Safety and health at work resources

  1. Provincial Youth Employment Consultative Workshop

    On 19th December 2017, the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) in collaboration with International Labour Organization (ILO) and Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP) convened provincial consultation on Youth Employment Framework in Muzaffarabad. This was fourth consultation after Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan, aimed at devising consensus based youth employment strategies. The event was attended by Government departments, academia, UN agencies, Youth-led organizations, civil society organizations, Workers’ organization and Youth from AJK.

  2. Workshop on Occupational Diseases

    Safe and healthy work is a fundamental human right and safe and healthy workplaces are a foundation of sustainable development. Yet, based on the most recent ILO estimates, 2.78 million workers continue to die each year from work-related injuries and illnesses.

  3. VCT@Work for Port Workers on World AIDS Day 2017

    The ILO responds to HIV epidemic by providing technical assistance and support through a range of workplace program. The most recent ILO-UNAIDS joint initiative VCT@Work has been implemented in Indonesia since December 2013.

  4. Provincial Consultative Workshop on Youth Employment Framework

    The ILO will support the Government of Balochistan and Prime Ministers’ Youth Programme (PMYP) in organizing a consultative workshop on Youth Employment Framework in Quetta. This is part of a series of consultations across the country aimed at devising consensus based strategies for youth employment and empowerment.

  5. Advancing Pakistan’s occupational safety and health legislation through social dialogue

    28 November 2017

    The ILO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development organized a two-day National Tripartite Consultation on OSH in the mining sector. The Consultation took stock of the OSH situation in the mining sector, raised awareness on the sub optimal working conditions, mapped possible solutions for improvement and identified roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in promoting a preventive safety and health culture.

  6. Consensus emerges to escalate efforts for improved OSH conditions of Pakistan’s mine workers

    27 November 2017

    The ILO, in cooperation with the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development organized a two-day National Tripartite Consultation on OSH in the mining sector. The Consultation took stock of the OSH situation in the mining sector, raised awareness on the sub optimal working conditions, mapped possible solutions for improvement and identified roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in promoting a preventive safety and health culture.

  7. Achievements of Filipino youth at the 21st World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    26 November 2017

    Young people from the Philippines find solutions to address occupational safety and health at work. Prototypes developed at the 21st World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore include a worker's eye app and round table with key stakeholders.

  8. National Tripartite Consultation on Occupational Safety and Health Legislation

    The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the ILO will convene a National Tripartite Consultation on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Legislation with funding from the EU and Dutch Government. The objective of the meeting is to gain a shared understanding among the tripartite constituents from the provinces and regions as well as other stakeholders on how to develop sound OSH legislation and draw consensus on a harmonized approach to this matter.

  9. National tripartite consultation on Occupational Safety and Heath in the mining sector

    The ILO Pakistan Office will convene a tripartite consultation on Occupational Safety and Health in the Mining Sector in Pakistan. The OSH tripartite conference will discuss the safety issues and will try to formulate a way forward to promote a preventative and safety culture in the mines, to reduce accidents, to enhance production and to forge a cooperation between the tripartite stake holders; the government, the mine owners and the workers.

  10. Achievements of Indonesian Youth at the 21st World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017

    16 November 2017

    Nine youth from Indonesia were selected from amongst more than 350 applicants to participate in a establishing a new international network of 125 ‘Youth Champions for OSH’ aged 15 – 24 from 29 countries during the SafeYouth@Work Congress organized by ILO at the invitation of the XXI WCSH International Organizing Committee (IOC) and in close collaboration with the Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MoM).