The fourth community assembly of the NIPOSH (Community to Integrate Productiveness and Occupational Safety and Well being) was held at a town hotel, on 14 June. The NIPOSH was initiated to boost the productivity and performance of the RMG marketplace integrating LEAN producing and OSH. The job intends to create a community of pros in the RMG business and create a society of collective consciousness together with building potent connectivity amongst the factories.

The venture is funded by the Embassy of Denmark, Bangladesh. With the collaboration of University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and Bangladesh Garment Producers and Exporters Affiliation (BGMEA) jointly executed By the Centre of Effectiveness, innovation and OSH (BGMEA) and Ahsanullah College of Science and Engineering (AUST).

The objective of the enhancement cooperation is to produce and doc a community model for integrated enhancement of OSH and productivity (LEAN), and to safe a sustainable design in which BGMEA in affiliation with universities is skilled to guide such foreseeable future processes. A full of 25 factories ended up onboarded in this project and the to start with period manufacturing facility pay a visit to has been performed. At the initially manufacturing unit stop by, NIPOSH team has gathered some essential data from the factories.


In his deal with at the party, BGMEA President Faruque Hassan claimed, “Every year our value of output is raising, the least wage has also been revised a number of periods but we have someway not been able to enrich our efficiency which is one particular of the major impediments for the sustenance of the market.”

“Against this backdrop, BGMEA has initiated a “Centre on Efficiency innovation and OHS in its Uttara premises that performs on productiveness advancements, Industrial Engineering, products progress, market 4., sustainability, lean manufacturing and Occupational Overall health & Basic safety. The NIPOSH initiative is the 1st stepping stone toward our centre of innovation and performance,” he extra.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Fazli Ilahi, Vice-chancellor of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) stated, “Network conferences are an integral section of this noble initiative to have increased efficiency with enhanced occupational overall health and security in the garments industries of Bangladesh. We hope collectively we will be ready to enjoy the reward outlined in the job objective. I value this industry and academia collaboration, which will help the curriculum revision and growth.”

Søren Albertsen, Sector Counsellor, Danish Embassy in Bangladesh, claimed “There are so numerous obvious gain-wins in this undertaking and the key to authentic on the floor achievements is ownership by the prime administration in each individual manufacturing unit. The reality that BGMEA makes use of the opportunity to its teach personal staff from the new innovation centre in get to be equipped to preserve the project, is a way to protected nationwide ownership and sustainability. A advancement job need to not eternally be dependent on externals and many thanks to the exceptional involvement of BGMEA and AUST, very long term success is most likely for this venture.”

Abdulla Hil Rakib, Director, BGMEA claimed “Without a reliable understanding foundation amalgamated with practical experience and schooling we are not able to preserve ourselves competitive in the world wide offer chain and thus BGMEA earning continuous try to boost the capacity of the mid-amount administration of its member factories. We will keep on and scale up this job intervention even in a greater spectrum in the times to arrive.”

Dr. Mohammad Sarwar Morshed, Project Chief, NIPOSH, and a professor at AUST reported, “Sustainable enhancement for OHS and productiveness in RMG sectors of Bangladesh is a precondition to cope with recent and forthcoming difficulties. Sector and academia marriage is also important for ability making for the upcoming college graduates, merchandise progress and diversification, training course curriculum update and scientific contribution.”

Dr. Abu Hamja, Project Coordinator and Research Fellow, NIPOSH, and Engineer Azim Mohammad, Phd Fellow, NIPOSH, spoke at the event. A complete of 39 associates from 13 woven garment factories took portion in the daylong session.

The community assembly was sponsored by Crew Group.