News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health

September 2005

  1. Poor workplace nutrition hits workers' health and productivity, says new ILO report

    15 September 2005

    Poor diet on the job is costing countries around the world up to 20 per cent in lost productivity, either due to malnutrition that plagues some one billion people in developing countries or the excess weight and obesity afflicting an equal number mostly in industrialized economies, says a new study by the International Labour Office (ILO).

April 2005

  1. ILO/WHO to develop joint guidelines on health services and HIV/AIDS

    19 April 2005

    Representatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) will join forces in Geneva on 19-21 April for a tripartite meeting of experts to develop new guidelines to protect the safety of health workers involved in the worldwide struggle against HIV/AIDS.