National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has partnered the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) under a strategic framework designed to facilitate occupational safety and health professional development training to industrial personnel.
The signing ceremony was held at the NSSA Head Office in Harare last week, with Dr Maxwell Chanakira representing Harare Institute of Technology, Eng. Quinton Kanhukamwe and Mr David Makwara, the Acting General Manager of the National Social Security Authority representing the social security body.
Dr. Chanakira said the partnership will see the Harare Institute of Technology’s Technology Centre Training Division and NSSA’s Occupational Safety and Health Division working closely to develop solutions that will improve occupational safety and health standards.
“The two parties are committed to cooperate in curriculum development and review, promotion and advertising, participant enrollment, training, assessment and quality assurance as well as certification. The agreement is valid for three years and is subject to mutual renewal and the two parties shall periodically meet and consult in order to promote smooth operation and cooperation.” read an official statement on the HIT website.
The Harare Institute of Technology is pioneering innovation across all industries through making high profile collaborations with corporate organizations such as TelOne, CBZ, The Zimbabwe Defense Forces and recently entered into another Memorandum of Understanding with the Zimbabwe Republic Police.