Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease.
Every 15 seconds, 153 workers have a work-related accident.
The ILO aims to create worldwide awareness of the dimensions and consequences of work-related accidents, injuries and diseases and to place the health and safety of all workers on the international agenda and to stimulate and support practical action at all levels.
Decent work is safe work.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work - 28 April
Today, many workers are facing greater pressure to meet the demands of modern working life. Psychosocial risks such as increased competition, higher expectations on performance and longer working hours are contributing to the workplace becoming an ever more stressful environment.
12 September 2016 - 30 September 2017
10 - 21 October 2016
7 - 18 November 2016
Creating safe and healthy workplaces
This app series is a new digital tool for improving occupational safety and health in the workplace. Users can explore illustrated descriptions of each checkpoint and create interactive checklists tailored to their workplace. Each app also includes best practice recommendations for taking action and implementing effective improvements.
50 easy-to-implement checkpoints for identifying sources of stress in the workplace and mitigating their harmful effects.
132 realistic and flexible solutions to ergonomic problems, applicable across a whole range of workplace situations.
100 practical actions to improve safety and health and increase productivity, tailored for rural and agricultural settings.