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Document ID (ISN)112271
CIS number 12-0039
ISBN(s) 978-92-2-123342-8 (en); 978-92-2-223342-7 (fr); 978-92-2-323342-6 (es)
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Title Emerging risks and new patterns of prevention in a changing world of work
Original title Risques émergents et nouvelles formes de prévention dans un monde du travail en mutation [in French]
Riesgos emergentes y nuevos modelos de prevención en un mundo de trabajo en transformación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genčve 22, Switzerland, 2010. 17p. Illus.
Internet access Emerging_risks_and_new_patterns_of_prevention_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Risques_émergents_et_nouvelles_formes_de_prévention_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in French]
Riesgos_emergentes_y_nuevos_modelos_de_prevención_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract This booklet calls for the design and development of innovative national and regional strategies and programmes for facing the challenge of new hazards, emphasizing the roles of governments, employers' and workers' organizations, safety and health practitioners and other stakeholders. It also recognizes ILO's responsibility in spreading a preventive culture, through its standards and technical know-how, looking forward to a joint effort in reducing work-related fatalities, accidents and diseases.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; conditions of work; cooperation; national organization; terms of employment; new technologies
Descriptors (secondary) hazard evaluation; older workers; young persons; informal sector; migrant workers; stress factors; chemical hazards; biological hazards; nanotechnology
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information