16 March 2014
ILO Viet Nam Director, Gyorgy Sziraczki, addresses the launching of the National Week on Safety and Health and Fire Prevention organized in Hue City on 16 March.
16 March 2014
"Decent Work and fair globalization are important and related objectives on the Norwegian Government’s agenda. Everybody must enjoy basic workers’ rights, work in an environment where standards are respected, and receive their share of the wealth created,” stated H. E. Ms Merete Lundemo, Ambassador of Norway to Bangladesh.
12 March 2014
The Convention on Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health, known as Convention 187, is expected to help the country with its work safety laws and international trade negotiations.
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.
04 February 2014
As part of the overall effort in Indonesia to strengthen safety and health at work in the country and in particularly in the construction industry, the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration (MOMT) has requested the ILO to support them in launching the Work Improvement at Small Construction Sites (WISCON) approach, which is a training approach specifically targeting small construction companies.
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.