Safety and health at work resources

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Commemoration of International Day on Health and Safety at Work

    28 April 2016

    Every year worldwide 28th April is remembered as World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year it was commemorated under the theme “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge”. On this day, in Pakistan also, an event was organised where ILO along with its stakeholders reaffirmed their commitment towards the goal of safer workplaces. During this event, the annual EFP OSH&E Awards were also distributed amongst the winners.

  4. World Day on Safety and Health at Work 2016

    Mr Bussi, Director, ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao PDR, addressed the National event on World Day on Safety and Health at Work 2016.

  5. “Workplace stress, It’s time to lift it”l

    28 April 2016

    This World Day for Safety and Health focuses on the toll taken on the health and wellbeing of workers worldwide by stress in their working environment.

  6. Opening address at the Commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work; and the Conduct of Conference Workshop on Workers Participation in the Labour Laws Compliance System

    28 April 2016

    By Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work; and the Conduct of Conference Workshop on Workers at the Sequoia Hotel, Quezon City, 28 April 2016.

  7. ILO topic portal on Safety and health at work

    28 April 2016

  8. Nurturing OSH experts, fostering safe and healthy workplace

    28 April 2016

    The ILO in 2015 estimates that one accident case occurs at workplace for every 100,000 workers each day in Indonesia. Meanwhile, the Indonesian Social Security Providers (BPJS) reported that 50.089 occupational accidents cases were registered in 2015 alone. This shows that occupational safety and health (OSH) remains a major concern in the country.

  9. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment together with its social partners will organize a weeklong series of events in Kathmandu and nationwide to mark World Day for Safety and Health (OSH) at Work which include mass awareness rally on 28 April 2016, radio-talk, workshops and interaction programmes. The ILO is supporting the Department of Labour to organize an interaction programme on 4 May 2016 which will focus on an introduction of OSH, workplace stress and OSH in post-earthquake re-construction work.

  10. Commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day and the World Day for Safety and Health; and the Conduct of the Conference Workshop on Workers' Participation in the Labour Laws Compliance System

    The event focuses on the development of proposed additional guidelines for workers' representation in the Labour Laws Compliance System (LLCS) process, including the possibility of establishing a trade union monitoring network. This network is envisioned to facilitate education programmes to build the capacity of workers' in engaging in the LLCS process and in monitoring enterprise compliance, whether it be in the area of general labour standards or occupational safety and health standards. The conduct of this activity coincides with the observation of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, and shall also provide an opportunity to raise awareness on the important role of trade unions in labour inspection and in the promotion of safe and healthy working conditions.