The Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services continues to take preventive measures against employees against the new type of coronavirus outbreak. a high risk of the spread of the epidemic process in which the construction sector 159.368 1.135.778 worksite and 19 employees directly related XNUMX-item measure guide published by the Ministry, and finally Turkey Construction Industry Employers' Association (Association) scored with the signing of a new cooperation.
This cooperation, which includes return to work after the coronavirus epidemic and studies that will reduce the impact of the epidemic, aims to maintain healthy and safe working conditions in construction works.
In addition to this cooperation, the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services has provided access to healthy and secure information to all parties, especially workers, employers and civil servants confederations since the first time the coronavirus pandemic was seen within the borders of the country. In addition, he prepared documents for 22 different lines of activity and made them available to all parties by sharing them on the COVID-19 website.
Training Programs Created
In cooperation with the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety and INTES, a technical working group was established with experts from the sector and labor inspectors. Then, with the feedbacks from the sector, the work was started to overcome the process in a way to protect the employer and the employee.
In this context, training programs for the improvement of occupational health and safety in construction works were created by the technical working group. Studies were carried out to determine OHS rules and to prepare checklists.
In addition, frequently asked questions and answers were prepared and shared on a platform, and the determination of mask needs at the construction sites was among the works.
Measure Guidelines were Prepared for Over 5 Million Employees
Measurement guides were prepared and sent to OHS professionals by the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety aimed at protecting employees in more than 700 thousand businesses and 5 million employees in the sectors with high transmission risk.