INMF - INTUC is affiliated to IndustriALL Global Union with its headquarter at Geneva (Switzerland). On invitation from Australia’s largest Trade Union “Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), S Q Zama, Secretary General, INMF (INTUC) has left Nagpur on February 23, 2020 to Delhi enroute to Melbourne and onward journey to Gold Coast Airport near to Queensland Area to attend ‘Global Cut: The Dust Conference’ at Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from February 25 to February 27, 2020.
He will be back to Nagpur on February 28, 2020 late evening. He has been invited as only expert trade union representative from India on occupational, health and safety and slow death caused to the mining workers out of pneumoconiosis, silicosis, manganese poisoning, etc., which are caused due to dust generation while mining.
The conference will be attended by representatives from many fields including coal, mining, trade union, health professionals, lawyers, academics and Government representatives from major mining countries including USA, Russia, Ukraine, Colombia, Indonesia, Mongolia, South Africa, Philippine and African and Latin American countries. The 3 days conference may device system to combat the occupational disease by use of modern technology including digitalization and artificial intelligence