Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Sector

A training workshop on occupational safety and health in the construction sector was organized in Addis Ababa from 23 - 27 May 2011, by the ILO Country Office in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The training aimed at equipping participants with concepts, methodologies and techniques that would enable them perform inspection visits on occupational safety and health in the construction sector. The training mainly targeted labour inspectors and government officials in charge of inspection visits. At the end of training, participants were awarded certificates of participation. The certificates were handed over to the participants by Mr. Charles Dan, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa.