Safety and health at work resources

January 2003

  1. Employers' handbook on managing HIV/AIDS in the workplace

    01 January 2003

    Provides guidance for managers in developing an HIV/AIDS policy and programme in companies. Includes four modules, both in English and Thai.

December 2002

  1. Project Planning Technical Consultation on Rural Cooperatives in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in the Mekong Sub-region

    Mekong subregional technical meeting planning on the role of rural cooperatives fighting HIV/AIDS

October 2002

  1. Inter-Regional Tripartite Meeting of Expert on Safety & Health in Ship Breaking

    Interregional tripartite meeting for experts on occupational safety and health in ship breaking

September 2002

  1. Surgical instruments in Pakistan

    09 September 2002

    In Pakistan, the difficult and dangerous task of manufacturing surgical instruments has often in the past been done by children. The International Labour Organization is working to put a stop to this and other hazardous forms of child labour, helping cushion the financial blow of losing part of the family income while helping the child catch up with their education. This report from ILO TV.

April 2002

  1. Opening Remarks at World Day for Safety and Health at Work & the OSH Situation in the Thai Agricultural Sector

    25 April 2002

    by Mr Yasuyuki Nodera, Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

  2. Candle-lighting Ceremony to Remember Millions Killed or Injured through Work

    24 April 2002

    ILO join trade unions, labour and health and safety officers and other concerned people in a candle-lighting ceremony on Workers’ Memorial Day.

January 2002

  1. Managing disability in the workplace

    01 January 2002

    This code has been drawn up to guide employers to adopt a positive strategy in managing disability related issues in the workplace. It is intended to be read in the context of national conditions and to be applied in accordance with national law and practice.

October 2001

  1. Shipbreakers

    22 October 2001

    On 20 kilometers of sloping beaches in Bangladesh, an army of men daily perform some of the world’s toughest work. Tankers that survived years of high-seasoned heavy loads are now dismantled as they were built, by hand.

September 2001

  1. Joint Donor/Agency Meeting on Business and Labour responds to HIV/AIDS in Asia

    Meeting of donors and agencies on businesses and labour responses to HIV/AIDS in Asia

June 2001

  1. The ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work

    01 June 2001

    The code provides invaluable practical guidance to policy-makers, employers’ and workers’ organizations and other social partners for formulating and implementing appropriate workplace policy, prevention and care programmes, and for establishing strategies to address workers in the informal sector. It is the product of collaboration between the ILO and its tripartite constituents, as well as cooperation with its international partners.