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© Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2014
Joint WHO/ILO briefing note for workers and employers
This briefing note is based on the existing WHO and ILO guides and recommendations for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) at the time of the publication. It will be updated as new information and recommendations become available.
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Resource list
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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© Munir Uz Zaman / AFP 2014
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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News

  1. World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    ILO Director-General: "Work claims more victims than war"

    26 August 2014

  2. © Issouf Sanogo / AFP 2014

    Article

    ILO's role in the 2014 Ebola outbreak

    25 August 2014

  3. World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

    A world without fatal work accidents is possible

    25 August 2014

Events

  1. Master in Occupational Safety and Health

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

  2. 7th China International Forum on Work Safety

    23 - 24 September 2014, Beijing

  3. The employment injury schemes and the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases

    13 - 24 October 2014, International Training Centre of the ILO, Turin, Italy

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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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