Labour inspection and occupational safety and health management systems

SafeWork, the new ILO global OSH Programme, in collaboration with the International Association of Labour Inspection, IALI, the Government of Norway, and several German partners organised an International Symposium on the above subject on the occasion of A+A 2001, from 14 to 16 May 2001 in Dusseldorf.
Labour inspectorates systems are the main governmental organisations (in most countries) that impact directly on the working environment at enterprise levels. They have a major role in promoting such new OSH-MS, whether international or national, in introducing and monitoring their effective application in enterprises, and in enforcing correlating statutory