On the 28th of April 2023, the Ministry of Defence organised a Safety Workshop in collaboration with the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHAssociation) to commemorate World Safety Day.
The Workshop aimed to promote Safety awareness, discuss best practices, and foster a Safety-conscious culture within the Ministry and population at large. The event brought together personnel from various departments and agencies under the Ministry of Defense to share insights and strategies for maintaining a safe working environment.
The Workshop started with a keynote address from a prominent Safety Expert from the OSHAssociation which emphasized on the significance of World Safety Day and encouraged participants to prioritize safety in their daily operations.
The key objectives of the safety workshop were as follows:
- – Raise awareness of the importance of safety in the workplace.
- – Share knowledge and best practices in occupational Safety and Health.
- – Address safety challenges and concerns specific to the Ministry of Defense.
- – Foster a collaborative approach to safety across different departments and units.
- – provide a platform for employees to voice their safety-related experiences and suggestions.
To engage the participants actively, the Workshop included several interactive activities such as Safety Quizzes, role-playing scenarios for emergency response, and group discussions on safety-related case studies. These activities not only reinforce the importance of safety but also encourage teamwork and collaboration.
The Ministry of Defence Safety Workshop in Collaboration with OSHAssociation to mark World Safety Day was a resounding success. The event effectively promoted Safety awareness, facilitated knowledge sharing, and encouraged a collective commitment to Safety within the Ministry and society at large. The participants gained valuable insights into Safety best practices, challenges, and the importance of a robust Safety culture.
By fostering collaboration and open communication, the Workshop contributed to strengthening the Ministry’s safety standards and undoubtedly has a positive impact on the well-being of its personnel and operations.