Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease.
Every 15 seconds, 153 workers have a work-related accident.
The ILO aims to create worldwide awareness of the dimensions and consequences of work-related accidents, injuries and diseases and to place the health and safety of all workers on the international agenda and to stimulate and support practical action at all levels.
Decent work is safe work.
Belgium has ratified the Invalidity, Old-Age and Survivors’ Benefits Convention, 1967 (No. 128), the Chemicals Convention, 1990 (No. 170), and the Working Conditions (Hotels and Restaurants) Convention, 1991 (No. 172)
14 June 2017
Our impact, their voices
12 June 2017
4 September 2017 - 30 September 2018
2 - 13 October 2017
16 - 20 October 2017
Creating safe and healthy workplaces
This app series is a new digital tool for improving occupational safety and health in the workplace. Users can explore illustrated descriptions of each checkpoint and create interactive checklists tailored to their workplace. Each app also includes best practice recommendations for taking action and implementing effective improvements.
50 easy-to-implement checkpoints for identifying sources of stress in the workplace and mitigating their harmful effects.
132 realistic and flexible solutions to ergonomic problems, applicable across a whole range of workplace situations.
100 practical actions to improve safety and health and increase productivity, tailored for rural and agricultural settings.