The Minister of Labour and Employment Sen. Chris Ngige, has again assured Nigerians of the commitment of the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, to continue the protection of the Nigerian workforce, work efficiency and by extension productivity at work places.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Dr. Clement Illoh, at the Validation Workshop for Diving, Pressure Vessels and Lifting Equipment regulations, Ngige while declaring open the workshop said, “Technology and Development come with various risks on the human wellbeing. The ever changing world of work requires effective and up to date intervention for a preventative safety and health culture. Therefore, the need for subsidiary legislations to address contemporary challenges of safety and health at work places is imperative’’
He futher said the benefits of the regulation which includes provision of a close guide for stakeholders’ compliance with relevant provisions of the factories ACT for safe work environment and processes, provision of more details and guide for the safe operations of Divers which will provide reduction in incidents and their consequences at work places