Safety and health at work resources

  1. Workers pick up safety quiz prizes

    25 July 2017

    A prize giving ceremony has marked the end of ‘Safe Workplaces, Go ahead Bangladesh’ radio campaign. The campaign raised awareness of basic occupational safety and health (OSH) issues and their prevention in the Bangladesh RMG sector.

  2. Addressing occupational health challenges, fighting the invisible killer

    To promote a new paradigm of prevention which also focuses on work-related diseases, not only on occupational injuries, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS) jointly organize a Training Programme on Occupational Health in Beijing.

  3. ILO launches media competition and Youth4OSH project in the Philippines

    05 June 2017

    To build a safety and health culture among young Filipino workers, the ILO launches the Youth4OSH Project and invites young people to join the SafeYouth@Work Media Competition. Winning entries for photo, film, song, story, poster/drawing and the unique Surprise Us category will get the chance to travel to Singapore in September 2017 and to present their winning piece due on 30 June 2017.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Opening Remarks at the Commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2017: The Launch of OSH4Youth and SafeYouth@Work Projects in Indonesia

    28 April 2017

    By Michiko Miyamoto, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Commemoration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2017: The Launch of OSH4Youth and SafeYouth@Work Projects in Indonesia

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.