1. Inspection Visits
These visits aim at checking whether the industrial institutions are applying the
ministerial laws and resolutions related to occupational safety and health. The
specialists in the department study and evaluate the work environment generally
and specify any breaches either from the workers or from the work owners recommending
them to correct these infractions. Then, they continuously follow them to make sure
2. Edification Visits
The department conducts enlightening campaigns for the workers in the different
institutions to inform them about the hazards surrounding them and to urge them
to comply with the occupational safety and health systems (wearing personal protection
tools, the correct dealing with the machines and work equipments…). The department
also informs the work owners a propos the importance of supplying the workers with
the different safety tools and the necessity of creating appropriate health circumstances
and atmosphere in the workplace.
3. Labor Complaints
The department receives the complaints made by the workers in the intuitions of
the private sectors related to the infractions of the occupational safety and health
conditions. It starts empirical visits and meets the parties of the complaint in
order to find the suitable conciliative solutions.
4. Work Injuries
The department receives the declarations of work injuries (forms filled by the institutions)
and looks for its causes recommending the institutions to follow different procedures
and mechanisms to prevent their recurrence.
5. Competition of the Best Five Factories for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Cup
The department participates in evaluating the institutions in terms of their commitment
to the occupational safety and health rules which are the main condition to participate
in this competition.