Occupational safety and health country profile: Thailand

 International labour standards


    Ratification of ILO conventions

    Database on international labour standards

    Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).

Policies and programmes

  1. 2012-2016

    National Master Plan

    Provides directions for OSH development in the country: 'Decent Safety and Health for Workers'.

  2. 2015

    National profile

    Summarizes the ongoing OSH situations and statistics, national policy and action plan for OSH development of the country.

Laws and regulations


    National regulatory framework

    Global database on OSH legislation

    Provides a picture of the regulatory framework of the main elements of OSH legislation. Contains comprehensive legal information and analysis.


    National legislation

    National labour legislation database

    Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities

    The Bureau of Occupational Safety and Healthunder the Department of Labour Protection and Welfare (DLPW) of the Ministry of Labour, is the main authority responsible for OSH matters and ILO related activities in Thailand. The DLPW, through the OSH Bureau, is the main government authority to drive the National OSH Agenda and Master Plan and also the author of the National OSH Profile.



    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.

Information and advisory services

  1. ILO-CIS National Centre

    since 1983

  2. ILO-CIS Collaborating Centre

    since 1995