Promotional materials


  1. Make it visible: Occupational Diseases - Recognition, compensation and prevention

    Leaflet for the ILO International Safety and Health Conference 2013

    02 November 2013

    Conference background, programme, list of participants and biographies.

  2. CNN Quest Means Business

    Labour problems in Qatar "eminently fixable" says ILO

    03 October 2013

    ILO Director General Guy Ryder discussed accusations of forced labour and other labour violations on Qatar's World Cup and other construction sites, saying that while there had been progress to address these issues on paper, implementation is the major problem but an "eminently fixable" one. He went on to say that Qatar has the resources to do the job and that the necessary political will needs to be applied on all sides before more lives are lost on construction sites.

  3. Rural policy briefs

    Promoting rural development through occupational safety and health

    27 September 2013

    Most people in rural areas face particularly poor and hazardous working conditions coupled with a lack of social protection. Integrated approaches that include promoting rural workers’ health and safety are fundamental to ensure decent and productive lives and boost rural development.

  4. Watch

    Veolia Environnement CEO signs safety and health declaration

    01 July 2013

    Veolia Environnement -- a leading global water, waste and energy management company - has joined more than 300 signatories in support of the Seoul Declaration to promote workplace safety and health worldwide. The agreement was signed at the headquarters of the International Labour Organization (ILO) by Antoine Frérot, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environnement.

  5. Publication

    Safety and health at work: Hopes and challenges in development cooperation

    07 June 2013

    The project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work agenda" was developed to better address safety and health at work as a vital component of decent work and ran between 2010 and 2012. The brochure aims to raise awareness on occupational safety and health issues among the development cooperation community and provide information about the project. It also highlights some successes of the project that could be replicated in other countries.

  6. Video

    Promoting Fire Safety in Bangladesh's Garment Factories

    21 May 2013

    In March 2013 the tripartite constituents of the ILO - government, employers and workers - developed a National Tripartite Plan of Action on Fire Safety for the Ready-Made Garment Sector in Bangladesh. It came about after two devastating fires at ready-made garment factories in 2012 and early 2013 killed 120 workers and injured many others. One of the activities in the Plan of Action, is to develop and deliver mass worker education tools, such as this video, to promote safety and health in the ready-made garments sector.

  7. Occupational Safety and Health

    Beating the Dust Disease in Thailand

    28 April 2013

    An estimate of 200,000 workers are at risk of developing pneumoconiosis in Thailand. ILO’s Senior Specialist in Occupational Safety and Health, Dr. Igor Fedotov says, “It would not be an exaggeration to say that millions are at risk around the world” and these cases are often being unreported. With the help of the ILO, however, the Thai Ministry of Health has increased the number of skilled doctors to treat and support workers diagnosed with the lung disease, making Thailand a leader among developing economies.

  8. Publication

    Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda

    22 March 2013

    Final brochure of the joint ILO-EU project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda" in the Republic of Moldova

  9. Publication

    EU-ILO project “Improving occupational safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda” Ukraine

    22 March 2013

    Final brochure outlining key project activities


  1. Video

    The ILO and the EU improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda (short version)

    30 November 2012

    The European Union and the ILO SAFEWORK programme have engaged in a joint project to improve safety and health at work in Honduras, Malawi, The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, and Zambia. This video gives an overview of the successes reached in these countries, leading to safe and healthy, decent workplace for all.

  2. Video

    Improving Safety and Health at Work through a Decent Work Agenda

    26 November 2012

    The equivalent of four plane crashes each and every day. This is how many people go out to work each day and don't return home because they die in a workplace accident. Thousands more die of work-related diseases. But these accidents and illnesses are preventable. Coordinated action at national and enterprise level is improving workplace safety and health, as well as directly benefiting business productivity, cost-saving and competitiveness. The EU and the ILO's programme on Safety and Health at Work and the environment SafeWork have engaged in a joint project to improve safety and health at work in five countries across three regions of the world: Honduras, Malawi, The Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, and Zambia. The successes reached in these countries can be replicated around the world, leading to safe and healthy, decent workplaces for all.

  3. Publication

    Fire risk management

    01 November 2012

    This booklet is designed to provide employers, managers, workers and governmental organizations with key information on the very severe risks that fires pose in the workplace, as well as on their prevention and control.

  4. Publication

    Final conference of the EU/ILO project "Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda" in Malawi

    16 October 2012

    16 October 2012, Lilongwe, Malawi. Final brochure outlining key project activities. Background, aim, results achieved, the challenge, final project conference.

  5. Publication

    Good Practices in Labour Inspection on HIV and AIDS

    12 October 2012

    This publication is a set of good practices on labour inspection with respect to HIV and AIDS which was prepared jointly by the LAB/ADMIN and the ILO Programme on HIV/AIDS and the World of Work (ILO/AIDS). It is a tool for labour inspectors, workers and employers to improve their understanding about the linkages between labour inspection and HIV and AIDS.

  6. Video News Release

    Transitioning to Green Jobs in Sri Lanka

    03 August 2012

    “Green jobs” can be created in the most fundamental of workplaces, and the result can benefit traditional industries. That’s what is happening in Sri Lanka, where former “waste pickers” at Sri Lanka’s garbage dumps were given new skills to work more efficiently and protect their health, and that is benefitting one of the island’s iconic industries.

  7. Video News Release

    Making Labour Migration Safer for Laotian Workers

    01 August 2012

    Many people dream of a better life in a foreign country, but without job skills and good connections the risk of exploitation is high. There’s a new initiative by the Laotian government to give people who want to try for a better life abroad the chance to make it work safely and legally.

  8. Publication

    e-OSH 2012 promotional leaflet

    25 June 2012

    Everything you want to know about safety and health at work in two clicks.

  9. Publication

    The GHS and the Global Partnership: A success story from Rio to Rio

    14 June 2012

    The booklet summarises and reviews the achievements, lessons learned and future directions of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

  10. Video interview

    An interview with Manuela Tomei on Occupational Safety and Health in the Green Economy

    25 April 2012

    ILO TV interviews Manuela Tomei, Director of the Labour Protection Department about the new report "Promoting safety and health in a green economy" in the lead up to this year's World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

  11. Poster

    Carte Postale - 28 April 2013

    15 March 2012

    La prévention des maladies professionnelles