Publications and technical tools

2019

  1. 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.

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

    22 October 2019

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

    22 October 2019

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

    22 October 2019

  5. SafeYouth@Work - Impact Stories

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  6. SafeYouth@Work - Project Results

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

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

    28 February 2019

  13. 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.

  2. Occupational Safety and Health in Global Value Chains Starterkit - Guide for Implementers

    24 July 2018

  3. Occupational Safety and Health in Global Value Chains Starterkit

    24 July 2018

    Assessment of drivers and constraints for OSH improvement in global value chains and intervention design

  4. Occupational Safety and Health within Sustainable Sourcing Policies of Multinational Enterprises

    24 July 2018

    Summary of research findings focusing on agriculture and textile

  5. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

2017

  1. Food and agriculture global value chains: Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement - Volume Two - Three case studies

    09 November 2017

  2. Food and agriculture global value chains: Drivers and constraints for occupational safety and health improvement - Volume One - Perspectives from relevant research areas

    09 November 2017