Tools and Services

This section is based on a typology compilation of ILO publications, tools and services prepared by the Policy Department. It is reorganised to match the 24 thematic areas and provides appropriate ILO research papers, instructional material, publications, project documentation, ILO-ITC online courses, toolkits, etc.

2012

  1. Good practice

    Practices with good potential - Towards the elimination of hazardous child labour

    15 March 2012

    This publication is a companion volume of the "Children in Hazardous Work: What we know, what we need to do" report, outlines the problem of hazardous work and highlights possible solutions. Although it is too early to say, in most cases, that the activities included here are proven "good practices" ready for emulation, nonetheless items in this selection have already demonstrated some unique or notable elements.

  2. Meeting document

    Report III(1B): Giving globalization a human face (General Survey on the fundamental Conventions)

    02 March 2012

    General Survey on the fundamental Conventions concerning rights at work in light of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008.

  3. Online edition

    Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety

    20 February 2012

    The new Encyclopaedia website is a cutting-edge global knowledge platform for sharing occupational safety and health (OSH) information and good practices. This online multidisciplinary book of facts and knowledge presents the general user with a panoramic view of the field. The Encyclopaedia was written and compiled by world class researchers and industry experts. It is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject and one of the flagship and widely respected publications of the ILO.

  4. Publication

    Social rights and administrative regulations for effectiveness and sustainability: what modernization of labour law?

    26 January 2012

    This paper deals with the adjustment and modernization of labour law in a period of global crisis which, according to the author: “confirmed the unsustainability of economic models that had been thought of as well established”.

  5. Publication

    Upgrading informal apprenticeship - A resource guide for Africa

    12 January 2012

    A policy learning approach to shift informal apprenticeship back into the focus of national priorities for enhancing skills and youth employability.

  6. Practical improvements for stress prevention in the workplace

    Stress prevention at work checkpoints

    01 January 2012

    This manual aims at reviewing workplace stress issues. It includes easy-to-apply checkpoints for identifying stressors in working life and mitigating their harmful effects. It is hoped that workers and employers will be able to use the checkpoints to detect causes of stress at work and take effective measures to address them.

2011

  1. Instructional material

    Toolkit on Poverty Reduction through Tourism

    12 December 2011

    The toolkit outlines the background to poverty reduction approaches and how the ILO is involved within the context of decent work and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Recent developments in tourism and a vision for an inclusive, pro-poor tourism industry are summarized.

  2. Publication

    Local investments for climate change adaptation: Green jobs through green works

    01 December 2011

    A guide for identifying, designing and implementing interventions in support of climate change adaptation at the local level.

  3. Publication

    Safety and Health in Agriculture. Code of practice

    28 November 2011

    This code of practice is intended to raise awareness of the hazards and risks associated with agriculture and promote their effective management and control; to help prevent occupational accidents and diseases and improve the working environment in practice; to encourage governments, employers, workers and other stakeholders to cooperate to prevent accidents and diseases; and to promote more positive attitudes and behaviour towards occupational safety and health in agriculture throughout the sector.

  4. Publication

    Managing Your Agricultural Cooperative, “My.COOP”

    10 November 2011

    My.COOP is a training package published in 2011, covering managerial challenges that many agricultural cooperatives face, and based on the idea that strong cooperatives are necessary for a more equitable distribution of income, democracy, and for economic and social development