This Friday Torreón was the venue for the signing of the national agreement for the health, safety and well-being of workers in the state of Coahuila.
In addition, the adhesion of the Mining Chamber of Mexico (Camimex) to the Safe and Healthy Work Environments Program (ELSSA) promoted by the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) was announced.
The signing of the agreement was presided over by the general director of the IMSS Zoé Alejandro Robledo Aburto and was held at the Peñoles Metals Museum.
The governor of the state, Miguel Riquelme, the head of Economy of Mexico, Tatiana Clouthier, as well as José Jaime Gutiérrez Núñez, president of Camimex, Rafael Rebollar, general director of Industrias Peñoles, Fernando Alanís who directs Baluarte Minero, José Antonio Abugaber Andonie attended. , president of the Confederation of Industrial Chambers of the United Mexican States (Concamin), the mayor of Torreón, Román Cepeda, the state secretary of Health, Roberto Bernal Gómez and other authorities of the three levels of government as well as representatives of business chambers .
As far as ELSSA is concerned, is a voluntary health program with a tripartite approachdesigned in order to promote safe and healthy work environments, focused on the prevention of the main health problems due to occupational risks and general illness.
In her speech, Zoé Robledo highlighted safety at work and creating healthy environments, particularly in the mining sector.
It is important to mention that the ELSSA program was announced in general in recent days in Monterrey, Nuevo León.
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