At the end of February 2023, the People’s Committee of Nghi Loc district received a series of reports from Nghi Hung, Nghi Phuong, Nghi Thuan and Nghi Dong communes about employees working at Chau Tien Co., Ltd., in the industrial park (IZ). Nam Cam, Nghi Loc district, Nghe An province suffered from pneumoconiosis.
According to the report of the People’s Committees of the communes, there are 8 employees working at Chau Tien Co., Ltd. have contracted pneumonia, 3 people have died, 5 people are being treated at Nghe An Lung Hospital.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Anh Tuyet, Vice Chairman of Nghi Loc District People’s Committee, said that the district People’s Committee had reported the situation of local workers working there with health problems.
“In order to ensure the rights of employees and deal with the above incident in accordance with the law, the People’s Committee of Nghi Loc district has reported to the Southeast Economic Zone Management Board, the Department of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs, and the Union. Workers in Nghe An province know and have direction to solve, “said Ms. Tuyet.
Establishment of an interdisciplinary inspection team
Immediately after receiving the report from the People’s Committee of Nghi Loc District, the Management Board of the Southeast Economic Zone sent staff to coordinate with the local authorities to the company to grasp the situation.
On March 2, the Management Board of Southeast EZ held a meeting with the participation of departments and branches: Departments of Health, Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs, Provincial Labor Confederation, Social Insurance Nghe An Provincial People’s Committee, Nghi Loc District People’s Committee, General Director of Chau Tien Co., Ltd.
At the meeting, the authorities asked Chau Tien Co., Ltd. to organize visits and encouragements to 8 families whose infected workers have died and are being treated; organize environmental monitoring at the company; Examination and detection of occupational diseases for all employees…
Regarding this issue, on May 25, the head of the Management Board of the Southeast Economic Zone, Mr. Le Tien Tri, said that the People’s Committee of Nghe An province had just decided to establish an interdisciplinary inspection team on the observance of the law on safety and hygiene. labor… for Chau Tien Co., Ltd.
“The inspection plan has been approved by the Provincial People’s Committee and is being implemented,” said Mr. Tri.
Chau Tien Company Limited is represented by Mr. Ho Viet Cam. Manufacturing and trading in stone powder production. The current number of employees is 33 people. Of the 3 workers who died, the oldest was 49 years old, the youngest case was 28 years old, the other 38 years old. They all reside in Nghi Loc district.
The health status of 5 people being treated at Nghe An Lung Hospital:
-HVS (SN 1976, residing in Nghi Hung commune, Nghi Loc), breathing oxygen
– B.D.B (SN 1985, resident in Nghi Hung commune, Nghi Loc), had his first lung wash, his health declined.
– TNH (born in 1978, residing in Nghi Hung commune, Nghi Loc), pneumothorax complicated to tuberculosis, now having difficulty breathing, difficulty walking
– BCD (SN 1984, residing in Nghi Dong commune, Nghi Loc), unwashed lung dust, now having difficulty breathing
– DVC (SN 1989, resident in Nghi Dong commune, Nghi Loc), lung dust was washed once, had difficulty breathing, had surgery.
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