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Encyclopaedia
of Occupational Health and Safety
First aid & emergency medical services; Health protection & promotion; Occupational health services.
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Encyclopaedia
of Occupational Health and Safety
Increased and reduced barometric pressure; Biological hazards; Disasters, Natural and technological; Electricity; Fire; Heat and cold; Hours of work; Indoor air quality; Indoor environmental control; Lighting; Noise; Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation; Vibration; Violence; Visual display units.
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Encyclopaedia
of Occupational Health and Safety
Accident prevention; Audits, inspections and investigations; Safety applications; Safety policy and leadership; Safety programs.
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Encyclopaedia
of Occupational Health and Safety
Clothing and finished textile products; Leather, fur and footwear; Textile goods industry.
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Encyclopaedia
of Occupational Health and Safety
Education and training; Emergency and security; Entertainment and the arts; Health care facilities and services; Hotels and restaurants; Office and retail trades; Personal and community services; Public and government services; Transport industry and warehousing.
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2012

  1. Fire safety: Action checklist

    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.

  2. Fire risk management

    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.

  3. Final conference of the EU/ILO project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda" in Malawi

    16 October 2012

    16 October 2012, Lilongwe, Malawi. Final brochure outlining key project activities. Background, aim, results achieved, the challenge, final project conference.

  4. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV and AIDS among manufacturing industry workers in Honduras

    01 October 2012

    This study was conducted by the ILO and the UNAH-VS, in partnership with UNAIDS, the Honduran Manufacturers Association and ASONAPVSIDAH. The objective is to identify the level of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relative to HIV and AIDS among the workers of six companies in the manufacturing industry located in Villanueva and Choloma of the Cortés Region.

  5. Knowledge, attitudes and practices on HIV and AIDS among national port authority and dock workers in Honduras

    01 October 2012

    This study was conducted by the ILO, with the support of the OFID, in collaboration with UNAH-VS, UNAIDS, ENP, SITRAENP, and ASONAPVSIDAH. The objective is to ascertain the level of knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding HIV and AIDS among the workforce of the National Port Authority (ENP), and the dock workers employed at Puerto Cortés.

  6. e-OSH 2012: Electronic library on occupational safety and health

    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).

  7. HIV and AIDS: Guide for tourism sector

    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).

  8. Employment injury protection in Serbia: issues and options

    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.

  9. Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety

    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.

  10. Guidelines for Port State Control Officers Carrying out Inspections under the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No.188)

    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.

  11. Stress Prevention at Work Checkpoints. Practical improvements for stress prevention in the workplace

    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.

  12. Ergonomic Checkpoints in Agriculture

    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...

2011

  1. Report and analysis of the survey: "A truck driver's life: working conditions and sexual health" - HIV and long-distance transport in Paraguay

    01 December 2011

    The present survey, entitled “A truck driver’s life: Working conditions and sexual health”, in which 279 truck (goods transport) drivers and 58 long-distance (passenger transport) drivers participated, was conducted in seven cities throughout Paraguay during the months of April and May 2010.

  2. Research on occupational safety and health for migrant workers in five Asia and the Pacific countries: Australia, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

    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.

  3. Participatory Action-Oriented Training

    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.

  4. Guidelines for the use of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses: ILO Standard Digital Images (ILO 2011-D) in DICOM Format

    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.

  5. Guidelines for the use of the ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses, Revised edition 2011

    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.

  6. Radiation protection and safety of radiation sources: International basic safety standards – Interim edition

    03 November 2011

    The objective of this Safety Requirements publication (General Safety Requirements Part 3) is to establish, on the basis of the safety objective and principles established in the Fundamental Safety Principles, requirements for the protection of people and the environment from harmful effects of ionizing radiation and for the safety of radiation sources.

  1. Ebola Virus Disease
    Occupational safety and health

    Joint WHO/ILO briefing note for workers and employers

  1. New online edition

    Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health & Safety

    The most comprehensive reference source on OSH, presents a panoramic view of the basic available information in the field.

  2. CISDOC - bibliographic database

    Contains about 70,000 citations of documents that deal with occupational accidents and diseases as well as ways of preventing them.

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