About The OSHE Foundation
Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE)Established in December 2003 by workers institutive as specialized development organization to work on issues effect employment, income, economy, environment and livelihood of the working people. OSHE is an umbrella for different national and industrial trade unions working together on workplace problems and development issues based on common understanding beyond any individual or specific group interest. The foundation is serve as ‘think-tank’ at national level on labor, OSH, sustainable development and other cross-cutting issues.
OSHE play the role of catalyst to promote sound industrial relations and workers rights in formal and informal sectors of economy. Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation perform as a ‘special bridge’ to foster relations and cooperation between workers, government, employers on core labour standards, workplace safety, workers health, environmental protection and social safety-net issues. OSHE is the national collaborating centre of International Safety and Health Information Center of the International Labour Organisation (CIS-ILO) The Foundation is actively involved in discussion sessions of UN Commission for Sustainable Development and the UNFCC COP / MOP events, as part of labour group.
Our mission is to Promote Human Rights of workers at Work Places with Special Focus to Wrok place Safety, Workers Health and Environmental protection. Extend our effort towards elimination of poverty, Social Advancement and healthy future of workers by contribute to strengthen capacity and unified position of labour movement in society as an Important contributor of World of Work and Sustainable Development.’
Initiate national policy dialogue on labour issues with focus on workplace safety, health and environmental is one of an important core task of Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE). It create a good opportunity for the grass root workers representative sitting together and getting involved with different national policy makers and representative of relevant other stakeholders in face to face dialogue on policy related issues with aim for necessary development actions, freely express their concerns and improvement suggestions on state policy matters that effect their life, employment, income and welfare. OSHE is currently initiated policy dialogues on following issues and implementing activities accordingly:
- National Labour Policy.
- National Workplace Safety Policy
- National Health Policy: focus to Workers Health
- National Environment Policy: focus to Labour
- National Policy for the Street Vendors
- National Policy on Elimination of Child Labour
OUR CORE ACTIVITS
Location as below
OSHE foundation : House # 19, Lane # 1, Block # A, Section # 6, Mirpur, Dhaka-1216
[Location :5 min walk from the Metro Railway Station # Mirpur-10 ]