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Mineworkers face a constantly changing combination of workplace circumstances. In most countries, mining remains one of the most hazardous occupations.
  1.  Occupational safety and health in other sectors and industries 
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LEGOSH
This high profile knowledge product identifies the main laws governing OSH in the ILO Member States. Its classification structure is based on a comprehensive set of 11 themes, which follow key ILO standards.
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Rana Plaza: Never again
One year after the global garment industry's worst-ever industrial accident, the ILO together with the government, employers, trade unions and the international community are working together to make sure it never happens again.
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Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development: Practical approaches for improving safety, health and working conditions in agriculture

  1. Global manual
  2. Global action guide
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Training package
It also provides inputs for the drawing up of a National OSH Policy and of a National OSH Profile. It contains five modules, one for the trainer and four for trainees.
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This manual aims at reviewing workplace stress issues. It includes 50 easy-to-apply checkpoints for identifying stressors in working life and mitigating their harmful effects.
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This guide aims to help employers, workers and their representatives assess safety and health risks in the workplace.
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Training package
for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

Owners, managers, workers, and service providers can themselves improve workplace OSH conditions for the benefit of all.
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This guide takes you through all the steps required to formulate a national programme on OSH.
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Events

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

    24 - 27 August 2014, Frankfurt, Germany

  2. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

    8 September 2014 - 30 September 2015, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

  3. 7th China International Forum on Work Safety

    23 - 24 September 2014, Beijing

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World Congress Timeline

1955: 1st World Congress on Prevention of Employment Accidents in Rome, Italy
1958: 2nd World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Bruxelles, Belgium
1961: 3rd World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Paris, France
1964: 4th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in London, United Kingdom
1967: 5th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Zagreb, Yugoslavia ISSA
1971: 6th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Vienna, Austria
1974: 7th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Dublin, Ireland
1977: 8th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Bucharest, Romania
1980: 9th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Amsterdam, Netherlands
1983: 10th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Ottawa, Canada
1987: 11th World Congress on the Prevention of Employment Accidents and Occupational Diseases in Stockholm, Sweden
1990: 12th World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health in Hamburg, Germany
1993: 13th World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health in New Delhi, India
1996: 14th World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health in Madrid, Spain
1999: 15th World Congress on Occupational Safety and Health in Sao Paulo, Brazil
2002: 16th World Congress on Safety and Health at Work Vienna, Austria
2005: 17th World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Orlando, Florida, USA
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