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Document ID (ISN)111065
CIS number 10-0614
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title Labour inspection: What it is and what it does - A guide for employers
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2010. 39p.
Internet access A_guide_for_employers.pdf [in English]
Abstract Aimed at employers, this booklet provides guidance on labour inspection issues and implications that can contribute to progress through efforts in preventing accidents at work, protecting workers and improving their working conditions. Efficient labour inspectorates have the potential to enhance labour productivity by guaranteeing a decent working environment, in the interests of both workers and employers. Contents: introduction; what is the ILO; what is labour inspection; how the ILO helps strengthen labour inspection services; role of labour inspectors; how inspection visits are performed; why it is important to have a strong labour inspection service; differences between labour inspection and other inspection administrations; how labour inspection can help employers; how to collaborate with labour inspectorates; how tripartism can help strengthen labour inspection.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; conditions of work; role of labour inspection
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; responsibilities of employees; national organization; labour inspection; role of workers' organizations
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection