Women workers and gender issues on occupational safety and health

ILO action in this field is undertaken through its In Focus Programme on Safety, Health and the Environment SAFEWORK. The main objective of the Programme is to increase the capacity of Member States to protect workers' health, to prevent and reduce occupational accidents, injuries, occupational and work-related diseases, through the improvement of their working conditions and working environment.

Briefing note | 05 November 2010
Contact(s): Valentina Forastieri