Training program on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Soft Skills for RMG & Textile sector


Training Title: Training program on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Soft Skills for RMG & Textile sector .

Training objectives: The overall training objective is to updated knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Soft skills for the trainers responsible for conducting training at different TTC both public and private. Sharing practical knowledge & experience on OHS for specific Ship-building sector. Develop awareness on the essential health issues in dealing with workforce in the industrial scenario.

Organized by: Bangladesh Employers Federation (BEF) in collaboration with BRAC

Supported by: Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP), SD-16

Venue: Conference hall of BEF, Chamber building, 122-124 Motijheel, Dhaka-1000.

Program duration: January 23-24, 2018

No. of participants Attended: 21 (Male- 21)

No. of organization participated: 12

Training course content:

  • Overall occupation health and safety issues
  • Present legal demand for OHS
  • Identify and manage the risk factor at workplace
  • Discussion on fire safety
  • Discussion on earthquake
  • First Aid
  • Wash room/ Toilet
  • Safe drinking water
  • Chemical hazards
  • Agronomics
  • West management
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Time management
  • Effective communication
  • Adult Learning
  • Presentation skills

During the discussions, the resource person addressed the entire questions raised by the participants. Participants shared their views and practical knowledge during the training session. Participant’s interaction was meaningful. The program was evaluated through structured questionnaire. On the training course, participants evaluated the whole training program through prescribed format.

Resource person: Mr. Md. Shafiqul Islam, Deputy Secretary-Safety, BGMEA and Mr. Md. Sirajul Islam, Asst. Secretary-Safety, BGMEA has act as resource person. Both trainers are experienced and skilled in OHS sector. Also Mr. Joha Jamilur Rahman, Training coordinator, BEF act as course coordinator and provide support based on demand of resource person and participants.

Conclusion: In conclusion, Participants expressed their positive feedback that they would make some contributions at their workplaces by using gathered knowledge.