Gloves Instead of Socks

Compared to other countries in the region, safety standards in the cane and sugar sector of Kenya are poor. A new Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in December 2007, outlining a possible future shape of and the improvement in safety conditions in the workplaces in the country, but labour practices, specifically outsourcing and casualisation, have become a major drive for the further deterioration of safety standards in the country’s cane and sugar sector.

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