Oman’s Labour Ministry hosts Occupational Safety and Health Conference

Muscat – The two-day conference (May 6-7) was launched under the patronage of H.E. Engineer Yaqoub bin Khalfan Al Busaidi, Undersecretary for Fisheries at the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources Resource, and in the presence of H.E. Sheikh Nasr bin Amer Al Hosani, Undersecretary for Labour at the Ministry of Labour.

The conference aims to enhance cooperation among relevant authorities in the field of occupational safety and health; key stakeholders will discuss critical topics related to workplace safety and well-being.
With a focus on fostering awareness, improving legislation, and embracing technological advancements, the conference seeks to advance policies and laws that protect the rights of workers and enhance their safety and health in the workplace.

Hussein bin Ali Al Lawati, Director General of the General Directorate of Labor Welfare, delivered the Ministry’s address, underscoring the importance of the World Day for Occupational Safety and Health as part of the Ministry’s ongoing efforts to promote workplace safety. He emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to enforcing labor laws and regulations to ensure compliance with occupational safety and health measures.

The conference will discuss topics related culture of safety and health in the workplace, including training methodologies and awareness campaigns; legal dimensions of occupational safety and health, as well as risk mitigation strategies and safety standards; strategies for addressing climate-related hazards in the workplace; initiatives aimed at promoting well-being in the work environment; and artificial intelligence technologies and their applications in improving workplace environments.

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