Publications and technical tools

2020

  1. Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement in the global textile supply chain from Madagascar

    08 April 2020

    Case Study

  2. Improving Safety and Health in Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: An overview of initiatives and delivery mechanisms

    31 March 2020

    This report focuses on micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and their specific characteristics that are likely to have an impact on occupational safety and health (OSH) outcomes.

  3. A Study on Labour Inspectors’ Careers

    20 March 2020

    This paper is addressed to managers of labour inspection systems who have to develop or improve a human resources (HR) policy for labour inspectors. It provides them with: a basis for developing HR policies specifically for labour inspectors; an overview of today’s current approaches to HR with respect to labour inspectors; and a number of national practices in recruitment, training, remuneration, promotion, mobility and work-life balance.

  4. ILO Instruments on Chemical Safety - Analysis and synergies with other international frameworks on the sound management of chemicals

    31 January 2020

    This report analyses all major ILO instruments that address chemical hazards for human health and safety as well as the environment.

  5. Summary Report of Research Products Developed within the SafeYouth@Work Project

    15 January 2020

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

2019

  1. Flagship Programme Strategy

    10 December 2019

    Safety + Health for All

  2. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  3. Guide for the Mainstreaming of Occupational Safety and Health in Vocational Training Programmes - Culinary Arts

    22 October 2019

  4. Guide for the Mainstreaming of Occupational Safety and Health in Vocational Training Programmes - Forestry and Wood Production Sector

    22 October 2019

  5. Guide for Mainstreaming of Occupational Safety and Health in Vocational training programmes

    22 October 2019

  6. SafeYouth@Work - Impact Stories

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  7. SafeYouth@Work - Project Results

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  8. Market assessment, OSH Risk assessment and business care analysis on occupational safety and health in the Myanmar garment sector

    04 October 2019

    The VZF team conducted a comprehensive mapping of the entire garment value chain, an OSH Risk Assessment and a study on a ‘business case for OSH’, aiming to frame interventions from the perspective of cost-effectiveness and market-based incentives to address OSH issues in the chain.

  9. Managing OSH risks pays off! (Poster)

    21 August 2019

    This poster is the awareness raising campaign material about new OSH law in Myanmar for garment factories.

  10. Managing OSH risks pays off! (Pamphlet)

    21 August 2019

    This pamphlet is the awareness raising campaign material about new OSH law in Myanmar for garment factories.

  11. Managing OSH risks pays off! (Handbook)

    21 August 2019

    This handbook is the awareness raising campaign material about new OSH law in Myanmar for garment factories.

  12. Executive summary on Occupational Safety and Health in the Myanmar Garment Sector

    30 May 2019

    The garment sector in Myanmar is one of the vital industries that supports the economic development of Myanmar and provides many job opportunities for the country’s workers. The sector is now estimated to employ a range of between 350,000 and 450,000 workers, 90 per cent of whom are women. The latest list from Myanmar Garment Manufacturer Association indicates that 518 factories are currently operational in the country.

  13. Safety and Health for Young Workers – Factsheet for Employers

    28 February 2019

  14. Safety and Health - Factsheet for young Workers

    28 February 2019

2018

  1. Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement in the ginger global value chain from Myanmar

    16 October 2018

    Myanmar is the seventh largest producer of ginger in the world and it has a high potential to expand its exports. Cultivation of ginger represents a major cash crop for smallholders and a source of income for individuals in rural areas, such as in South Shan, where the majority of Myanmar’s ginger is grown.