Azerbaijan on the right track to become regional safety leader

According to Safety Leadership Summit organisers and their research among Azerbaijani business leaders, 93% of them believe their employees follow safety rules thoroughly.

Work environment safety is a big issue globally. According to International Labour Organization, every 15 seconds a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease somewhere in the world. Every 15 seconds, While these statistics are alarming, Azerbaijani business leaders believe that things are on the right track in the country.

According to research among 100 business and health & safety leaders from Azerbaijan, 93% of workers are following safety rules thoroughly. 39% of leaders believe that safety rules are always followed, with 28% and 26% believing safety procedures are followed very often and often, respectively.

However the survey also showed that there is still much space for improvement with 20% of leaders being disappointed with safety proactivity of the workforce.

The Rovshan Oguz Group and Fleming. understand that the commitment, leadership and drive of senior management significantly determines the success of the safety effort, and thus are pleased to host the Safety Leadership Summit, which will provide a strong learning platform for all stakeholders, from both regional and international circles. Through industry case studies and best practices, roundtable discussions, panel debates, workshops and interactive sessions, industry peers will be able to discuss some of the most relevant issues and problems.

The event is officially supported by the The State Labour Inspection Service under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan and we will be honored to host Mr. Salim Muslimov, Minister of Labour and Social Protection, Mr. Hadi Rajabli - Chairman of the committee on social policy of the Parliament of Azerbaijan and Fuad Alizade, Head of State Labour Inspectorate Service. They will help reveal what steps need to set the framework for better safety conditions in Azerbaijan and the whole CIS region and jump on board of the 21-st century leadership. Altogether the event will host 20+ speakers from across industries, coming from the whole Caspian and CIS region as well as Italy, UK, USA or Germany.