News, articles and statements on occupational safety and health

October 2019

  1. SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop

    16 October 2019

    The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

July 2019

  1. Innovative OSH platform and game board for young workers

    15 July 2019

    To better reach out young workers in the country, the ILO and its partners have developed and launched communication tools in the forms of online OSH platform and game board.

  2. Indonesia continues to foster OSH prevention culture through its first National OSH Profile

    08 July 2019

    Indonesia is taking a significant step in ensuring the implementation of OSH prevention culture in the country, by developing and launching its first National OSH Profile.

  3. © PJ Tavera Photography 2019

    Increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs

    01 July 2019

    Global warming is expected to result in an increase in work-related heat stress, damaging productivity and causing job and economic losses. The poorest countries will be worst affected.

June 2019

  1. ILO to launch new report on work-related heat stress

    28 June 2019

  2. Indonesia launches its first National OSH Profile to promote safe and secure working environments and foster prevention culture

    27 June 2019

    Indonesia continues to demonstrate progress and leadership on occupational safety and health (OSH) and to promote a national culture of prevention on OSH.

  3. Learning OSH in a fun and creative way with OSHNopoly

    14 June 2019

    The ILO promote a fun and creative way to learn about concept and practical information on occupational safety and health (OSH) through a board game named OSHNopoly. ILO Jakarta Office is to launch the Indonesian version of the game.

  4. Working hand in hand to strengthen OSH programmes at national and provincial level

    10 June 2019

    The ILO and its social partners continue to work together in creating a culture of prevention through the development of national OSH programme and building the capacity for OSH provincial stakeholders.

May 2019

  1. Child labour in mining, poor working conditions take centre stage in inter-regional meeting

    29 May 2019

    With the growing global movement to support just transition and formalization of artisanal and small-scale gold mines, the ILO brought together experts and global actors to address child labour and poor working conditions in an inter-regional meeting held in the Philippines.

  2. 100 years of making work safer and healthier

    21 May 2019

    Occupational safety and health (OSH) has been a core element of the ILO’s work since it was founded in 1919. Technical specialist, Manal Azzi, charts the major OSH milestones of the ILO’s first hundred years and looks ahead to the challenges of the future.

  3. Recognizing the dangers of asbestos

    08 May 2019

    The ILO in collaboration with the Indonesia Ban Asbestos Network (INA-BAN) raised the public awareness about the danger of asbestos.

April 2019

  1. Towards improved OSH data collection and analysis in ASEAN

    05 April 2019

    Indonesia hosted the 6th ASEAN OSHNET: OSH Data Collection and Analysis, aimed to improve policies for reporting occupational accidents and employment injury insurance in ASEAN.

March 2019

  1. Indonesian youth speak up about future of work and OSH

    08 March 2019

    The ILO’s event provided an opportunity for young Indonesians to speak out. Sixty Indonesian youth shared their thoughts and insights about future of work and occupational safety and health (OSH).

  2. Shaping the future of occupational safety and health for young workers

    07 March 2019

    The world of work is undergoing major changes that will continue, and potentially intensify, in the future. The ILO seminar provided a venue for Indonesian millennial and the older generations to work together in dealing with the future of work and, at the same time, improving the protection of young workers in the country.

February 2019

  1. National debate on the future of work in Lao PDR highlights the need for a human centred agenda

    27 February 2019

    On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the 55th anniversary of Lao PDR’s membership, government, workers and employers representatives from Lao PDR discussed the recommendations of the ILO’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.

  2. Youth4OSH portal to promote better OSH awareness and culture of prevention

    04 February 2019

    To promote better occupational safety and health (OSH) awareness and culture of prevention in Indonesia, the Indonesian OSH council and the ILO has jointly established an OSH portal, Youth4OSH Portal, as a knowledge sharing platform.

January 2019

  1. Indonesia is developing its National OSH Programme 2019-2024

    29 January 2019

    Indonesia has a long history in occupational safety and health (OSH). To improve its OSH prevention culture, the country is now in the process of formulating its National OSH Programme 2019-2024.

  2. Towards more integrated OSH programmes

    21 January 2019

    The ILO initiated an occupational safety and health (OSH) consultative meeting with its relevant social partners. By sharing OSH knowledge, programmes, lessons learnt and challenges, the ILO and its social partners could develop stronger workplace prevention culture.

  3. Strengthening the roles of Indonesian OSH Council to provide better protection for young workers

    14 January 2019

    The participation of Indonesian youth in promoting OSH is crucial. About half the 130 million population is under the age of 30 and many of them work in sectors with a high risk of workplace accidents and disease, such as the construction sector. The ILO assisted the Indonesian OSH Council (DK3N) to strengthen its young workers’ task force so that youth have a greater voice in national OSH policy deliberations.

November 2018

  1. Enhancing OSH in the workplace, through social dialogue

    22 November 2018

    National occupational safety and health (OSH) systems can be improved and strengthened by creating a culture of prevention through meaningful social dialogue. This requires effective cooperation and collaboration among government, employer and worker representatives—as equal and independent partners—to find solutions to issues of common concern. Indonesia is rapidly improving its national OSH system and building a culture of prevention through effective social dialogue at national and enterprise levels.