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No infection found in inspections of 1,900 companies

Feb 03. 2020
Labour Chatu Mongol Sonakul
Labour Chatu Mongol Sonakul
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By THE NATION

The Department of Labour Protection and Welfare did not find any case of coronavirus inflection in a recent survey of 2.2 million employees of over 1,900 companies, said Minister of Labour Chatu Mongol Sonakul on Monday (January 3).

“The department conducted inspections on workers in the industrial, sales, and service sectors. At the same time, most companies are aware of the threat and have preventive measures in place,” he said.

The measures include briefing workers on the characteristics of the virus, employee screening, and increasing frequency of cleaning, said director general Apinya Sujarittanan.

“Also, operators of service enterprises, department stores, and hotels are screening all visitors and providing hand gels and sanitising solutions. Employees are told to clean and sterilise places frequented by customers. 

“We have ordered our officials to monitor those enterprises closely and collaborate with relevant agencies ” he concluded.

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