MoPH to hold awareness activities for workers

 09 Nov 2017 - 0:50

The Peninsula

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) will organise various awareness activities for workers under the theme “Optimal use of Occupational Health and Safety Data” tomorrow.
The activities will be organised at the Directorate of the National Medical Administration with the participation of the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, Hamad Medical Corporation and Fox Qatar and Nasim Al Rabie Medical Center.
The activities come within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts, in collaboration with concern parties, to promote the occupational health and safety of workers and raise the awareness of migrant workers to ensure the development of occupational health and safety in the workplace to keep them free of diseases and occupational injuries.
The activities include medical examinations for workers, awareness lectures in several languages, workshops on how to use manual fire extinguishers, first aid in practice, as well as the distribution of free drugs to workers after the medical diagnosis. Time for women is 8am to 10.30am and for men, it’s 1pm to 6pm.