31 December 2018, Monday

Meeting Of Dust Control Commission Was Held

The  meeting of dust control commission convened twice a year in order to carry out studies to prepare views and suggestions on technical and medical aspects by determining the needs in dust related matters in work life in accordance with the Dust Prevention Regulation was held on 29.08.2018 at Reşat Moralı Meeting Hall.

The  meeting of dust control commission that the second was held on December 19, 2018 was held under the chairmanship of Furkan YILDIZ, Deputy General Manager of Occupational Health and Safety.

Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety, Directorate of Guidance and Inspection, Social Security Institution, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Middle East Technical University, Hacettepe University, Gazi University, Eti Mining, Coal Operations Turkey, Turkey Hard Coal Enterprises, TURK-iS, TİSK, CEIS, İNTES, İMUD, EGC Headquarters, Hisham, General Directorate of Forestry, representatives of institutions like the MTA attended the meeting.

Following the presentations, Deputy General Manager YILDIZ promised the members of the Commission and information was exchanged and mutual opinions were exchanged.

At the end of the meeting, in accordance with Article 3.1 of the National Pneumoconiosis Prevention Action Plan, it was decided to develop a working group to revise the Dust Control Regulation and evaluation of the Draft Regulation in the next meeting and to to prepare a report related to clause 6.3 by the working group by the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety, Social Security Institution and the General Directorate of Public Health.