, protect safety of people’s life and properties of the State, enterprises and organizations, thus contributing to the sustainable development of the country.
It is expected that at least one clinic of occupational diseases will meet requirements as stipulated; over 80% of health workers are trained and receive certificate of qualification; over 80% of officers responsible for on-site first aid are trained.
Over 70% of large enterprises and 30% of small, medium ones facing the risk of occupational diseases will conduct annual working environment monitoring; over 50% of employees in establishments with toxic elements enjoy medical checkup to detect occupational diseases; all victims of occupational diseases and relevant diseases receive first aid and treatment.
All units and establishments will make their dossiers labor environment sanitation; provide health checkup to all employees before assignment; offer regular medical examination and make health management records of the employees. All employees will have personal protective equipment, necessary emergency and rescue facilities to prevent and respond to work accidents during working process.