GEFONT Marks International Memorial Day
GEFONT Province No. 3 has organised the programme on 28 April- International Memorial Day with a slogan "Remember the Victims-Fight for the Living!"
During the programme, Chief Guest Bishnu Rimal, President of GEFONT pay tribute to all workers who were killed due to their occupation and wished for fast recovery to injured.
Speaking in the Programme, President Rimal highlighted the fact that 1 worker killed in every 15 seconds by workplace accidents or occupational diseases and World's most dangerous workplaces are construction, transport, forest and fishing sector respectively.
President Rimal also requested to half mast the Union flags from 2018 April 28 to honour the late workers and to assign OHS officer in each workplaces.
GEFONT Province No. 3 Coordinator, Janak Chaudhary informed about the GEFONT efforts to make workplaces safe and healthy but effective results on OHS yet not received.
WSM General Secretary Andre Kiekens, President of Federation of Steel & Grill Association Nepal , President of Nepal Mountering Association and President of Trekking Agencies' Association of Nepal also addressed the programme.
On the occasion, "Sambad" (Conversation) a Book written by Mukunda Neupane, Chief of GEFONT Delegates Council was launched by workers, who were injured while working during different periods.