Giving Strength To Our Country With Its Agriculture and Industry Both Parties of The Safe Production Met in Adana
Within the scope of MİSGEP, which is carried out by the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety (İSGGM) and financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, in order to improve the occupational health and safety conditions in mining workplaces and to raise awareness in this field, “MİSGEP Mining Industry Consultation Meeting” covering 25 provinces in 7 regions of Turkey are continuing in Adana after Karaman. The tenth meeting was held in Adana, organized on the basis of providing occupational health and safety trainings to employers and workplace representatives. Adana Deputy Governor Muzaffer ŞAHİNER, General Manager of Occupational Health and Safety Cafer UZUNKAYA and other public institutions representatives, mining enterprises serving in Adana region and senior managers of NGOs attended the meeting, which was held on July the 13th.
Adana Deputy Governor Muzaffer ŞAHİNER, who attended the meeting with his opening speeche, said, “We thank our General Manager for holding this meeting in Adana. I wish MİSGEP to be a beneficial a project for our city and all of Turkey, and I would like to express my thanks to everyone who contributed. "
Occupational Health and Safety General Manager Cafer UZUNKAYA said, “We should not understand occupational health and safety only as the absence of accident and death; We should understand occupational health and safety as the employee's continuing working life in a happy, prosperous, healthy and decent environment. Workplaces where happy individuals work will contribute more to production.”
In the consultation session of the meeting, MİSGEP Team Leader Gökhan Güler and Instructor Dr. Hacer KAYHAN, studied examples from the World such as occupational health and safety practices in the mining sector, legal obligations regarding mining and administrative fines, compensation after work accidents, the effect of unionization on OHS, pneumoconiosis; the most common occupational disease in the industry. The cost and benefits of preventing work accidents. During the meeting, the opinions of the participants were taken after each topic.