DWRC launches an awareness campaign in partnership with Labor and Health Ministries about occupational and general health and safety in workplaces in Gaza
Gaza - The Democracy and Workers’ Rights Center in Palestine, in partnership with the Labor and Health Ministries in Gaza, launched an awareness campaign on Monday 13/04/2020 to follow up on occupational safety and prevention mechanisms at workplaces in light of the risks related to the Covid-19 pandemic. This campaign forms part of activities held on the occasion of the International Day of Occupational Health and Safety, and will take place until the 28th of April.
The campaign aims to raise workers’ awareness about the importance of complying with prevention mechanisms and following all safety measures at work to preserve their health and create a safe work environment.
The campaign will include 40 inspection visits to workplaces all over of the Gaza Strip, in addition to a series of awareness meeting targeting workers about work environment hazards and risks related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Awareness posters will be displayed in workplaces on ways to prevent Covid-19 infection at work.
DWRC will also provide safety and protection equipment for workers, which were donated by the Italian people through the Italian Center for Cultural Exchange.