Three years after the deadly Rana Plaza building collapse killed more than 1,100 garment workers in Bangladesh, Solidarity Center safety training is helping empower workers to take safety into their own hands.


A new Solidarity Center photo essay shows how garment workers, union leaders and factory management learn about fire and building safety codes and preventative measures, and practice steps to take in an emergency.


Some 176 union leaders have completed the Solidarity Center’s Fire and Building Safety 10-week certification program, putting 62 Bangladesh garment factories on a path towards safer working conditions. The Solidarity Center has held nine 10-week intensive training courses on fire and building safety.


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