Safety + Health for All - Publications

  1. Occupational safety and health improvement in the garment industry: Drivers and constraints. A synthesis review

    23 September 2021

    The objective of this synthesis review is to establish OSH vulnerability profiles and identify the common drivers that could be leveraged and the constraints that should be addressed to improve OSH in garment factories. The findings provide information that could be used in developing effective strategies to improve OSH in global supply chains in the garment industry and to identify research gaps and potential for future research.

  2. Occupational safety and health improvement in agricultural global supply chains: Drivers and constraints. A synthesis review

    23 September 2021

    The objective of this synthesis review is to establish OSH vulnerability profiles and identify the common drivers that could be leveraged and the constraints that should be addressed to improve OSH in garment factories. The findings provide information that could be used in developing effective strategies to improve OSH in global supply chains in the garment industry and to identify research gaps and potential for future research.

  3. Reporting, Recording, and Notification of Occupational Accidents and Diseases: A brief guide for Employers and Managers

    09 September 2021

    The purpose of this guide is to provide brief information that will help you and your team improve and promote reporting, recording, and notification of occupational accidents and diseases in your workplace and, as appropriate, dangerous occurrences, commuting accidents and suspected cases of occupational diseases for better prevention of similar events, by identifying their causes and establishing preventive measures.

  4. Reporting, Recording and Notification of Occupational Accidents and Diseases: A brief guide for workers

    09 September 2021

    The purpose of this brief is to assist you (workers) to better understand your role in the implementation of a recording and notification system in the workplace, and to help you fulfil your responsibilities.

  5. The GHS in the world of work: Mapping synergies between ILO Instruments and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

    03 September 2021

    This report explores critical synergies between the GHS and the ILO’s instruments on chemicals and occupational safety and health, with an aim to further promote GHS implementation and an even greater engagement of the world of work in global efforts toward the safer management of chemicals.

  6. Key principles underlying sanctioning procedures applicable to occupational safety and health violations

    02 June 2021

    This brief is aimed to equip policymakers and lawmakers with an overview of the main guiding principles that should underpin administrative and judicial sanctioning procedures applicable to OSH infractions to ensure that they are effective and fair.

  7. Methodology for OSH hazard identification and risk assessment and evaluation in the coffee sector

    21 May 2021

    The present methodology provides a number of tools designed to facilitate, both pedagogically and in practice, the management of OSH risks in the coffee sector.

  8. Improving occupational safety and health in small and medium-sized enterprises. Participant handbook

    17 May 2021

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are important contributors to national economies worldwide. However, they tend to have higher rates of occupational accidents and diseases, owing primarily to human and financial resource deficits, lack of awareness on OSH matters and difficulties in access to external support and training. In addition to the serious ethical concerns raised by human suffering, the impact of occupational accidents and diseases affects productivity and economic growth.

  9. Improving occupational safety and health in small and medium-sized enterprises. Trainers' guide

    17 May 2021

    This Trainers’ Guide provides information and instructions to deliver the ILO training module “Improving occupational safety and health in small and medium-sized enterprises” in a professional way in the classroom. This training module was developed by the ILO’s Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme, Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH), and its Vision Zero Fund (VZF). SCORE’s Module: ‘Safety and Health at Work: A Platform for Productivity’ was used as a basis for the development of this training module.

  10. Improving occupational safety and health in small and medium-sized enterprises – Training module

    17 May 2021