Safety and health at work resources

  1. Lao People's Democratic Republic Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2017-2021

    26 May 2017

    The 2017–21 DWCP for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) provides a five-year framework for cooperation between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the national constituents (the Lao PDR Government and employers’ and workers’ organizations). The document represents the outcome of consultations that culminated in a final tripartite endorsement in Vientiane on 3 March 2017. It reflects the priorities of the national constituents as well as findings of a review of the DWCP 2011–15 and an analysis of decent work trends, opportunities and challenges in Lao PDR.

  2. Validation Workshop on Draft Decree on sanctions to labour related violations

    The aim of the workshop is to validate the draft Decree on penalties for administrative violations against regulations on labour, social insurance and overseas manpower supply, a Decree which interpret the regulations of the new OSH law into suitable applicable sanctions.

  3. Indonesian young worker safety on the job

    02 May 2017

    Young workers should be more aware of the risks and hazards associated with their industry sector, their rights at work when it comes to occupational safety and health (OSH), and should be directly involved in solutions together with employers and the Government, in line with a vision of zero work-related injuries, diseases and deaths.

  4. Occupational Safety and Health and Youth in Indonesia: talkshow in Radio Motion FM

    28 April 2017

    Young workers should be more aware of the risks and hazards associated with their industry sector, their rights at work when it comes to occupational safety and health (OSH), and should be directly involved in solutions together with employers and the Government, in line with a vision of zero work-related injuries, diseases and deaths.

  5. World Day for Safety and Health at Work: The Launch of OSH4Youth and SafeYouth@Work Projects

    In response to employment challenges for young workers, the ILO Youth Employment Programme has developed the training package “Youth Rights @Work: Decent work for young people” that consists of a guide for facilitators and a toolkit that provide hands-on examples of rights and entitlements of young workers as well as recruitment practices and workplace situations.

  6. How data can protect workers’ health and lives

    28 April 2017

    This year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work focuses on the critical need for countries to improve their capacity to collect and utilize reliable occupational safety and health data. Dr Francisco Santos-O'Connor (ILO Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health – OSH for Asia) explains the importance of optimizing the collection and use of these data.

  7. World day for Safety and Health at Work

    The International Labour Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour & Trade Union Relations, National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) together with the Employers & Workers is organizing a National Seminar on Occupational Safety & Health on 28th April 2017 to commemorate World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The workshop will be held at Hotel Renuka from 9.00 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.

  8. © ILO/Maxime Fossat 2017

    Flash mob, toolbox talks rally workplace safety in the Philippines

    27 April 2017

    Youth rise up against workplace accidents and illnesses through flash mob and toolbox talks to mark the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in the Philippines.

  9. Building a culture of prevention for Indonesian young workers

    27 April 2017

    To commemorate this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work on the 28th of April, the ILO is organizing an interactive discussion in Jakarta on safe work for youth, raising public awareness, particularly on the part of Indonesian young workers themselves. The event will include a radio talkshow on key actions that employers, government authorities, and young workers themselves can take to proactively promote a culture of prevention.

  10. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment together with its social partners is organizing a series of events in Kathmandu and nationwide for World Day for Safety and Health at Work.