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.
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.
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).
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
13 December 2013
Quarterly E-Newsletter from the ILO’s Office in India, July - November 2013, Volume 2, Issue 3
21 November 2013
Inspections of all export-oriented Ready Made Garment (RMG) and knitwear factory buildings in Bangladesh will start tomorrow, 22 November 2013.
15 November 2013
An innovative programme to support reduction of HIV infections in Thailand will be launched by the ILO, UNAIDS and the Thailand Business Coalition on AIDS on 15 November.
22 October 2013
The US$24m programme has been developed with government, workers and employers in Bangladesh, in response to a number of accidents that have hit the country’s ready-made garment industry.