OSH Standards Updated in Kazakhstan

On 28 November 2017, a government meeting was held in Kazakhstan featuring a report by Minister of Labour and Social Protection Tamara Duisenova about the ongoing efforts to update the country's occupational saferty and health (OSH) standards in accordance with international requirements.

News | 28 November 2017
"This process should be completed by 2021. We have taken steps to encourage employers to ensure better protection of workers' safety and health. Thus, more than 1,400 enterprises in the country have implemented the OSH standards recommended by the ILO," Duisenova said.

The Minister added that the comprehensive measures undertaken by the government and employers have resulted in positive dynamics in terms of creating safe working conditions for employees. "In 2016, the number of victims of occupational injuries dropped by 2.4% compared to 2015," she noted.