Ahn Jong-ju inaugurated as Chairman of the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency on the 10th

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Ahn Jong-ju (65, 65) as the 15th chairman of the Korea Occupational Safety and Health AgencyPhoto) Director of the Social Safety Communication Center at the Korea Social Policy Institute was appointed.

The Corporation announced on the 9th that “New Chairman Ahn Jong-ju will hold an inauguration ceremony on the 10th and begin his three-year term.”

Chairman Ahn is an occupational safety and health expert who obtained a master’s degree in environmental health and a doctorate in occupational health from Seoul National University. Environmental health reporter at Hankyoreh Newspaper, executive director of National Health Insurance Corporation, chairman of the Sustainability Subcommittee of the Presidential Policy Planning Committee and subdivision of the safe society, professor at Dankook University Graduate School of Health and Welfare, Seoul Safety Honorary Market and Safety Advisory Group, member of the Special Investigation Committee on Social Disasters stayed on the back

In 1988, when he was a reporter, he reported on a case of carbon disulfide group poisoning by Wonjin Rayon workers. He has consistently published works on occupational safety, such as , and . In 2006, while serving as a standing director of the National Health Insurance Corporation, he participated in a public contest for the chairman of the National Health Insurance Corporation.

Chairman Ahn said, “The safety of workers is the safety of the people.” He said, “With a new strategy for reducing industrial accidents, we will create a safe and healthy society for everyone who works.”


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