Safety + Health for All - Publications

September 2021

  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 identify common drivers and constraints for OSH improvements in agricultural global supply chains. The findings provide information that can assist in developing effective strategies to improve OSH in agricultural global supply chains and to identify research gaps and potential for future research.

  3. WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury, 2000–2016

    17 September 2021

    First joint estimates of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) on work-related disease and injury burden.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

July 2021

  1. Improving occupational safety and health in the coffee supply chain. A toolkit for action

    30 July 2021

    A compilation of tools, methodologies and research for reducing occupational accidents and diseases.

June 2021

  1. 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.

May 2021

  1. Protocol for occupational safety and health in the coffee value chain Emphasis on COVID-19 prevention and mitigation

    21 May 2021

    This summary integrates the more generic measures of the protocols and guides, which target the var ious links of the coffee value chain in Honduras and Mexico, divided into seven main sections: (i) objectives; (ii) scope; (iii) implementation; (iv) prevention and mitigation strategies for COVID-19; (v) OSH recommendations; (vi) identification of risks within each link of the coffee value chain; and (vii) OSH intervention plan.

  2. 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.