ILO’s Better Factories Cambodia launches “Covid-19: Worker Safety” hotline

The International Labour Organization (ILO)’s Better Factories Cambodia has launched a mobile phone hotline to provide information to workers in the garment and footwear, travel goods and bag sectors about preventing the spread of Covid-19, its press statement said on Sunday (March 7).

The hotline, part of the “Covid-19: Worker Safety” programme, uses Interactive Voice Response (IVR) technology — an automated system — workers can call to learn about Covid-19 preventive measures in their daily work, the statement said.

It added that examples of the kinds of information provided include how workers can protect themselves while travelling to work, and what they should do if they suspect having Covid-19.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/06/07/ilo039s-better-factories-cambodia-launches-covid-19-worker-safety-hotline

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