Promotional materials

2013

  1. Occupational Safety and Health

    Beating the Dust Disease in Thailand

    28 April 2013

    An estimate of 200,000 workers are at risk of developing pneumoconiosis in Thailand. ILO’s Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health, Dr. Igor Fedotov says, “It would not be an exaggeration to say that millions are at risk around the world” and these cases are often being unreported. With the help of the ILO, however, the Thai Ministry of Health has increased the number of skilled doctors to treat and support workers diagnosed with the lung disease, making Thailand a leader among developing economies.

  2. Publication

    Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda

    22 March 2013

    Final brochure of the joint ILO-EU project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda" in the Republic of Moldova

  3. Publication

    EU-ILO project “Improving occupational safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda” Ukraine

    22 March 2013

    Final brochure outlining key project activities

2012

  1. Video

    The ILO and the EU improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda (short version)

    30 November 2012

    The European Union and the ILO SAFEWORK programme have engaged in a joint project to improve safety and health at work in Honduras, Malawi, The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, and Zambia. This video gives an overview of the successes reached in these countries, leading to safe and healthy, decent workplace for all.

  2. Video

    Improving Safety and Health at Work through a Decent Work Agenda

    26 November 2012

    The equivalent of four plane crashes each and every day. This is how many people go out to work each day and don't return home because they die in a workplace accident. Thousands more die of work-related diseases. But these accidents and illnesses are preventable. Coordinated action at national and enterprise level is improving workplace safety and health, as well as directly benefiting business productivity, cost-saving and competitiveness. The EU and the ILO's programme on Safety and Health at Work and the environment SafeWork have engaged in a joint project to improve safety and health at work in five countries across three regions of the world: Honduras, Malawi, The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, and Zambia. The successes reached in these countries can be replicated around the world, leading to safe and healthy, decent workplaces for all.

  3. Publication

    Fire risk management

    01 November 2012

    This booklet is designed to provide employers, managers, workers and governmental organizations with key information on the very severe risks that fires pose in the workplace, as well as on their prevention and control.

  4. Publication

    Final conference of the EU/ILO project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda" in Malawi

    16 October 2012

    16 October 2012, Lilongwe, Malawi. Final brochure outlining key project activities. Background, aim, results achieved, the challenge, final project conference.

  5. Publication

    Good Practices in Labour Inspection on HIV and AIDS

    12 October 2012

    This publication is a set of good practices on labour inspection with respect to HIV and AIDS which was prepared jointly by the LAB/ADMIN and the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS). It is a tool for labour inspectors, workers and employers to improve their understanding about the linkages between labour inspection and HIV and AIDS.

  6. Video News Release

    Transitioning to Green Jobs in Sri Lanka

    03 August 2012

    “Green jobs” can be created in the most fundamental of workplaces, and the result can benefit traditional industries. That’s what is happening in Sri Lanka, where former “waste pickers” at Sri Lanka’s garbage dumps were given new skills to work more efficiently and protect their health, and that is benefitting one of the island’s iconic industries.

  7. Video News Release

    Making Labour Migration Safer for Laotian Workers

    01 August 2012

    Many people dream of a better life in a foreign country, but without job skills and good connections the risk of exploitation is high. There’s a new initiative by the Laotian government to give people who want to try for a better life abroad the chance to make it work safely and legally.

  8. Publication

    e-OSH 2012 promotional leaflet

    25 June 2012

    Everything you want to know about safety and health at work in two clicks.

  9. Publication

    The GHS and the Global Partnership: A success story from Rio to Rio

    14 June 2012

    The booklet summarises and reviews the achievements, lessons learned and future directions of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

  10. Video interview

    An interview with Manuela Tomei on Occupational Safety and Health in the Green Economy

    25 April 2012

    ILO TV interviews Manuela Tomei, Director of the Labour Protection Department about the new report "Promoting safety and health in a green economy" in the lead up to this year's World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  11. Poster

    Carte Postale - 28 April 2013

    15 March 2012

    La prévention des maladies professionnelles

  12. Poster

    Postcard - 28 April 2013

    15 March 2012

    The prevention of Occupational Diseases

  13. Poster

    Postcard for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work - 28 April 2012

    15 March 2012

    Promoting safety and health in a green economy

  14. Poster

    Poster for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work - 28 April 2013

    06 March 2012

    The Prevention of Occupational Diseases

  15. Poster

    Poster for the World Day for Safety and Health at Work - 28 April 2012

    06 March 2012

    Promoting safety and health in a green economy

2011

  1. Video News Release

    India: Working Together to End Hazardous Child Labour

    10 June 2011

    Around 115 million boys and girls under the age of 18 are involved in hazardous child labour. Making a change is possible. In India both employers and trade unions are actively involved in the fight against child labour, especially when it comes to keeping children out of hazardous work.

  2. Video

    Kukes miners learn about their rights in health and safety at work

    17 May 2011

    Vlahna Village, like many in the region of Kukes, has been highly affected by youth migration, a prevalence of under-employment and informal working practices. However, thanks to new direct investment from abroad, the nearby Vlahna Mine, home to the second largest chromium reserve in Albania and one of the largest in Europe, is being put to productive use once more following its closure in 2006. To ensure the transition from informal to formal employment, 40 miners are receiving training in occupational safety and health as part of their recruitment, to ensure improved working conditions and long-term job security for the local community. The training programme has been realized thanks to the One UN Joint Programme Youth Employment and Migration, funded by the Government of Spain through the MDG Achievement Fund.