Bucim copper mine gave a presentation today on best practices in the field of occupational safety and health at an event marking the European Week for Safety and Health at Work. Bucim is a conscientious and responsible employer which prioritizes the safety and health of its employees and ensures dignity and humanity in its labor relations.
Each year, the 43rd week of the calendar year is designated by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) as the European Safety and Health Week. As part of its celebration, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, in cooperation with the National Council for Safety and Health at Work, organized a meeting at the MPs’ Club in Skopje. At this meeting, the Bucim DOO Radovish copper mine presented its own OSH practices relating to the topic: “Managing Dangerous Substances in the Workplace.”
Bucim was among the first companies in the Republic of North Macedonia to be awarded the international certificate for occupational health and safety management system ISO 45001: 2018.
Bucim continuously invests in the safety and health of its employees and strives to create a preventative culture to eliminate and manage risks to its workers’ safety and health. The Ministry of Labor and Social Policy invited Bucim, as a company that follows and respects European policies in the field of occupational safety and health, to share its OSH practices in order to help further raise awareness about the presence of hazardous substances in the workplace, the risks to workers’ lives and health caused by exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace, and how hazardous substances should be managed in order to avoid and minimize risks.
“We hope that by sharing
our internal practice, we can make a real contribution to the creation of a
“We hope that by sharing our internal practice, we can make a real contribution to the creation of a modern andcontemporary occupational safety and health system in the Republic of North Macedonia. We do so not only because of our involvement in European-oriented campaigns, but simply because our workers deserve dignified and safe working conditions, and we as employers are obliged to ensure this. Occupational safety and health education is critical to making progress in improving working conditions and preventing occupational illness and injury; we as a company are always investing in training for our employees.” added Nikolajcho Nikolov, Deputy General Manager of Bucim DOO Radovish.