Safety and health at work resources

  1. ILO Viet Nam newsletter, September 2015

    24 September 2015

    The highlight of this edition is the interview with new ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee. The quarterly newsletter also includes information on Viet Nam’s minimum wage increase proposal, the national blueprint to eliminate asbestos and how migrant resource centres have helped migrant workers to make informed decisions.

  2. ILO/Japan Fund for Building Social Safety Nets in Asia and the Pacific (SSN Fund)

    23 September 2015

    The SSN Fund aims to broaden the use of social safety nets through a wide range of projects to extend existing social security systems, promote occupational safety and health (OSH), develop human resources, strengthen labour inspection, eliminate forced labour and foster entrepreneurship. The Fund also responds to natural disasters by implementing crisis response activities in the affected areas to support disaster recovery.

  3. Programme document: Improving Fire and General Building Safety Project

    20 September 2015

  4. Union, government officials help develop union registration, anti-discrimination procedures with ILO support

    10 September 2015

    Trade unions and officials of the Directorate of Labour in Bangladesh are working with ILO towards developing standard operating procedures relating to the registration of new unions and cases of anti-union discrimination.

  5. Mission on ILO Project “Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers - Safe & Healthy Youth (SHY)”

  6. Compact Statement

    01 September 2015

    Staying engaged: A Sustainability Compact for continuous improvements in labour rights and factory safety in the Ready-Made Garment and Knitwear Industry in Bangladesh

  7. Fire department officials trained on remediation process for RMG factories

    ILO is helping members of the Bangladesh fire service to follow up on the findings of RMG factory safety assessments in a more systematic and effective manner.

  8. Supporting the Improvement of the Legal and Institutional Framework on Occupational Safety and Health in Myanmar (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    Building on ILO’s engagement in Myanmar over the past decade and taking into account the most recent developments in the country, this project aims to contribute to better, safer and healthier working conditions in Myanmar.

  9. Improving Labour Law Compliance and Building Sound Labour Practices in the Export Oriented Shrimp Sector in Bangladesh

    11 August 2015

    The Shrimp project is funded by the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and aims to promote better labour law compliance with international labour standards, particularly fundamental principles and rights at work in the export-oriented shrimp sector.

  10. Promoting Occupational Safety and Health in Asia and the Pacific (Project fact sheet)

    11 August 2015

    ILO/Korea Partnership Programme aims to strengthen national occupational safety and health (OSH) systems in the region, including labour inspections, occupational injury reporting, training, information and national OSH campaigns.