Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* National Occupational Safety and Health Policy of Sri Lanka gets cabinet approval
Thu, May 8, 2014, 05:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 08, Colombo: The National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health developed by the Ministry of Labor and Labor Relations in collaboration with all key stakeholders has received the approval from the cabinet of ministers.

The policy aims to establish a national occupational safety and health system and programs in collaboration with key stakeholders such as the Government, the Private Sector and Trade Unions geared towards the improvement of the working environment.

According to the government, the policy also aims to promote a safety and health oriented culture in the country, prevent occupational injuries and diseases, and promote safe and healthy working environments.

The policy will ensure the well-being of persons at work and provide compensation and rehabilitation to those who were injured or had contracted occupational diseases while at work.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Tamil party urges public in north to submit evidence to UN investigation team - report
-- [4 hours ago]
Investment projects worth nearly Rs. 6 billion under operation in Sri Lanka's Jaffna district
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka doctors' union opposes training at state hospitals for private medical college students
-- [7 hours ago]
U.S. State Department announces 2016 Diversity Visa Program Registration
Emir of Qatar to visit Sri Lanka next month
Sri Lanka Navy seizes 1.7 kilograms of gold hidden in a dingy
Union Bank appointed as Primary Dealer in Sri Lankan government securities
Sri Lanka Muslim Council expresses concern over extremist monk's threats
Sri Lanka Supreme Court rejects petition to halt deportation of asylum seekers
Sampanthan to lead Sri Lanka Tamil party political group

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.