20 December 2012
This paper explores the volumes, sources and flows of e-waste, the risks it poses to e-waste workers and the environment, occupational safety and health issues, labour issues and regulatory frameworks, and links this growing global problem with the International Labour Organization’s current and future work.
12 December 2012
This advocacy report attempts to identify the elements which should be taken into account in determining the cost of occupational accidents and diseases at the national level, with a focus on developing countries. The aim is to help countries identify the economic costs of not improving workplace safety and health – to employers, to workers and to society as a whole – and to inform decision-makers of the net costs of policies presented to them.
12 December 2012
This report focuses on the importance of national reporting of occupational accidents and diseases and how it can be improved, as well as data collection systems and how the data can be evaluated and analyzed.
01 December 2012
The Safety Recommendations provide information on the design, construction, equipment, training and protection of the crews of small fishing vessels with a view to promoting the safety of the vessel and the safety and health of the crews.
01 November 2012
This checklist is a management tool to implement practical actions to improve fire safety at the workplace. The successful implementation of this checklist is dependent on the willingness and cooperation between employers, supervisors and workers to make positive changes in the workplace to improve fire safety.
01 November 2012
This booklet is designed to provide employers, managers, workers and governmental organizations with key information on the very severe risks that fires pose in the workplace, as well as on their prevention and control.
16 October 2012
16 October 2012, Lilongwe, Malawi. Final brochure outlining key project activities. Background, aim, results achieved, the challenge, final project conference.
25 June 2012
This invaluable trilingual DVD-ROM gives you quick access to a wide range of ILO documents on occupational safety and health (OSH).
01 June 2012
The present Guide is a compilation of a range of resources – including tools and information – that can be used by the different players in the tourism sector to help slow the spread of the AIDS virus. This Guide will also give effect to the provisions of Recommendation No. 200, recalling the specific and important role of employers’ and workers’ organizations in promoting and supporting sectoral, national and international efforts in response to HIV and AIDS and tuberculosis (TB).
28 May 2012
It is hoped that this study will provide useful guidance regarding how to respond to new trends and developments in the area of working time and develop innovative, mutually beneficial working-time arrangements without compromising workers’ health and workplace safety.
02 May 2012
This report describes the current system in Serbia in light of the principles of employment injury protection and looks at occupational safety and health issues in the context of current economic conditions and challenges.
20 February 2012
The new Encyclopaedia website is a cutting-edge global knowledge platform for sharing occupational safety and health (OSH) information and good practices. This online multidisciplinary book of facts and knowledge presents the general user with a panoramic view of the field. The Encyclopaedia was written and compiled by world class researchers and industry experts. It is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject and one of the flagship and widely respected publications of the ILO.
19 January 2012
The Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No.188), aims to ensure that these seafarers have decent work conditions on board. These guidelines give an overview of the Convention and outline the port State control responsibilities relating to it.
06 January 2012
Work-related stress is one of the most important issues in many countries. The negative impacts of stress are multiform and can include circulatory and gastrointestinal diseases as well as physical, psychosomatic and psycho-social problems. These in turn can lead to poor work performance, high accident and injury rates, and low productivity.
06 January 2012
Agriculture is one of the most hazardous sectors in both developing and developed countries. Increasing attention is being given to applying practical actions in rural and agricultural settings to reduce work-related accidents and diseases, improve living conditions and increase productivity...
01 January 2012
01 December 2011
This working paper presents trends and facts relevant to the five target countries’ OSH environments for migrant workers, with the long term aim of raising awareness of workplace safety for migrant labour forces and instilling the significance of sound OSH practices at work in all stakeholders, including governments, employers, workers and NGOs.
30 November 2011
Participatory Action-Oriented Training is a practical method to support workplace initiatives based on self-help voluntary actions. It also helps local people carry out immediate improvements in occupational safety and health and their working conditions by using locally available resources.
17 November 2011
This revised (2011) edition of the "Guidelines for the use of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses" extends the applicability of the ILO scheme to classifications of results from digital radiographic images of the chest. The ILO Standard Digital Images (ILO 2011-D) have been prepared for this purpose.
17 November 2011
This revised (2011) edition of the Guidelines for the use of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses extends the applicability of the Classification to digital radiographic images of the chest, as described in a new chapter 6 (page 14). Chapters 1 through 5 are identical to those that appeared in the preceding (2000) edition of the Guidelines. That text remains applicable as written for classifying conventional film-screen radiographs and the associated sets of ILO standard radiographs remain available from the ILO.
The most comprehensive reference source on OSH, presents a panoramic view of the basic available information in the field.
Contains about 70,000 citations of documents that deal with occupational accidents and diseases as well as ways of preventing them.