The media competition and award was officially launched by Ida Fauziyah, Manpower Minister and Kazuhiko Shimizu, a representative from the Embassy of Japan at a press conference held in Jakarta today (14/12). The competition is organized by ILO’s COVID-19 Prevention project with funding support from the Government of Japan that aims to improve OSH protection by involving public participation and private sectors in shaping COVID-19 risk prevention culture in the workplace.
The role of the media in amplifying the OSH culture and elimination of workplace violence should beyond the national OSH months and echoed by more journalists."Ida Fauziyah, Manpower Minister
"The role of the media in amplifying the OSH culture and elimination of workplace violence should beyond the national OSH months and echoed by more journalists,” emphasized Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah.
The collaboration is to show appreciation for the journalists’ quality of reporting and coverage on OSH issues during the pandemic. The dissemination of quality public information is an effective way in the community to work together in taking preventive measures for COVID-19.
Kazuhiko Shimizu, Economics Counsellor at the Embassy of Japan in Indonesia, underscored that the role of journalists in disseminating information will be the basis for improving occupational safety and health in Indonesia.
We hope that the written reports and photojournalism works can raise awareness to workers, employers and the wider community about the importance of OSH culture."ILO's Project Manager for Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces
“We hope that the written reports and photojournalism works can raise awareness to workers, employers and the wider community about the importance of OSH culture. It will encourage the efforts in shaping the culture and strengthening the resilience of an OSH management system to prevent future health crises,” said Abdul Hakim, ILO's Project Manager for Enhancing COVID-19 Prevention at and through Workplaces.
There are two media competition categories that are the written or article category (printed or online) and photojournalism work category. The main theme of OSH is divided into the following sub-themes:
- Occupational safety and health and COVID-19
- Occupational safety and health dimension of industry 4.0
- Occupational safety and health and gender
- Occupational safety and health and youth
- Occupational safety and health in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs)
- Investment in occupational safety and health for sustainable development
- Shaping the future of occupational safety and health
The journalistic works submitted will be judged by senior journalists and ILO representatives based on the theme, originality of ideas, depth of data and writing to the presentation of journalistic works.
Details on registration can be found AJI Indonesia website at www.aji.or.id.
The live streaming of the press briefing can be viewed on ILO TV Indonesia.
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