Assessing current situations of labor environment problems and implementation of some labor standards in small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in handicraft villages and suggesting solutions to improve labor environment and implementation of the labor standards in those aforementioned places.
Main research contents
Theoretical basis and practical experience for improving labor environment and standards in SMEs in handicraft villages
Current situations of problems related to labor environment, labor standards in SMEs in handicraft villages
Solutions to improve labor environment and promote implementation of the labor standards in those aforementioned places
The research topic has made it clear that in SMEs in handicraft villages, the labor environment is severely polluted by dust, noise and toxic chemicals from old machinery, outdated manufacturing technology and processes. Most of these enterprises are based in residential areas, thus seriously affecting not only laborers’ health but also the nearby community. There is a lack of management and supervision of levels and sectors in implementing labor standards in medium/small enterprises in handicraft villages.
The research aims to suggest solutions to improve labor environment, motivate the implementation of labor standards in SMEs in handicraft villages, including:
Completing institutions, strengthening the implementation of legal documents on labor and on improving and protecting labor environment in enterprises in handicraft villages.
Associate handicraft village planning with improving labor environment
Making suggestions on management and techniques that can be applied in enterprises by types of sectors and manufacturing businesses.
Encouraging socialization of the protection of handicraft village environment and diversification of investments in protecting and improving the environment.
Raising people’s awareness by training, propagating through audio visual media and mass communication, through meetings with the residential community.
The research outcome
General report, summary report of research results
Archive: Library of the Institute of Labor Science – Social Affairs
Dr. Bùi Tôn Hiến and research team