Mr. Ananchai Uthaiwattanachep, Director General of the Department of Labor Protection and Welfare revealed that the Ministry of Labor is committed to promoting occupational safety and health by integrating it through the civil service mechanism to reduce accidental accidents and diseases from work Safety Thailand, which was successful in the past in order to protect workers from all sectors, by integrating with the local government under the project “Strengthening the safety of working in the local and community” by promoting the establishment of a committee to drive health and safety at the provincial and local levels. It also supports the provision of safety management, occupational health and working environment in accordance with the Safety, Occupational Health and Working Environment Act 2011, as well as supervision of contractors. Construction workers and general contractors in the area to comply with safety standards to work, create safety awareness in the workplace to farmers, informal workers, and home workers and to promote the network.
“Local Co-operation for Safe Labor and Healthy” Director General of the Department of Labor Protection and Welfare said that the Department of Labor Protection and Welfare also aims to encourage local organizations to have standard fire protection and fire suppression systems to have fire drills and practice fire evacuation at least once a year. Currently, a training unit in the local government area has received a license to train 337 primary fire extinguishers from the Department of Labor Protection and Welfare, with a population of 13,744,665 from a total of 7,852 local governments. The Department of Labor Protection and Welfare will accelerate cooperation and drive the operation to the local level and the community more thoroughly to provide workers with legal protection, work safety, and good quality of life.