Second Training Course on Health and Safety together with UOCRA San Juan for delegates in mining works
- Within the framework of the National Union Training Programme on Health and Safety, UOCRA and UOCRA San Juan, through the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conducted the second course aimed at delegates during the days 4 and 5 July in the City of San Juan - Both courses dealt with content related to the applied legislation, with the inner risks and the implementation of preventive measures in mining activities - Moreover, we worked on possible professional diseases of the mining activity and its health impact on workers performing tasks over sea level and confined spaces with highly exposure to physical hazards. - Activities were developed with Delegates from the mining works of Pascualama, due to the management and support of UOCRA - San Juan, 25 delegates participated in the 2nd course.
• Mr. Gerardo Martinez, UOCRA General Secretary and Victor Santa Maria, Single Trade Union of Concierges (SUTERH) representative entered cooperative agreement by and between Foundation Fundación UOCRA and Metropolitan University for Education and Labor (UMET) in order to develop joint educational, cultural, investigative and training actions, enhancing technological knowledge exchange so as to strengthen the human, professional and social development of workers and family members of both institutions. The most important objectives in the agreement include: - Start the negotiations for the creation of the Faculty of health and safety to develop careers and courses related to both professional fields, taking as a basis the prevention - Facilitate the development of a Pedagogical Faculty, that promotes a training offer agreed upon by Union organizations that have extensive experience in the educational field - Co-manage the current UMET undergraduate degree in Management of Real Estate adding experience, technology and expertise developed in the Building Industry through the contribution of the Foundation Fundación UOCRA. - Implement a plan of scholarships for UOCRA members and their children so that they can access study degree courses and disciplines offered by UMET This agreement has the value of adding quality and formative experience of both institutions in the field of education and vocational training, strengthening the development of workers and facilitating access to b and incorporation of knowledge through tertiary and University careers.
Training Actions to improve working conditions in Works of Villa María City, Córdoba
Training sessions were held on 27 June within the framework of National Union Training Programme on Health and Safety, through UOCRA Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and UOCRA Villa María, Córdoba. We highlight the support of Villa Maria, Cordoba UOCRA branch and that these activities will be fulfilled on July 4, with SEDRONAR participation, within the framework of cooperation that has our Health Insurance for the Building Workers Construir Salud; for the purposes of prevention and awareness of the health risks from the use of alcohol and drugs; carried out with the support of Foundation Fundación UOCRA Training action contents are aimed at the detection of working conditions and appropriate action against risks of the different jobs of works and in its different stages of masonry, work at height and with electrical hazards. Information support material (manuals) related to regulations and risks of biggest impact on workers’ health were delivered.
Union training and technical workshops to raise awareness in Works of the City of Posadas for workers and delegates.
Within the framework of the National Union Training Programme on Health and Safety, UOCRA, through the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and UOCRA Misiones conducted prevention activities in the City of Posadas. Training action contents aimed at the detection of working conditions and appropriate action against risks of the different jobs of works and in its different stages of excavation, demolition and work at height were developed on 25 and 26 June at UOCRA Posadas for Delegates occupational health and safety. During the activities real cases were discussed, which allowed us to search and reach agreement on possible solutions, having as axis the improvement of working conditions and workers health in compliance with regulations. Inspection Actions and Cymat to report and verify registered workers took place on 27 and 28 June. Moreover, technical workshops for workers were implemented to detect any breach in the different jobs of works and in its different stages. Actions were coordinated by UOCRA Misiones General Secretary and UOCRA, through the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)
Union Training Actions on Health and Safety together with UOCRA San Juan for delegates in mining and road works
Within the framework of the National Union Training Programme on Health and Safety, UOCRA and UOCRA San Juan, through the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) conducted the first of two courses aimed at delegates during the days 25 and 26 June in the City of San Juan Courses dealt with content related to the applied legislation, with the risks and the implementation of preventive measures in the mining and road activities and possible professional diseases, besides we worked on real cases and experiences to reach common and agreed solutions As we know, this type of work, beyond the specific characteristics of our industry, various risks may arise in particular situations (height above the level of the sea, confined spaces, physical hazards, and others). Delegates belong mostly to the mining works of Pascualama, Dique Punta Negra and road works of Route 150 Likewise, within the framework of these activities, it was decided the 2nd course will take place during the 1st week of July.
Report of for Committee of Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs
Gerardo Martinez as Workers Delegate appointed President for Committee of Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs delivered his speech at 102nd Session of the International Labour Conference which adopted the Report by acclamation. Mr. Gerardo Martínez said "Productive development and growth must take into account environment care and sustainability, besides, improvement of socio-labour conditions”; “;Such a change must create just transition towards decent work and workers’ rights”.