Training materials

2019

  1. Instructional material

    Improving OSH for Young Workers: A Self-Training Package

    22 October 2019

    The ILO has prepared this self-training package in order to strengthen the capacity of governments, employers, workers (including young workers) and their organizations to improve OSH management for young workers through the assessment and implementation of strategies and actions through national OSH systems.

  2. Safety and Health of E-waste Workers

    Work Improvement for Safe Home: Action manual for improving safety and health of E-waste workers

    29 May 2019

    An illustrated manual that aims to assist e-waste workers in improving their safety, health and productivity and shows many low-cost ideas that e-waste workers can easily adopt by using locally-available materials.

  3. Instructional material

    Online toolkit of resources to support member States in ratifying up-to-date standards on OSH in construction and mining

    29 March 2019

    The Standards Review Mechanism Tripartite Working Group (SRM TWG) was established in 2015 to review the ILO’s international labour standards. Through this body, the ILO’s tripartite constituents aim to ensure that the Organization’s body of standards is robust and responsive to the constantly changing patterns of the world of work, for the purpose of the protection of workers and taking into account the needs of sustainable enterprises.

2018

  1. Instructional material

    Generation Safe & Healthy - Key Messages

    28 April 2018

  2. Work Improvements in Small Enterprises

    Global Manual for WISE - Work Improvements in Small Enterprises

    14 March 2018

    The Global Manual for WISE is designed to assist employers and workers in small enterprises from the manufacturing sector in creating safe, healthy and productive workplaces.

  3. Instructional material

    Strategic Compliance Resource Page

    14 March 2018

    Strategic Compliance, Labour Inspection, LABADMIN/OSH

  4. Instructional material

    International Labour Law and Domestic Law: A training manual for judges, lawyers and legal educators: Occupational safety and health

    21 February 2018

    This publication provides an in-depth examination of international labour standards relating to occupational safety and health and other relevant international instruments, as well as concrete illustrations of how these can be used to settle labour disputes involving occupational safety and health.

2017

  1. Instructional material

    Portworker Development Programme in Bulk Terminals

    04 March 2017

2014

  1. Instructional material

    HealthWISE - Work Improvement in Health Services

    31 July 2014

    HealthWISE is a practical, participatory quality improvement tool for health facilities. The HealthWISE package consists of an Action Manual and a Trainers' Guide to combine action and learning. Topics include occupational safety and health, personnel management and environmental health.

  2. Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development

    Global manual for WIND: Practical approaches for improving safety, health and working conditions in agriculture

    14 April 2014

    This global manual is a culmination of the most recent developments in the WIND training programme collected from different parts of the world. It constitutes a practical and effective tool to support continuous efforts to materialize safety and health at work for families and communities. This new version of the manual is aimed at all potential users, targeted at the global level, beyond country and region.

  3. Second edition

    Ergonomic checkpoints in agriculture: Practical and easy-to-implement solutions for improving safety, health and working conditions

    21 March 2014

    This manual presents practical solutions for improvements in agricultural work and rural life from an ergonomics point of view. The checkpoints it lists are intended to be used as a means to improve existing working and living conditions, for better safety, health and efficiency in agricultural and rural settings.

2013

  1. Instructional material

    HIV and AIDS: Guidelines for the mining sector

    01 November 2013

    This publication which was prepared jointly by the HIV/AIDS and the World of Work Branch (ILOAIDS) and the Sectoral Activities Department (SECTOR) is meant to assist stakeholders in the mining sector in strengthening their response to HIV and AIDS.

  2. Instructional material

    Training package on workplace risk assessment and management for small and medium-sized enterprises

    07 June 2013

    This training package on risk assessment and management at the workplace seeks primarily to empower owners and managers of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to take action themselves to improve safety and health conditions in their workplaces.

2012

  1. Instructional material

    Good practices in labour inspection: The rural sector with special attention to agriculture

    03 June 2012

    This collection of good practices represents a useful tool for labour inspectors, workers and employers with a view to better understanding the implications and complexities of a labour inspection system in the rural sector with specific attention to agriculture.

  2. Instructional material

    The SOLVE training package: Integrating health promotion into workplace OSH policies

    18 April 2012

    The material covers the management of health promotion at the workplace to deal with nine topics: stress and economic stress, violence, tobacco and smoke-free workplaces, alcohol and drugs, nutrition, physical activity, healthy sleep and HIV/AIDS. The package includes a participant's workbook, a trainer’s guide, lesson plans and a CD-ROM with presentations and background material.

  3. Practical improvements for stress prevention in the workplace

    Stress prevention at work checkpoints

    01 January 2012

    This manual aims at reviewing workplace stress issues. It includes easy-to-apply checkpoints for identifying stressors in working life and mitigating their harmful effects. It is hoped that workers and employers will be able to use the checkpoints to detect causes of stress at work and take effective measures to address them.

2010

  1. Second edition

    Ergonomic checkpoints: Practical and easy-to-implement solutions for improving safety, health and working conditions

    01 July 2010

    The manual aims at reducing work-related accidents and diseases and improving safety, health and working conditions. The checkpoints offer practical, low-cost solutions to ergonomic problems, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises. This second edition features revised text, additional checkpoints and new, full-colour illustrations.

  2. Instructional material

    Labour Inspection: what it is and what it does. A guide for workers.

    08 June 2010

    The Guide for Employers and the Guide for Workers will particularly prove useful as good knowledge of the labour inspection issues and implications can contribute to national progress through its efforts in preventing accidents at work, protecting workers and improving their working conditions. Efficient labour inspectorates have the potential to enhance labour productivity by guaranteeing a decent working environment. This is in the interest of both workers and employers alike.

  3. Instructional material

    Labour Inspection: what it is and what it does. A guide for employers.

    08 June 2010

    The Guide for Employers and the Guide for Workers will particularly prove useful as good knowledge of the labour inspection issues and implications can contribute to national progress through its efforts in preventing accidents at work, protecting workers and improving their working conditions. Efficient labour inspectorates have the potential to enhance labour productivity by guaranteeing a decent working environment. This is in the interest of both workers and employers alike.

  4. Instructional material

    Building modern and effective labour inspection systems

    07 June 2010

    This training package on “Building modern and effective labour inspection systems” is the result of a close and practical cooperation between the ILO and the International Training Centre, which believe that the importance of labour inspection in promoting decent work is more and more recognized as a fundamental tool of good governance. Through the international labour standards framework and with this training module, the ILO aims to strengthen labour inspection systems with a view towards ensuring compliance with labour laws and sound labour inspection policies.