Labor policy and administration

Safety and health at work

Labour ministry, ILO target improved garment worker safety

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and International Labour Organisation (ILO) met in Vientiane last week to review occupational health and safety aiming to protect workers’ wellbeing. Technical Adviser, ILO/Vision Zero Fund in Laos, Mrs Kristina Kurths, along with senior officials ...

News Desk

Laos seeks improved occupational safety for construction workers

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Laos will continue to work with its development partners to build capacity around occupational security and safety and related diseases of workers at construction sites.Director General of the Labour Management Department under the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Mr Phongsaysack ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

New decree orders safe, healthy workplaces in Laos

Workers have the legal right to require their employers to ensure occupational health and safety, a new governmental decree stipulates.Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith inked the decree on labour safety and health earlier this month. The 22-page decree, which was published in the Official Gazette on ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Govt, ILO partner to strengthen occupational safety and health

The government has agreed with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to implement the Occupational Safety and Health in Laos Supply Chains project, which aims to protect workers.A Memorandum of Cooperation Agreement on the project was signed in Vientiane on Tuesday between the Ministry of Labour ...

Times Reporters

Laos-China cooperation to improve workplace safety

Laos and China have agreed to ongoing cooperation in the labour sector with an emphasis on improving occupational safety in Laos. The cooperation agreement will focus on the exchange of visits between technical staff, experts and related senior officials, and other labour cooperation programmes identified by ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Labour ministry, partners address worker health and safety

Officials from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare and development partners met in Vientiane recently to discuss ongoing efforts to address occupational safety and health in Laos.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

Plans to end asbestos-use,  related disease nationwide

Laos plans to put an end to asbestos-related diseases among workers by banning the use of the material to stop exposure, according to a leading official.More ...

Phetphoxay Sengpaseuth

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