Occupational safety and health country profile: Haiti
"Work in Progress", the ILO's Blog
How Haitian workers are getting a handle on job safety
25 April 2014, a feature article by Rolf Berthold, Enterprise Advisor, Better Work Haiti
When you are up against a challenge as big as improving conditions for workers in Haiti’s garment sector, it is easy to lose sight of the progress being made and focus on the problems. Risks to health and safety are still among the biggest. More than three in four factories in Haiti do not meet the requirements for emergency preparedness...
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