The Minister of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri, stressed the need to ensure a healthy working environment that respects decent working conditions, in order to improve the conditions health and safety.
Younes Sekkouri who chaired, Tuesday in Rabat, the 2nd ordinary meeting of the board of directors of the National Institute of Working Life Conditions (INCVT) for the year 2021, thus underlined the need to comply with the ‘evolution of legislation in the socio-economic and administrative fields and changes in the business world on a national and international scale.
Quoted in a press release from the Ministry of Economic Inclusion, Small Business, Employment and Skills, Younes Sekkouri noted, in this sense, that the establishment of such an environment requires the effective involvement of all stakeholders, economic and social partners, as well as the contribution of specialized institutions which are called upon to raise awareness of occupational risks, particularly in the current context characterized by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the health of employees , and consequently the productivity and competitiveness of companies.
Marked by the presence of representatives of the government sectors concerned and a number of officials from the ministry, this meeting was an opportunity to present the results and action plan of the INCVT, and to review the objectives set, made know the release. The meeting also offered the opportunity to present the various studies carried out by the INCVT, their state of progress, the recommendations made as well as the implementation mechanisms.
During this session, the focus was on monitoring the Institute’s activities during the first six months of the year, presenting the action plan for the year 2022, and reviewing the follow-up to the decisions and recommendations of the board of directors held in December 2020, according to the same source. The INCVT participates in the implementation of the National Program for Occupational Safety and Health (PNSST). Its essential vocation is to devote all its efforts to the promotion of safety and health in the workplace.
As such, the institute is expanding its activity throughout the national territory, amply convinced that the prevention of occupational risks will serve as a lever for growth of the economy and society, the press release concludes.