Praia, Apr 28 (Inforpress) – The ISSO president, João Carvalho, defended the need for the creation and unification of the
Occupational Safety and Health Management System in Cabo Verde, aiming to ensure the “dignity, safety and health” in the work environment.
The president of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (ISSO), João Carvalho, made these statements, in statements to Inforpress, about the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which is celebrated today, April 28, and whose theme this year is “Anticipate, prepare and respond to crises: Invest now in resilient occupational safety and health systems”.
Despite the challenges still persist, Cabo Verde has recorded significant gains in recent years in terms of creating and improving conditions to ensure safety and health in the working environment, he stressed.
He pointed to the prevention of accidents at work as being a responsibility of all parties involved, noting that the State has the responsibility to ensure the supervision and creation of specific regulations, which can help in the implementation of the culture of safety and health at work in Cabo Verde, he said.