Assessment to Inform a Capacity Building Programme on Working Conditions

including Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and Decent Work within the Telecommunication Sector in Egypt

The ILO, through the ADWA’ project, aims to deepen private sector engagement towards achieving decent work in the telecommunications sector. The project, in cooperation with Ericsson, is implementing an integrated program to build capacity on working conditions, especially occupational safety and health and decent work within the telecommunications sector in Egypt. This program conducts a survey to assess the relevant policies and practices, to provide information on the level of application of Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines of Ericsson, international labour standards, and relevant national labour laws by service providers and suppliers network of Ericsson's.

This report provides an overview of suppliers’ performance in a range of areas of occupational safety and health, as well as decent work standards, and provides suggested recommendations that will be utilized to design the capacity enhancement program to be held during 2022 and 2023.