Events and meetings

October 2014

  1. Meeting of Experts on Maritime Occupational Safety and Health

    13 - 17 October 2014

  2. ACTRAV Symposium on the role of trade unions in the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Asia- Pacific region

    1 - 3 October 2014

    35 Union leaders from 14 countries in Asia and the Pacific will participate in the Symposium to place greater emphasis on Occupational Safety and Health and promote collective bargaining in the region.

September 2014

  1. Global Dialogue Forum on Wages and Working Hours in the Textiles, Clothing, Leather and Footwear Industries

    23 - 25 September 2014

    Tripartite participants discussed ways to address wages and working hours in the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries.

  2. 7th China International Forum on Work Safety

    23 - 24 September 2014

    Under the theme “Strenghten work safety foundation and improve safety-enabling capacity”, the forum will revolve around related topics such as underground mine refuge chambers, management and control of major hazard sources of chemicals, prevention and control of occupational hazards in workplaces, safety inspection by governments and social supervision, and promoting the progress of safety foundation of enterprises.

August 2014

  1. XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014

    24 - 27 August 2014

    The World Congress for Safety and Health at Work offers a platform for the exchange of information and views to experts in occupational safety and health (OSH), representatives of enterprises and workers (the social partners), decision-makers in governments and public authorities, and anyone else active in the area of OSH.

June 2014

  1. 125 Labour Inspectors Completed Training by the ITC-ILO

    26 June 2014

    Newly trained Labour Inspectors of the Department of Inspection of Factories and Establishments (DIFE) of the Government of Bangladesh will be awarded certificates at an event to mark the successful completion of the ITC-ILO training.

April 2014

  1. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Central and Eastern Europe

    28 April 2014

    The ILO celebrates the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on the 28 April to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. “Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for 2014. Several events were organized in Central and Eastern Europe to mark the day and commemorate victims of workplace accidents.

  2. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    Some events organized in Italy on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  3. 28 April - World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2014

    “Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work“ is the theme for the 2014 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Marking the day, an ILO report shows that while chemicals can be useful, necessary steps should be taken to prevent and control potential risks for workers, workplaces, communities and the environment.

December 2013

  1. Labour Inspection and the Role of Private Compliance Initiatives

    10 - 12 December 2013

    Following a general discussion on labour administration and labour inspection at the 100th Session (2011) of the International Labour Conference, the ILO Governing Body decided in October 2013 to convene a meeting of experts on labour inspection and the role of private compliance initiatives.