National Tripartite Consultative Workshop for Promoting Occupational Safety and Health in Nepal

Tripartite workshop to disseminate to understand the new national OSH policy of Nepal,draft OSH in construction sector standards and exchange practical experiences for improving OSH of construction sector and informal/home-based workers.

The development of National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Policy has been the next crucial step in Nepal. The workshop aims to present its National OSH Policy for effective implementation. The workshop will also present a new standard in OSH construction and will discuss practical measures to extend OSH protection to informal economy workplaces, in particular home-based workers. It will support tripartite participants to analyse and discuss the current OSH situation in Nepal and identify priority areas for national action in OSH. The results of the tripartite discussion will be the solid basis for preparing National OSH Programme.