RANDOM checks carried out at a food factory by the Nasinu Town Council's health department has revealed some weaknesses in aspects of occupational and health safety.
And the council says it will continue to follow up with that factory to ensure necessary improvements are carried out.
Nasinu Town Council special administrator Mosese Kama said a recent training for staff to improve health and safety measures at the factory was prompted by the random check.
"The training required the 29 employees to walk around the factory premises and identify some possible health risks and during their group presentation, they were required to provide some solutions to the problem," Mr Kama said a statement.
"This practical exercise helped them to understand the importance of hygiene practices and how it will benefit the consumers and the factory by making it a very clean and healthy environment to work in," he said.
The training is in line with the council's efforts to improve food production within the municipality and good hygiene practices at work.
Mr Kama said participants were reminded that health and hygiene in the workplace was everyone's business and not for management staff alone.
"The health department will continue to follow up with the factory to see that necessary improvements are carried out," he said.