A free glasses distribution programme among workers held in Picard Bangladesh – one of Leathergoods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) – in Zirabo, Asuliya Savar on Monday, 4th February, 2019. Mr. Md. Saiful Islam, Managing Director of Picard Bangladesh and President of LFMEAB distributed free glasses among 75 workers of Picard Bangladesh after free eye sight acuity test among 1500 workers. During the distribution, workers were seen delighted to receive their glasses. Free glasses distribution program will be held phase by phase in 160 LFMEAB member factories.
Under its beyond compliance initiatives LFMEAB has been facilitating health insurance for eligible workers of member factories, life insurance for all workers, regular Tuberculosis (TB) screening tests programs for workers, free eye sight acuity test and free glasses for workers, awareness building programs on health and hygiene for female workers, ergonomics assessment & modification, and community school as part of promotion of social development in leathergoods and footwear export sector which eventually will contribute to the implementation of SDGs.