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Document ID (ISN)74781
CIS number 00-353
Year 1999
Convention or series no. INT93/M12/NOR
Author(s)
Bureau for Workers' Activities (ILO)
Title Trade union actions to promote environmentally sustainable development
Bibliographic information International Labour Office, Bureau for Workers' Activities, 4 route des Morillons, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1999. vi, 56p. Illus. 26 ref.
Abstract Report on various projects of trade unions in different countries and areas to effect change on environmental issues: introducing occupational health, safety and environment committees in Eritrea; development of environmental awareness in Korea; mine-related environmental disaster in the Philippines; creation of a trade union partnership for environmental protection in India; reforestation project in Ghana; environmental management in three firms in the Philippines; export processing zones in Southern Africa; fight for clean water in an Indian community; safe use of pesticides in Guatemala.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; environment; training material; role of workers' organizations; pollution control
Descriptors (secondary) India; Guatemala; Korea, Republic of; Ghana; Philippines; Africa; safety and health committees; training manuals; report of activities; water pollution; employee rights; mining industry; workers' participation; pesticides
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Pollution control
Workers' participation