TGPWU advocate ‘simply change’ in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: The Telangana Gig and also Platform Workers Union (TGPWU) has actually expanded assistance to the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITWF) for performing recognition and also marketing for ‘Just change’ and also ‘environment adjustment’ in numerous factors in the city. The projects and also recognition efforts will certainly be held for the following 2 months.
According to the union, there has actually been a boost in seasonal temperature level, rains and also air pollution. This is additionally influencing the health and also security of chauffeurs and also distribution employees that need to function throughout heat-waves and also floodings.
“The workers are forced to choose between safety, health and earning a livelihood. Ride hailing/sharing drivers and delivery workers are exposed to occupational and chronic health issues due to climate change and pollution, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, heart disease, respiratory diseases, and allergic disorders, not to mention the mental stress of our long working hours on the city congested roads,” stated Shaik Salauddin, owner- State president, TGPWU.
TGPWU is additionally running a project on road security and also environment activity throughout the city and also appealing volunteers, and also social media sites messaging. The project mottos are ‘traffic signal on engine off’, ‘signal pe engine bandh rakho’, ‘do not consume and also drive’, ‘make use of safety helmet and also security belts and also conserve lives’, ‘offer cost-free vehicle parking for messenger’, ‘turn off engines and also conserve gas’, ‘transportation without air pollution’, ‘quit beeping’.
TGPWU intended to involve not just chauffeurs and also distribution companions, yet additionally the public and also business. Better and also much safer tasks and also functioning problems for the chauffeurs and also distribution companions, cleaner and also greener maintenance of the city they operate in, and also environment mindful selections made by all.