Safety + Health for All - Publications

May 2021

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Tool for Temporary and Seasonal Coffee Workers (Note on Application)

    21 May 2021

    The present document presents factors to be taken during application of the Occupational Safety and Health Tool for Temporary and Seasonal Coffee Workers by bodies that collect information and data on these workers.

  2. The experience of the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia in occupational safety and health (Executive summary)

    19 May 2021

    It presents the results of the analysis of three training sessions on occupational safety and health (OSH) conducted by the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia (FNC) and provides useful tools to advance the development of significant experiences in the promotion of OSH.

  3. Work-related accidents and illnesses: Perceptions and good practices in the Colombian coffee sector (Executive summary)

    19 May 2021

    This document is work-related accidents and illnesses in the formal sector and perceptions and good practices in occupational safety and health (OSH) were analysed with key stakeholders in the Colombian coffee sector.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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

    17 May 2021

  7. Exposure to hazardous chemicals at work and resulting health impacts: A global review

    07 May 2021

    This report provides the most recent evidence base for chemical exposures and resulting health impacts in the world of work, as well as insights into regional trends, gender considerations and priority action areas.

April 2021

  1. Protecting workers: occupational safety and health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    17 April 2021

    Rapid Needs Assessment & Response Plans: Preparation Guidelines for Country Level Interventions

  2. WIND Training Manual Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development. Practical approaches for improving safety, health and working conditions in agriculture

    07 April 2021

    The WIND Training Manual is therefore designed to help small-scale farmers and their families improve safety and health in their work and their daily lives. The uniqueness of the WIND approach is that it enables the voluntary improvement of working and living conditions through the active participation of farmers, their families and the members of their communities. It focuses on simple and practical solutions that can be achieved using locally available, low-cost materials.

  3. WIND Instructor's Manual Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development. Practical approaches for improving safety, health and working conditions in agriculture

    07 April 2021

    The WIND training programme has given farmers around the world an opportunity to improve their safety and health and has even been incorporated into national policies on OSH in many countries. This approach is especially suitable for training small-scale farmers to propose and make immediate improvements in their daily lives, focusing on low-cost and locally sustainable measures and materials.