Saudi Arabia participates in ILO discussion on World Day for Safety and Health at Work
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development participated on Friday in a high-level virtual discussion held by the UN’s International Labor Organization, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The event was held to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which was celebrated on April 28.
In his speech during the discussion, Vice Minister of Human Resources and Social Development for Labor, Abdullah bin Nasser Abu Thanain, outlined accomplishments related to the Saudi labor market, represented in the launch of the National Strategic Program for Occupational Safety and Health.
The program, part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 agenda, seeks to coordinate efforts of the public, private, and non-profit sectors and institutions to boost the levels of compliance with occupational safety and health standards across the Saudi labor market.
Abu Thanain also praised the ILO’s continuous efforts to preserve the labor’s safety by adopting a global strategy on occupational safety and health.