Shining a light of hope: Occupational safety and health in the informal economy. Hundreds of millions of workers worldwide suffer from work-related diseases and accidents.
09 July 2008
The ILO estimates that hundreds of millions of workers worldwide suffer from work-related diseases and accidents, the poorest and the least protected being the worst sufferers. Bringing occupational safety and health to those working and living in the informal economy represents a particular challenge as this report from the slums of Pune in India shows.
21 November 2007
One of every 10 people in the world has a disability — some 650 million worldwide. Approximately 470 million are of working age.
Report to the Government on employment injury insurance in Cambodia: legislation, financing and administration
01 January 2005
Presents recommendations for the gradual extension of social security coverage to employment-related injuries and occupational diseases in Cambodia.
01 January 2004
Presents technical material on valuation covering a wide-range of risks including old age, survivors, disability, sickness, maternity, employment injury, and unemployment. Provides concrete examples of work done by actuaries. It discusses the valuation of pensions, short-term cash benefits like sickness, maternity and unemployment insurance and examines the valuation of employment injury benefits as well. In addition, the book devotes special attention to what should be included in the actuarial report and presents a practical exercise to illustrate the important points discussed in the volume.