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

2016

  1. Publication

    Manual for capacity building of DIFE inspectors on follow-up of preliminary safety assessments and CAP development

    20 October 2016

    This manual provides guidance for inspectors on how to follow up preliminary safety assessments of RMG factories and the development of Corrective Action Plans (CAPS).

  2. Press release

    OSH training for 800,000 RMG workers

    09 October 2016

    800,000 ready-made garment workers across Bangladesh are set to benefit from an occupational safety and health training programme launched today in Dhaka

  3. Event

    Labour inspection strategy for Bangladesh under development

    The development of a first ever labour inspection strategy for Bangladesh took a step closer following the start of a consultation process on the contents of a draft.

  4. Press release

    315 inspectors receive electrical safety training to help reduce fire risk in RMG sector

    03 September 2016

    A training programme will build the electrical safety skills of inspectors to reduce the risk of fires in the RMG sector

  5. Press release

    High interest rates, low financial literacy amongst barriers to RMG remediation: IFC/ILO Study

    20 June 2016

    High interest rates and a lack of financial literacy are highlighted as major obstacles to factories in the Bangladesh Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector from obtaining remediation financing according to a report launched by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka today.

  6. Publication

    Remediation financing in Bangladesh’s ready made garment sector: An overview

    20 June 2016

    High interest rates and a lack of financial literacy are highlighted as major obstacles to factories in the Bangladesh Ready Made Garment (RMG) sector from obtaining remediation financing according to a report launched by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Labour Organization (ILO) in Dhaka today.

  7. Event

    Twenty labour inspectors trained to become trainers

    Labour inspectors from different districts of Bangladesh gained specialised knowledge on inspection as part of ongoing capacity building effort of the Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments (DIFE).

  8. News

    Trade unions add voice to labour inspection strategy development

    05 June 2016

    Trade union representatives came together in Dhaka, 2 June 2016 to gain better understanding of labour inspection policies and strategies in Bangladesh.

  9. Publication

    10 Tips on OSH

    29 April 2016

    This simple English language brochure gives basic information on 10 ways to make workplaces safer.

  10. Publication

    What is a Safety Committee?

    29 April 2016

    This simple English language brochure gives basic information on what are Safety committees and what do they do.