Worker participation is central to safe and healthy workplaces

Reach of Accord workplace programs


safety committees trained


worker complaints processed

>1.7 million

participants in safety training

Workplace programs

Safety Committee Training

Joint labour-management Safety Committees receive extensive hands-on training to fulfil their crucial role in monitoring safety day-to-day.

All Employee Meetings

All employees on-site participate in awareness-raising sessions covering important safety principles & practices, as well as how to raise health AND safety concerns.

Complaints Mechanism

Accord signatories provide workers at Accord-covered factories with a confidential Complaints Mechanism in case of occupational health & safety concerns.

Safety Committee Training

The Safety Committee training curriculum includes 8 sessions from hazard identification, resolving safety concerns, and safety monitoring systems. A dedicated trainer provides ongoing support for each trained Safety Committee.

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All Employee Meetings

All employees on site participate in 3 meetings to discuss the Safety Committee’s role, addressing common safety hazards, safe evacuation in case of fire, and how to raise safety concerns with confidence.

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Complaints Mechanism

All workers in Accord-covered factories may access the independent, confidential Complaints Mechanism to raise safety concerns with trained complaints handlers who will assess the complaint and, where necessary, ensure appropriate remedy.

Health and safety complaints

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Resources for Safety Committees

For factories undergoing Safety Committee training in Bangladesh, the latest resources for Safety Committees are available on the RSC website. For other Accord country programs, resources for workers and committees will be developed in due course.

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How the Accord works

Discover the main features and goals of our health and safety programs including factory inspection and remediation, safety training, and safety complaints mechanism.

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