Each year 2.3 million people worldwide die from a work-related accident or disease. ILO Director-General announces renewed efforts to get compliance for health and safety standards at work around the globe.
The ILO marks a year since the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 entered into force worldwide on August 20, 2013. The MLC, 2006 provides comprehensive protection at work for seafarers. ILO TV travelled on board a container vessel to hear first-hand from seafarers what it's like to spend months at sea and what impact the convention has on their work.