Safety and health at work resources

  1. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Situation Analysis on Youth Employment in Sri Lanka

    28 June 2015

    International Labour Organisation (ILO) project ‘Support to implement youth employment policies and coordinating for youth employment in Sri Lanka’ iscalling for proposals to conduct a situation analysis on youth employment in Sri Lanka. The Government of Sri Lanka is committed to improving young people’s prospects in their quests for decent jobs. The situation analysis document, to be produced with the active collaboration of the ILO and interested stakeholders will represent the basis for the new National Action Plan for Youth Employment in Sri Lanka providing a detailed description of the current economic and policy situation and proposing circumstantiated evidence about potential ways forward. Companies interested in submitting a proposal for the above situation analysis are requested to send the relevant documents/information mentioned on the ToR by 11.59pm on Thursday, 2 July 2015. THE PROPOSAL SHOULD BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO colombo@ilo.org under the subject line ‘Situation analysis on youth employment in Sri Lanka’. Print submissions will not be accepted. In case of exceptionally qualified applicants, application for submission of only output 1 or only output 2 can be accepted. Preference will be given to applications consisting of both outputs. Early submissions are strongly encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

  2. Fostering Female Talent in the Workforce: Women in business and management

    26 June 2015

    The preparation of this report entailed a participatory approach with contributions from national employers’ organizations in the region, ILO specialists on employers and gender experts, and consultants with expertise in gender equality and entrepreneurship.

  3. Viet Nam enters a new phase in occupational safety and health

    25 June 2015

    Viet Nam’s new Law on Occupational Safety and Health has been given a green light, marking a significant milestone by extending the protection and preventive efforts to the informal economy

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

    18 June 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.

  5. Domestic Workers Day – “My Fair Home” campaign launch Monday 15 June – Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT), Bangkok

    Domestic Workers’ Day, celebrated around the world on 16 June, commemorates the 2011 International Convention that extended legal protection to over 50 million domestic workers across the world. The ILO’s Convention No. 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers has been ratified by 17 governments, including the Philippines. This year, we invite employers of domestic workers in the Asia Pacific region to join the “My Fair Home” campaign, and ratify the principles of C189 in their own homes. The campaign, a collaboration between the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) and the ILO, will be launched on 15 June 2015 in Bangkok, with a press panel event featuring Ms Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, Indonesian domestic worker advocate. To find out more information about the event, please contact Eliza Marks, at marks@iloguest.org

  6. Workshop for Trade Union Representatives on Social Protection Floor

    The workshop will provide an opportunity to the participating members to enhance their understanding of the SPF determinants. the objective of the workshop are a) awareness raising/advocacy campaigns among the workers; representatives on social protection floor initiatives, b) strengthening the capacity of trade unions in supporting the formulation of policy actions and active implementation of SPF schemes in the state, and c) to discuss and develop a road map / future action to take forward the SPF campaign initiatives.

  7. ILO’s statement on the death of Cambodian workers in a road accident

    20 May 2015

    The ILO extends its deepest sympathy to the families and dependants of workers killed and injured.

  8. Japanese delegate visits project sites in Northern Cebu

    19 May 2015

    A visiting Japanese delegation came away impressed from a field mission to a number of ILO’s project sites in Northern Cebu.

  9. The International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) Database for ASEAN (ASEAN Labour Migration Statistics) is now on the Asia Pacific Migration Network!

    19 May 2015

    The database, created by the Canadian Government-funded ASEAN TRIANGLE Project, gathers together a range of statistical sources relating to international migrants and international migrant workers in the ten ASEAN Member States in order to fill an important knowledge gap.

  10. Regional cooperation to strengthen occupational safety and health

    15 February 2015

    Governments, employers and workers from 10 ASEAN member States and Pacific Island partners gathered in Manila to raise safety and health standards in the region.