Safety + Health for All - Publications

January 2022

  1. Support Kit for Developing Occupational Safety and Health Legislation

    13 January 2022

    The Support Kit for Developing OSH Legislation aims to provide guidance to ILO constituents in the establishment or reform of OSH laws by systematically articulating and analysing the key principles and components of a sound, prevention-centred framework OSH law that follows a state-of-the-art regulatory approach. To this end, it identifies the essential elements of national OSH normative frameworks stemming from international labour standards, ILO codes of practice and guidelines and cutting-edge national OSH laws. It captures and discusses to the extent possible various policy and design choices and showcases examples of legislative elements from countries with different legal traditions to enrich and broaden the users’ perspective.

  2. Exposure to Mercury in the world of work: A review of the evidence and key priority actions

    12 January 2022

December 2021

  1. COVID-19 and occupational safety and health in the garment global supply chain in Myanmar

    22 December 2021

    This research examined the measures and actions taken by stakeholders in the garment global supply chain in Myanmar to prevent exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 in workplaces linked to this supply chain. Findings reveal entry points for the development of effective strategies to ensure safer and healthier supply chains and inform the development of policies and strategies to address future pandemics.

  2. COVID-19 and occupational safety and health in the garment/textiles global supply chain in Ethiopia

    22 December 2021

    This research examined the measures and actions taken by stakeholders in the garment/textile global supply chain in Ethiopia to prevent exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 in workplaces linked to this supply chain. Findings reveal entry points for the development of effective strategies to ensure safer and healthier supply chains and inform the development of policies and strategies to address future pandemics.

  3. COVID-19 and occupational safety and health in the coffee global supply chain in Colombia

    22 December 2021

    This research examined the measures and actions taken by stakeholders in the coffee global supply chains in Colombia to prevent exposure to and transmission of COVID-19 in workplaces linked to this supply chain. Findings reveal entry points for the development of effective strategies to ensure safer and healthier supply chains and inform the development of policies and strategies to address future pandemics.''

  4. Assessment of Drivers and Constraints for Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Global Supply Chain in Myanmar

    13 December 2021

    Vision Zero Fund aims to prevent and reduce work-related accidents, injuries and diseases by strengthening public frameworks and establishing sustainable business practices in global supply chains (GSCs). Vision Zero Fund Myanmar Phase II started in May 2020 and will be implemented until April 2023. Based on stakeholder consultations, the project will start activities in a third GSC – namely, construction.

  5. Safety + Health for All Strategy

    02 December 2021

    Phase II (2021 -2025)

November 2021

  1. Profile of women coffee producers in Mexico. Case study of their occupational health and safety conditions

    23 November 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in the framework of the Vision Zero Fund and in collaboration with IWCA, conducted this study to generate a profile of women coffee workers and producers in Mexico in relation to their socio-demographic and labour situation, as well as their situation in terms of OSH.

October 2021

  1. Pesticide safety in action: Lessons from Myanmar

    18 October 2021

    Vision Zero Fund is a project on occupational safety and health (OSH) working in Myanmar since May 2017 in the garment, ginger, and construction value chains. Handling agrochemicals brings risks to farmers and has been a significant OSH concern in the ginger value chain. As a result, in 2020, VZF commissioned a study to evaluate Myanmar’s legislative and policy framework related to the management of agrochemicals throughout their lifecycle (from formulation and packaging to disposal).

  2. Banning Hazardous Pesticides: Recommendation for Myanmar

    18 October 2021

    Vision Zero Fund is a project on occupational safety and health (OSH) working in Myanmar since May 2017 in the garment, ginger, and contruction value chains. Handling agrochemicals brings risks to farmers and has been a significant OSH concern in the ginger value chain.