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Protection of occupational health and safety inspectors in Bangladesh against COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak requires additional health and safety measures in the workplace. The protection should also extend to those who inspect and ensure workplace safety standards.

The Danish Embassy's Strategic Sector Cooperation (SSC) is a project between 🇩🇰Denmark and 🇧🇩Bangladesh knowledge-sharing between the Danish Working Environment Authority to the Bangladeshi Labour Inspection (DIFE) to ensure worker and workplace safety.

Since COVID19 outbreak, it has also become important to ensure the health and safety of factory inspectors who take risks to complete inspection visits. Hence, the Danish Embassy has provided 23 district offices of DIFE with gloves and masks for the protection of inspectors.

Total masks: 18900           Total gloves: 5950