Training of Labour Inspectors in Georgia

On 20-21 April 2017, a two-day training seminar for employees of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs was held in Georgia.

News | 21 April 2017
The trainees were 25 future labour inspectors from the Labour Conditions Inspection Department of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs.

The seminar was organised with support from the ILO project "Improved Compliance with Labour Laws in Georgia" and the Fair Labour Association and hosted at the facilities of the Georgian Employers' Association.

The agenda covered topics such as planning and conducting workplace visits; planning, implementing and documenting worker interview; assessing the safety of electrical equipment, pressure vessels; production risks, etc. The training sessions were led by five trainers from the Fair Labour Association and Adidas, Puma, Nike and New Balance companies.

The ILO was represented by Lejo Sibbel, Senior International Labour Standards and Labour Law Specialist of the ILO Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

In their highly positive feedback on the training, the participants appreciated the opportunity to significantly upgrade their professional skills.