Latest: Improving Working Conditions in the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh (RMGP Programme)

2017

  1. Video

    All about Safety Committees

    19 June 2017

    Since the Rana Plaza collapse the ILO with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom has supported the Government of Bangladesh to improve workplace safety in the garment sector. As part of this work efforts have been made to build awareness of the role of Safety Committees. This video produced by the labour inspectorate with ILO support explains what Safety Committees do and how they can benefit workers and employers alike.

  2. Video

    10 tips on workplace safety

    19 June 2017

    ILO is working closely with the government, workers and employers to improve safety in the Bangladesh garment sector. As part of these efforts a major OSH campaign has been launched featuring local TV star Mosharraf Karim. Follow Mosharraf as he explains basic safety tips to Bangladesh garment workers.

  3. Video

    The Remediation Coordination Cell for the Bangladesh garment industry (infographic)

    19 June 2017

    Since the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013, the International Labour Organization with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom has worked to improve safety in the Bangladesh garment industry. Over 1,500 garment factories have been inspected for structural, fire and electrical safety. A newly formed Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) will now ensure that work to fix any faults in the factories is carried out in a systematic and accountable manner

  4. Publication

    The Remediation Coordination Cell for the Bangladesh garment industry

    05 June 2017

    Since the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013, the International Labour Organization with the support of Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom has worked to improve safety in the Bangladesh garment industry. Over 1,500 garment factories have been inspected for structural, fire and electrical safety. A newly formed Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC) will now ensure that work to fix any faults in the factories is carried out in a systematic and accountable manner. This simple fact sheet explains just what the RCC will do and how

  5. Event

    Foundational training for Bangladesh labour inspectors comes to a close

    A comprehensive labour inspection training programme which has seen 239 inspectors gain the skills needed to boost working conditions and worker safety in Bangladesh has ended.

  6. Video

    Learning labour court skills in Bangladesh

    18 May 2017

    Labour inspector Bulbul Ahmed took part in a mock labour court training held by the ILO for Bangladesh labour inspectors, in July 2016. The training was supported by ILO's Improving Working Conditions in the garment sector programme funded by Canada, the Netherlands and United Kingdom as part of efforts to support the reform of the labour inspectorate

  7. Video

    Lady inspectors take to two wheels

    18 May 2017

    In order to help female labour inspectors in Bangladesh get to factories ILO's Improving Working Conditions in the Garment Sector programme funded by Canada, the Netherlands and United Kingdom provided 20 motorcycle scooters as part of efforts to support the reform of the labour inspectorate

  8. Publication

    Handbook on career counselling (In English and Bangla)

    17 May 2017

    This handbook on career counselling has been developed to share practical guidelines for those working with survivors of traumatic incidents

  9. News

    Remediation Coordination Cell for Bangladesh garment industry launched

    14 May 2017

    The safety of the Bangladesh garment industry is set to take a further step forward following the launch of a Remediation Coordination Cell (RCC)

  10. Event

    Celebration of National Occupational Safety and Health Day 2017

    For the second year, Bangladesh celebrates National Occupational Safety and Health Day on 28 April 2017 organised by the Department of Inspections for Factories and Establishments