Employers' Activities

Employers' Activities

ILO programme “Improving Working Conditions in RMG”

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Building a culture of Occupational Safety and Health in the RMG sector

The present capacity-building initiative aims at reaching 400 companies in RMG sector and providing training to 7.500 mid-level managers and 500.000 workers

 Efforts are underway supported by ILO to reinforce the capacity of workers, supervisors and managers in the Ready-Made-Garment (RMG) sector to improve the safety of their workplaces in RMG companies in Bangladesh. Through training and education and the support of broad awareness campaigns and materials, workers and employers will benefit from improved safety practices.

Key areas of work 

  • Fire safety
  •  Electrical safety
  • Trips slip and fall and good housekeeping
  • Dangerous substances
  • Ergonomics
  • Noise protection
  • Preventing violence at work
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The International Training Centre of the ILO and ILO Dhaka Office in strong partnership with Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF), Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers Export Association (BGMEA), Bangladesh Knitwear Manufacturers Export Association (BKMEA) made an agreement to reach out to 400 companies providing training material and support for the implementation of basic training events and informative sessions for mid-level managers and workers. 

 We are glad to announce that we hit all the targets foreseen in this phase of the project in terms of numbers of reached companies and number of mid-level managers trained. 

The new phase -reaching out to workers- will start in August 2016.



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