24 February 2020
The Chinese version of "Occupational safety and health in public health emergencies: A manual for protecting health workers and responders" is now available at the critical time of the COVID-19 epidemics.
ILO100 in Viet Nam
17 January 2020
A campaign promotes the links between work safety and productivity in the woodwork and supporting industries in Viet Nam.
Decent Work in Fishing
15 January 2020
The Eighth ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference on the theme “Securing Decent Work in the Fisheries Sector through Labour Inspection in ASEAN” was held from 18-19 December 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.
09 January 2020
MoU to see collaboration in occupational health and safety at work and corporate social responsibility
Labour Inspection Conference
11 December 2019
Ministerial discussion on Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia
09 December 2019
The ILO hosted delegates from the German and Ethiopian governments to discuss “Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia”
02 December 2019
As a follow-up to its National OSH Profile, Indonesia under its Ministry of Manpower is now in the process of preparing of Presidential Decree on National OSH Programme 2020-2024 to drive sustainable OSH development and implementation in the next five years.
The Inter-Organization Programme for the Sound Management of Chemicals (IOMC) discussions with the EU
01 December 2019
At the invitation of the Finnish Presidency, the Chair and Secretariat of the IOMC met with members of the European Council Working Party (international chemicals) on 14 November 2019 to brief EU member states on the functioning and activities of the IOMC and share thoughts and exchange views regarding IOMC's possible role and enhancement in the Beyond 2020 framework.
World Toilet Day
14 November 2019
Countless sanitation workers in the developing world work in conditions that endanger their lives and health, and violate their dignity and rights.
International Labour Standards
12 November 2019
10 November 2019
At the 3rd Tokyo 2020-ILO Sustainability Forum, the ILO new Convention was presented.
01 November 2019
Our impact, their voices
21 October 2019
The ILO is training labour inspectors in Thailand as part of a project to prevent and reduce unacceptable forms of work in the country’s fishing and seafood industries.
16 October 2019
The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy
15 October 2019
LABADMIN/OSH and ITCILO held a three-day meeting to discuss the content of Guidelines on Certain Principles on Labour Inspection in Turin, 7-9 October 2019.
14 October 2019
The multimedia video highlights workshops in North Sulawesi and in Bali aimed to promote decent work in the fishing sector of Indonesia.
11 October 2019
Largest ever study on the impact of heat stress reveals effectiveness of a number of existing approaches, and makes recommendations to better protect workers during summer months
Millions of workers die or fall sick globally due to chemical exposure in textiles, pesticides in agriculture, asbestos in construction, mercury in mining
08 October 2019
A global framework for international chemicals and waste management, known as Beyond 2020, was discussed in Bangkok from 30 September - 4 October 2019.
03 October 2019
Many people associate the development of simultaneous interpreting with the Nuremberg trials that took place after the Second World War. In fact, it was the ILO – under its first Director, Albert Thomas – that gave birth to the concept. This week the ILO and the University of Geneva are celebrating 100 years of conference interpreting.
XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
15 September 2019
Participants from around the world are invited to submit abstracts. The deadline for submitting abstracts is December 15, 2019.