InfoSAWIT, SIMPANG EMPAT – Governor of West Sumatera, Mahyeldi Ansharulah told that it needs to deliver guarantee in work health and safety for the workers in palm oil industries. He told it when attending the commemoration month of Work Health and Safety in national scale at PT Bakrie Pasaman Plantation in Sungai Aur Pasaman Barat on Monday.
In his speech, Governor Mahyeldi told that palm oil (plantation) companies in the province should make it realized for the workers and labors. He emphasized work healthy and safety month should be the moment to escalate the awareness and attention to the issue in each company.
He continued by delivering work health and safety guarantee for the workers and labors, the companies would create comfort to work and minimize work errors. “This would escalate not only productivity and production in the company but also conducive investment climate,” he said, as InfoSAWIT quoted from Antara, Wednesday (7/2/2024).
Governor Mahyeldi also emphasized the roles of West Sumatera Province through Labor and Transmigration Agency would develop each company about work health and safety. In the event, he handed over awards to palm oil companies in Regency of Pasaman Barat that showed their commitment in work health and safety.
Meanwhile General Manager PT BPP Pasaman Barat, Agry Adhyta told that the company did series of activity to commemorate work health and safety with th theme "Budayakan K3 Sehat dan Selamat dalam Bekerja untuk Menjaga Keberlangsungan Usaha". The company is highly committed to it for each worker and labor including delivering technical explanation so that there would not be work error but work safety.
PT BPP Pasaman Barat that has about 1.500 workers, showed its care to the people around by having social activity, such as, massively circumcision freely, blood donor, and others. The company also distributed its corporate social responsibility to the people around, involved local business in work health and safety month. (T2)