Safety and health at work resources

  1. Vacancy notice : National Project Coordinator

    07 July 2016

    The International Labour Organisation is looking for a dynamic individual to fill the post of National Project Coordinator for the ILO Plantations Project. Please refer the attached terms of reference for more details.

  2. South Asia Experts’ Meeting on Occupational Safety and Health

    The purpose of the meeting is to bring together occupational safety and health experts from South Asia, as well as ILO specialists, to enhance knowledge-sharing and technical collaboration on occupational safety and health issues among SAARC countries.

  3. When the safety of Nepali migrant workers fails: A review of data on the numbers and causes of the death of Nepali migrant workers

    22 June 2016

    The report presents and analyses data sets and information on the deaths of Nepali migrant workers during their employment in the countries of destination. In addition to providing a comprehensive review of the numbers and reasons for the death of Nepali migrants, the report also aims to compare it with the death rates of the general population in Nepal. It makes an attempt to take a critical look at the limitations of the data while highlighting how the reporting on fatalities among migrant workers can be improved.

  4. Twenty labour inspectors trained to become trainers

    Labour inspectors from different districts of Bangladesh gained specialised knowledge on inspection as part of ongoing capacity building effort of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE).

  5. Discussion on expanding National Occupational Diseases List China

    People with Hepatitis are more common than people with HIV in China. Occupational infection of these blood borne pathogens should be considered an occupational disease for healthcare workers.

  6. Decent Work Country Diagnostics (DWCD) Inception-cum-Capacity Building Workshop

    The workshop will introduce the background, concept and elements of the DWCD process including statistical decent work indicators, legal framework indicators and the proposed DWCD analytical framework to the national government agencies, workers and employers organizations.

  7. Message from Ms Ingrid Christensen, Country Director of the ILO on occasion of 2016 International Occupational Safety and Health(OSH) Day

    03 May 2016

    28th April is commemorated as World OSH Day every year. Since last 11 years, the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan celebrates this day by organizing ‘OSH Awards’ with tripartite stakeholders to encourage corporate sector to compete in adopting good OSH practices. In 2016, more than 30 companies won OSH Awards in different categories. The event is supported by ILO through ‘Strengthening Labour Inspection System in Pakistan’ project.

  8. What’s next after Indonesia’s new disability law: disability management in the workplace

    30 April 2016

    Indonesia recently celebrated the birth of the country’s new disability law with the enactment of Law No. 8/2016 on Persons with Disabilities on 18 April 2016. The Law marks a significant movement – if not historical – in shifting national’s perspective towards persons with disabilities from social-based to human rights-based approach.

  9. Promoting OSH culture in domestic work

    29 April 2016

    Most people may think that home is the safest place, but in fact there are many hazards and risks posed by domestic environment. These hazards and risks include, among others, case of fire, food poisoning, chemical substances, accidents and so forth.

  10. Commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day and the World Day for Safety and Health

    The activity observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work, commemorates Workers' Memorial Day and raises awareness on the important role of trade unions in labour inspection and in the promotion of safe and healthy working conditions.