Safety and health at work resources

  1. Twenty labour inspectors trained to become trainers

    Labour inspectors from different districts of Bangladesh gained specialised knowledge on inspection as part of ongoing capacity building effort of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE).

  2. Discussion on expanding National Occupational Diseases List China

    People with Hepatitis are more common than people with HIV in China. Occupational infection of these blood borne pathogens should be considered an occupational disease for healthcare workers.

  3. Decent Work Country Diagnostics (DWCD) Inception-cum-Capacity Building Workshop

    The workshop will introduce the background, concept and elements of the DWCD process including statistical decent work indicators, legal framework indicators and the proposed DWCD analytical framework to the national government agencies, workers and employers organizations.

  4. Message from Ms Ingrid Christensen, Country Director of the ILO on occasion of 2016 International Occupational Safety and Health(OSH) Day

    03 May 2016

    28th April is commemorated as World OSH Day every year. Since last 11 years, the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan celebrates this day by organizing ‘OSH Awards’ with tripartite stakeholders to encourage corporate sector to compete in adopting good OSH practices. In 2016, more than 30 companies won OSH Awards in different categories. The event is supported by ILO through ‘Strengthening Labour Inspection System in Pakistan’ project.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Commemoration of Workers' Memorial Day and the World Day for Safety and Health

    The activity observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work, commemorates Workers' Memorial Day and raises awareness on the important role of trade unions in labour inspection and in the promotion of safe and healthy working conditions.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. “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.