BWI affiliated unions CBMWU, GCMQWU, PUWU and PSWU are plunge a joint occupational health and safety campaign. The initiative includes workplace visits to raise safety awareness among workers and to promote and evaluate the impact of safety campaigns in construction.
Another BWI affiliate, TWU, is planning similar activities with workplace visits and discussion on drafting workplace policy with activists, workers and inspectors.
Ghanaian affiliate Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU) will hold a #iwmd22 commemoration in Kokuago Brang Ahofo Region, Wiawso, Ghana, distribute materials to workplaces to raise awareness of workers’ safety, and ensure at least three company signatures of the BWI OHS Declaration that work safety be considered a fundamental human right.
Global building unions’ federation BWI has announced the 28 April plans of its Ghanaian affiliate Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU).
TWU will hold a workplace Work place greening and tree plantation ceremony to Commemorate IWMD in Kokuago Brang Ahofo Region, Wiawso, Ghana . TWU will distribute at least 2,000 posters fliers, letters, etc. to workplaces to raise both employer and employee awareness of workers safety.
TWU will also ensure at least three signatures of the BWI OHS Declaration that work safety be considered a fundamental human right.
Global building unions’ federation BWI has announced the 28 April plans of its Ghana affiliates.
Construction and Building Material Workers’ union (CBMWU) , General Construction Mining and Quarry Workers Union (GCMQWU), Public Utility Workers’ Union (PUWU) and Public Services Workers’ Union (PSWU) will hold a joint safety inspection.
The inspection will be at company level and will include the signature of the BWI OHS Declaration with employers : “To promote OHS and evaluate the impact of OHS campaigns in the Construction sector and to also sign the BWI declaration that worker safety be a fundamental right for the workers at workplace.”
Message from Ghana’s Construction and Building Materials Workers Union on the International Workers’ Memorial Day on 28 April.
Timber and Woodworkers’ Union (TWU) of Ghana celebrated International Workers’ Memorial Day on 23 April with a workplace campaign at Samartex, a wood company that employs 150 workers. The campaign convinced the employer to hire a full-time Health and Safety officer.