Safety and health at work resources
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  1. The Commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Promoting Occupational Safety and Health at the Small and Medium Enterprises in Indonesia

    28 April 2014

    The event is part of the awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on emerging trends in the field of occupational safety and health and on the magnitude of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities worldwide.

  2. ILO Viet Nam Director's Speech on the launching of the national work safety week

    16 March 2014

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Gyorgy Sziraczki, addresses the launching of the National Week on Safety and Health and Fire Prevention organized in Hue City on 16 March.

  3. Norway funds effort to strengthen labour rights, improve occupational health and safety for 4,000 Bangladeshi workers in garment, leather and shrimp sectors

    16 March 2014

    "Decent Work and fair globalization are important and related objectives on the Norwegian Government’s agenda. Everybody must enjoy basic workers’ rights, work in an environment where standards are respected, and receive their share of the wealth created,” stated H. E. Ms Merete Lundemo, Ambassador of Norway to Bangladesh.

  4. Viet Nam ratifies ILO Convention, showing strong commitment to work safety

    12 March 2014

    The Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, known as Convention 187, is expected to help the country with its work safety laws and international trade negotiations.

  5. Ergonomic checkpoints Chinese second edition has been published

    27 February 2014

    Fully revised and expanded, this new edition of the highly successful Ergonomic checkpoints is aimed at reducing work-related accidents and diseases and improving safety, health and working conditions. Building on the wealth of experience of practitioners in applying these checkpoints, the second edition features revised text, additional checkpoints and new, full-colour illustrations.

  6. ILO welcomes the upgrading of the Bangladesh Labour Inspectorate

    09 February 2014

    The ILO welcomes the decision of the Government of Bangladesh to upgrade the Chief Inspector of Factories and Establishments office to a ‘Department’. With this upgrade, the number of labour and factory inspectors will increase to a total of 575 from the current 183 positions.

  7. Work Improvement at Small Construction Sites (WISCON) Training of Trainers Workshop

    04 February 2014

    As part of the overall effort in Indonesia to strengthen safety and health at work in the country and in particularly in the construction industry, the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration (MOMT) has requested the ILO to support them in launching the Work Improvement at Small Construction Sites (WISCON) approach, which is a training approach specifically targeting small construction companies.

  8. © EyePress News 2014
    New labour inspectors on board to ensure compliance

    22 January 2014

    To achieve sustainable reform in labour inspection system in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the program “Promotion of Social and Environmental Standards in the Industry” (PSES), implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), joined hands to develop capacity of the newly recruited labour inspectors of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE).

  9. Address at the ILO/Ministry of Labour & Employment (MOLE)/ILO: Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17)

    17 December 2013

    By Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India at the ILO/MOLE Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17), New Delhi, India, 17 December 2013

  10. E-Newsletter

    13 December 2013

    Quarterly E-Newsletter from the ILO’s Office in India, July - November 2013, Volume 2, Issue 3

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