Conducting health and safety audit in the last four days, Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) has so far found 144 factories in satisfactory level amid the concern of COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Headed by six directors, the BGMEA’s audit inspected a total of 147 factories so far.
The team has suggested immediate corrective action plans for three factories to resume operations. A total of 1,061 factories out of BGMEA’s 2,274 members resumed operation in limited scale from April 26.
The audit teams have been paying sudden visit to factories in Dhaka Metropolitan, Savar, Ashulia, two zones in Gazipur, and Narayanganj and Narshingdi.
The tests will be done free of cost among apparel workers for detecting coronavirus. Besides, workers of other sectors would also get access to test COVID-19 free of cost there.