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Minister warns over safety

MINISTER of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda speaks during the stakeholders consultative workshop on the 1st Edition of the Productivity Yearbook at Government Complex in Lusaka yesterday. On the right is labour permanent secretary Trevor Kaunda. – Picture by CHANDA MWENYA.

SYLVESTER CHISHIMBA, Lusaka
MINISTER of Labour and Social Security Fackson Shamenda has warned of stern action against employers who do not practise safety and health at their respective companies.
The minister said companies that do not adopt Occupational Safety and Health practices will face the wrath of his office.
The minister said this yesterday when he officiated at the commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health at work.
“I would like to urge workers to report to my office employers who direct them  to carry out works without any protective clothing,” he said.

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